Pomegranate, raspberry and banana smoothie
If you’re on a health kick, or just want to make sure you’re getting enough fruit and vegetables each day to take you up to your five-a-day, then starting your day with a smoothie is a great way to kick things off. They’re easy to make, taste great and are a great way to boost your intake of those vital vitamins too. Why not try starting the day with this energy boosting and filling fruit smoothie that uses pomegranate, raspberry and banana to make it sweet and delicious? It’s also made with soya yogurt, which means it’s dairy free if you’re on a dairy free diet. Pomegranates are a superfood as they’re loaded with nutrients and vitamins – the fruit is a great source of fibre, vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin E as well as iron and a whole host of other antioxidants. Starting your day off with a banana is a great way to boost your energy and the fruit is a great source of vitamin B6 and potassium, it’s also thought that bananas are great to aid weight loss as they fill you up and help curb cravings. Raspberries are full of vitamin C and other antioxidants that have anti-inflammatory effects. Filling up with a smoothie every morning is a really quick and easy way to make sure you’re getting some of your daily dose of fruit, plus this recipe really does taste great. Try it today and you’ll have a new go to breakfast staple.
- 100g/4oz raspberries
- 1 banana, sliced
- 125g raspberry and vanilla soya yogurt alternative
- 300ml/½ pint pomegranate juice
- To make this superfood recipe, put the raspberries, banana, raspberry and vanilla yogurt and pomegranate juice together in a blender. Blitz together until smooth and combined then pour into two glasses and serve.
Nutritional information per portion
- Calories 169(kcal)
- Fat 1.7g
- Saturates 0.4g
- Sugars 35.0g
This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.
Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.