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New year, new you: Four health boosting smoothies, as recommended by Cooper’s Grocers in Selby

New year, new you: Four health boosting smoothies, as recommended by Cooper’s Grocers in Selby
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New year, new you: Four health boosting smoothies, as recommended by Cooper’s Grocers in Selby

3 January 2024

After all of that turkey, stuffing, chocolates and merriment over the festive season, many of us are looking for a health boost once the New Year kicks in.

Fruit and veg smoothies have become the go to drink of choice for many of us looking for some to consume that’s quick and healthy.

Whether you need a grab-and-go breakfast, or crave something to help get you through that run or gym session, a smoothie can certainly provide that welcome boost.

With that in mind, greengrocer Conor Cooper has pulled together this blog post detailing health-boosting smoothies you can make easily at home with a blender.

All the fruit and veg mentioned can be bought at Cooper’s Grocers in Market Cross, Selby.


Vitamin booster

Many of us now take a multivitamin tablet in a morning to help give us that extra get up and go. This smoothie does all of that – but is also a delicious drink in its own right. 

This one strikes the perfect balance between fruit and veg, combining carrot, celery, mango and orange.

The veg provides the fibre boost, while the fruit gives you that sweet taste.


1 orange, peeled and roughly chopped

50g of mango, roughly chopped

1 large carrot, peeled and roughly chopped

2 sticks of celery, roughly chopped

200ml water


Strawberry and avocado

This low in calorie, but high in calcium smoothie would make a perfect breakfast-on-the-go drink to keep you going throughout the whole morning.


½ avocado, stoned, peeled and cut into chunks

4 tbsp of low-fat natural yogurt

200ml semi-skimmed milk

150g strawberry halved

Lemon or lime juice, to taste

Honey, to taste


Kale smoothie

This vegan, green smoothie should give you a dose of the all-important Vitamin C, which can help boost your immunity and helps to reduce iron deficiency. 


2 handfuls kale

½ avocado

large handful pineapple chunks

medium-sized chunk ginger 

1 tbsp cashew nuts 

½ lime, juice only

1 banana, optional


Dragon fruit

Bright pink and creamy, this striking-looking smoothie is jam-packed with nourishing ingredients to give you that much needed boost, first thing in the morning. 


1 cup dicedfrozen dragon fruit  

1 frozen bananabroken into pieces

1 ½ cups unsweetened non-dairy milkor milk of choice

1 tablespoon chia seeds

½ cup frozen or fresh strawberries

juice of one lemon


Cooper’s Grocers offers a delicious range of fresh vegetables and fruit, as well as milk, store cupboard staples and freshly squeezed orange juice. All of which are supplied directly from independent Yorkshire suppliers. 

The shop is open Monday to Saturday between 8:30am and 4pm and Sunday between 10am and 4pm.

For more information about Market Cross in Selby, owned by Dransfield Properties, visit 

For further information, contact:

Public Relations Department, Dransfield Properties Ltd
Tel: 01226 360644