Spicy Kiwi Banana Smoothie (3 Min, Vegetarian)

Spicy Kiwi Banana Smoothie. High in vitamin C, fiber and potassium. Delicious and tasty.| hurrythefoodup.com

Kiwis. Small, flightless birds and symbol of New Zealand. Ever tried putting one in a blender? No? Good. You shouldn’t either, it’s probably illegal. But there’s no excuse for not trying this quick and spicy kiwi breakfast smoothie – it’s absolutely rammed with vitamin C and is high in calcium, fiber, protein, iron and potassium.

It’s a great summer smoothie that’s really filling too – courtesy of the porridge oats. Your body will thank you, and the ginger gives the taste a real kick.

Health Benefits – Kiwi Banana Smoothie

This smoothie really is one of the best. One serving contains 36% of your GDA of fibre, which has a myriad of different health benefits – like lowering glucose and cholesterol levels and protecting against heart disease and diabetes (Fantastic Fibre).

A serving also contains nearly a third (32%) of the GDA for potassium – critical for blood pressure control and kidney function (Powerful Potassium).

On top of that it even has less than 300 calories. Combined with the other nutrients included – the only question left is: what are you waiting for?

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Spicy Kiwi Banana Smoothie

Spicy Kiwi Banana Smoothie. A super simple and super healthy green and white spicy kiwi banana breakfast smoothie. High in vitamin C, fiber and potassium. Delicious and tasty.

Course Drinks, Post-Workout
Cuisine Vegetarian
Prep Time 3 minutes
Total Time 3 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 297 kcal
Author Hurry The Food Up

Ingredients

  • 3 kiwi fruits
  • 2 bananas
  • ¾ cup milk (any milk is fine, try soy, almond, coconut etc)
  • ¾ cup low fat yogurt
  • 4 tbsp porridge oats
  • 1 thumb ginger, grated

Optional

  • 1 tsp honey (if you like it that bit sweeter)

Instructions

  1. Skin the kiwis - chop off the top and bottom, stand and slice off the edges (not your fingers)
  2. Peel bananas (a monkey can do it, so can you).

  3. Chop or grate the ginger.
  4. Throw fruits, oats and ginger into a blender with the milk and yoghurt.
  5. Blend.

  6. Drink!

Recipe Notes

If you’ve got a sweet tooth then don’t be afraid to add some honey or brown sugar to make it more palatable to you...

Adapted from Jamie Oliver. All probs to his staff! 🙂

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Kiwi Banana Smoothie
Amount Per Serving (445 g)
Calories 297 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 85mg 4%
Potassium 1106mg 32%
Total Carbohydrates 59g 20%
Dietary Fiber 8.9g 36%
Sugars 28.9g
Protein 11g 22%
Vitamin A 17%
Vitamin C 194%
Calcium 35%
Iron 9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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6 comments

  1. This looks so yumee, will have to try it soon.

    xoxo
    http://www.cookwithdesy.com

  2. You know, I’m not a huge kiwi fan, but I may have to just give this a try!

  3. Looks great…i should try this…
    thanks for the post!

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