Skinny Strawberry Banana Smoothie


Though Smoothie is considered a drink, it is in itself a satisfying meal. I mean why wouldn't it be? It's a delicious concoction of one or more fruits, milk, protein, yogurt or cream and some other additional ingredients depending on your taste and preference.

There are so many advantages associated with a smoothie, one of them being that it's a great way to feed your body some fruits and vegetables. Are you aware that a human body should consume at least five servings of fruits and vegetables per day? The fresher the products, the better. So what's the best way to eat fresh fruits and vegetables that's delicious as well? SMOOTHIE is the answer!

Secondly, making smoothie is an absolute no fuss super easy process. You just need to gather your ingredients, whip them in a blender and that's it, you are done! Whether you are in a hurry to get to work, or simply lazy to prepare breakfast, pack a smoothie in flask and you are ready to start you day.

Smoothies can be used to increase your weight and decrease it as well. Today, I've got a recipe for a skinny smoothie that's made up with frozen strawberries, fresh banana and a couple of more ingredients. Feel free to substitute any berry that you like, you can use fresh ones as well. So whip up this fruity smoothie in a couple of mins, sit back and enjoy it imagining how you are gonna lose weight with every sip......

Recipe Source: Skinny Smoothies by Shell Harris and Elizabeth Johnson

1/2 cup skim milk
1/2 cup non fat plain yogurt
1 scoop of protein powder (optional)
1/2 banana
1 cup fresh or frozen berries (I used strawberries)

Add the ingredients to a blender in the following order: milk, yogurt, protein powder (if using), banana and finally the berries.

Start the blender at the lowest and increase the speed gradually. Whip until the smoothie is of a smooth consistency. Blend at the highest speed for another 30 to 45 seconds to incorporate air and lighten the smoothie.

Pour into a glass and drink! or in a flask to be enjoyed later.

Happy Drinking (Smoothie)!!!

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