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Indulgent Chocolate, Blackcurrant and Pear Smoothie

It may look and taste naughty, but this smoothie has all the antioxidant and vitamin C goodness of blackcurrants (70 per cent of the vitamin C NRV) and is low GI for sustained energy levels

Nutrition: 
263kcal
17.7g fat (3.2g saturates)
19.5g carbohydrate (17g sugars)
7.3g fibre
2.7g protein
0.15g salt
Serves: 
4
Preparation time: 
10 mins
Ingredients: 
  • 400ml chocolate soya milk
  • 100g fresh or thawed from frozen blackcurrants
  • 1 large pear, chopped
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 40g toasted hazelnuts, plus extra finely chopped, to serve
  • 1 square dark chocolate, grated to serve
Method: 
  1. Place all the ingredients into a blender, and whizz until smooth.
  2. Pour into glasses or jam jars and serve with some blackcurrants, chopped hazelnut and grated chocolate on top