[RECIPE] Ginger and nut smoothie


A delicious healthy recipe commissioned from Sleekgeek Success Story turned Coach,  Sylvia Frank (read more about her here).

Carefully designed to fit in with the Sleekgeek Food List,  Healthy Meal Template, and  Portion Control Guide.



  • Quality Protein
    • 1 scoop vanilla whey protein.
    • Half a cup of Bulgarian yoghurt.
  • Vegetables/Fruit
    • Half a frozen banana
    • A handful of baby spinach leaves
  • Smart Carbs
    • 2 Tbsp raw oats
  • Healthy Fat
    • 1 level Tbsp almond butter (or other nut butter of choice)
  • Herb, spices and extra
    • Half tsp finely grated fresh ginger
    • A quarter tsp vanilla extract
    • Pinch salt
    • Half a cup of almond milk (or other milk)
    • Added sweetener of choice if you choose it


  • Blender
  • Knife
  • Board
  • Grater
  • Measuring spoons
  • Measuring cups


  • Measure all the ingredients out and pop them into the blender.
  • Blend until smooth.


  • Pour the smoothie mixture into a beautiful glass and sprinkle with a little ginger powder.

Point of interest: Ginger is not just tasty.. it also serves as an anti-inflammatory and may reduce muscle pain and soreness.