Bananas are rapidly gaining popularity in smoothies for good reason. The curved yellow fruit packs a big nutritional punch, wrapped in its own convenient packaging. The good thing about bananas is that they are available all year round and because of their natural sweetness, ripe mashed bananas can be used to lend a moist and naturally sweet flavor to smoothies as well as make a great addition to breads, cakes or muffin.
Nutritional breakdown of bananas
One medium banana (about 126 grams) is considered to be one serving. One serving of banana contains 110 calories of which 30 grams are carbohydrates and 1 gram of protein. Bananas are naturally free of fat, cholesterol and sodium.
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Apart from it’s delicious taste, bananas come with possible health benefits including lowering the risks of cancer and asthma, lowering blood pressure, and improving heart health.
Because of its carbohydrate content, Banana serve as a good energy food especially after a workout. Add sliced banana to your morning cereal or oatmeal, or take a banana with you on your way to work or school for a healthy, portable snack.
In this recipe, banana is the main ingredient. Try it out and leave us feedback in the comment area below.
1 medium Banana (frozen)
3 Strawberries ( 2 frozen, 1 fresh)
3 peacan nuts (for topping)
20g mixed seeds (for topping)
100g low-fat plain Yoghurt
- Blend banana, frozen strawberries and youghrut.
- Top with Kiwi slices, peacan nuts, blueberries and strawberries.