Raspberry and date homemade kid friendly smoothie

Smoothie Pouches: Store-Bought vs. Homemade - Which is cheaper?

Discover the pros and cons of store-bought vs. homemade smoothie pouches. Learn how to make delicious, healthy smoothie pouches at home with our easy recipe and see why homemade might be the best choice for you.

 Store vs homemade Product Cost Cost per 100g
Store Only Organic Raspberry Date Oat Milk & Goji 100g $2.85 $2.85
Homemade

Banana

Frozen raspberries (45g/500g x $7)

Frozen strawberries(45g/500g x $6.20)

Rolled oats (20g/750g x $1.60)

Dates (25g/500g x $1.85)

Goji (8g/150g x $4.70)

$0.72

$0.63

$0.56

$0.04

$0.09

$0.25

$0.38

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 banana
  • 45g frozen raspberries
  • 45g frozen strawberries
  • 20g rolled oats
  • 25g pitted dates
  • 8g goji berries
  • 300g water
  • 50g hot water

Method:

  1. In a bowl, add the goji berries and dates, pour over hot water and allow to soak.

  2. Once the goji berries and dates have softened, add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.

  3. Pour the smoothie into your Sinchies reusable food pouches. Enjoy.

Note:

The store bought pouch contains fiber in the form of inulin, which acts as a prebiotic to nourish beneficial gut bacteria. Inulin naturally occurs in oats, so using rolled oats in this recipe instead of oat milk ensures that this fiber is present. According to the Australian Food Composition Database, 20 grams of oats contain 0.08 grams of inulin.


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