Banana, Peach, and Manuka Honey Smoothie

Peach smoothie making

Like berries, peaches are not only the perfect summer fruit, but they also have some amazing health benefits too. It contributes to your daily vitamin A needs and daily vitamin C needs. When eaten in its natural form or applied topically, the antioxidants from vitamin C improve overall skin texture and help to fight skin damage caused by the sun.

According to a study from Texas A&M, stone fruit such as peaches, plums and nectarines have been shown to ward off diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and cardiovascular disease.

In general, fruit and vegetables have amazing health benefits which you may or may not know about.

Smoothie and fruit used

Peaches are not the only fruit that decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease, bananas also reduce the risk of heart disease. Bananas also help to improve blood sugar, lipids and insulin levels, so it is also good for those with diabetes.

Bananas contain an amino acid that studies have suggested plays a role in preserving memory and boosting mood.

Anyway, that’s enough of the science lesson, here is the recipe for my smoothies.

smoothie

For this you will need; 1 banana, 1 peach, and 1 table spoon of Manuka honey. You don’t have to add the Manuka honey if you don’t want to.

Place the fruit which you have cut up into pieces into a NutriBullet or a food processor. Add one table spoon of Manuka honey or any natural honey if you would like. Add half of the unsweetened soya milk in your NutriBullet, and once properly closed, blend all the ingredients together.

Enjoy your smoothie!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s