It’s easy to give into temptation when trying to lose weight, but having this smoothie, you’ll have nothing to feel guilty about as long as you don’t overdo it!
- One chopped apple
- One peeled orange
- ½ banana
- 200ml fresh pineapple juice
- Squeeze of fresh lemon juice
b) How to make
- Put all the ingredients in a blender, process until smooth and serve
c) About the ingredient
1. Apple: The soluble fibre in apples helps to regulate blood sugar levels so you shouldn’t get hunger spikes.
2. Oranges: Oranges contain a generous amount of fibre, which slows down the emptying of food from your stomach and helps to keep you feeling full.
3. Pineapple juice: Pineapple is very sweet but much lower in calories than sugar.
4. Lemon juice: Lemons help the body cleanse itself by promoting perspiration and acting as a natural diuretic, as well as adding zing to the smoothie.
5. Banana: Bananas are packed with slow-release energy and B vitamins, which is great for boosting energy levels.