Carrot, Orange & Banana Smoothie2016-03-13
- Servings : 1-2
- Prep Time : 5m
- Cook Time : 0m
- Ready In : 5m
Hello! So if you’re looking for a smoothie recipe that not only tastes delicious, but contains ALL of your 5 portions of fruit and vegetables, then you’ve come to the right place!
For this smoothie recipe I’ve teamed up with Si from The Diet Kitchen who challenged me to a smoothie competition.. who could make the nicest and most nutritious!
This recipe is burning with Vitamin C thanks to the oranges which is great for our immune system, potassium from the banana which is essential for healthy blood pressure, vitamin A from the carrot which is needed for healthy vision and finally antioxidants to keep us healthy from the strawberries.
Smoothies that combine both fruit and vegetables are brilliant as they taste sweet and delicious thanks to the fruit and are literally bursting with goodness and fibre thanks to the vegetables (which you can’t taste). This recipe is therefore perfect for kids or adults who just don’t like to eat fruit and veg or struggle to eat as many portions as we should be eating!
We used Si’s blender for this recipe (as we were filming down in London!) but I personally recommend the ‘Boss To Go’ blender from Sage which I featured in [this recipe] - it is so powerful and really does make the smoothest and tastiest smoothies!
I’lll be posting the recipe that I came up with tomorrow, but for now here is Simon’s .. and it really was delicious!
Nutritional stats provided are for 1/2 of the amount made (as shown in the video!)
- juice of 2 oranges
- 1 banana
- 2 grated carrots (160g)
- 4 strawberries (80g)
Add all of the ingredients into a blender
Blend until smooth
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