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Banana Smoothie Recipe

Banana Smoothie Recipe
Begin your day with a nutritious banana smoothie. A deliciously healthy way to start the day, this smoothie is full of bananas, yoghurt with just a hint of cinnamon that makes it more-ish.  The kale gives you that added goodness only green leafy vegetables will give you.  It's a breakfast smoothie in a glass and also a great way to have a meal on the run.

The health benefits of the humble banana


Bananas are for sure nutrition in a bag.  They aren’t just delicious, they’re also extremely nutritious and are designed to be the perfect long-lasting energy snack. Unlike their super-processed, super-sugary competitors, bananas are bursting with goodness and nutrition to keep you full of energy all day long.

Bananas are packed with important carbohydrates.  They are also a good source of vitamin B6 and potassium.  These nutrients will give you a balanced blend of goodness that is ideal for restoring tired muscles and boosting bored brains. Vitamin B6 and potassium are a great combination for tuning up your nervous system by providing 15% of your daily B6 needs for nerve function. You will often find elite athletes munching on a banana before, during, and after exercise.

The health benefits of peanut butter


Peanut butter is a great source of the antioxidant vitamin E, bone-building magnesium, muscle-friendly potassium, and vitamin B6. Research shows that eating peanuts can decrease your risk of heart disease, diabetes, and other chronic health conditions.
Peanut butter is bursting with heart-healthy monounsaturated fat

Ingredients


  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • ½ cup yoghurt
  •  Leaf of one kale
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 scoop your favourite protein powder

Method


  1. Place all ingredients in a blender, making sure that the peanut butter is the last ingredient added.
  2. Blend until all ingredients are smooth.
  3. Serve in a tall glasses with a shake of cinnamon on top and a slice of banana to garnish.

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