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Power of four: Poon's pick of the mixes

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 31 January, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 31 January, 2012, 12:00am

Anyone running in this weekend's Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon might want to consider these smoothie recipes, developed by registered dietitian Sally Poon in collaboration with the race organisers. They're also great for anyone looking for a healthy breakfast or snack.

Add four ice cubes for each recipe if you fancy a cold drink, or simply blend ingredients until frothy and drink immediately. Each recipe makes two servings.

Tropical fruit smoothie

250ml unsweetened orange juice

200 grams low-fat vanilla yogurt

250 grams pineapple chunks

Mixed berry smoothie

250ml skimmed milk

200 grams low-fat vanilla yogurt

125 grams strawberries

125 grams blueberries

Fresh mint (for garnish)

Chocolate soy smoothie

250ml calcium-fortified chocolate soy milk

1 ripe banana, roughly chopped

200 grams low-fat vanilla yogurt

1 tbsp chocolate powder (for garnish)

Green tea soy smoothie

250ml low-sugar calcium-fortified vanilla soy milk

200 grams low-fat vanilla yogurt

1 ripe banana, chopped

2 tbsp green tea powder (plus extra for garnish)

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