I’ve been surprised to learn that adding an avocado to my smoothie makes it lusciously creamy. This one, from Martha Stewart, is full of healthy fats, potassium, Vitamin C, a little sweetness and a hint of spice. Include the chia seeds for a boost of omega-3 and fibre. And while you are at it, slip in a handful of spinach and you will add a boost of iron, too. Pretty good going for a filling, healthy breakfast you can take on the run.

The photo shows two smoothies: one with chia seeds and one without. Although optional, the author suggests it’s worth it for an extra credit to …

Stir in soaked chia seeds for an omega-3 boost.

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