Orange banana smoothie, sharing one more healthy smoothie recipe that just needs 3 simple ingredients. This is another smoothie that helps to improve immunity since it has a good amount of vitamin C and other essential nutrients. A sweet banana and sour oranges go well to make this smoothie. A handful of blanched soaked almonds or cashew nuts add protein to it, but that is optional.
Orange banana smoothie helps to increase the appetite in kids, hence is one of the combinations i often make. If kept simple without the addition of any nuts, you can see your hungry kids waiting for their meal in the next 45 minutes.
Orange banana smoothie recipe
Ingredients (1 cup = 240ml )
- 2 large bananas ripe
- 1 ½ cups orange juice (with pulp tastes good)
- 12 to 15 almonds soaked & blanched or cashews (optional) (any nuts or seeds as desired)
- 1 tsp ginger crushed or grated
How to make the recipe
- Juice the oranges to make fresh juice.
- Add nuts to a blender jar.
- Pour orange juice, banana and ginger to the blender jar and blend until smooth.
- Serve orange banana smoothie fresh & immediately.
NUTRITION (estimation only)
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If you are new to cooking, follow my detailed step by step photo instructions for best results.
To make orange banana smoothie, i juice the oranges first.
Add the nuts to the blender jar, powder finely. Add the orange juice and banana. Blend till smooth. It tastes great even without nuts.
There are so many other healthy ingredients to add to this smoothie like a tsp of ground chia seeds or flax seeds or sabja seeds.
The smoothie is flavorful on its own, little orange zest or ginger can also be added.