Mood-Boosting Nutribullet Smoothie

If you've had a long day and your mood needs a boost, try this banana and pineapple smoothie


General info

Serves: 1
Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

This is the perfect mood-boosting smoothie. Bananas are a good source of tryptophan, an amino acid that our bodies convert to serotonin – our mood-boosting neurotransmitter. A handful of oats and milk or almond milk give a further mood-lifting tryptophan boost.

Adding a handful of greens to provide plenty of B vitamins, especially folate, important for production of neurotransmitters to keep us feeling happy.

A dash of cinnamon helps stabilise blood sugar – important for balancing mood, and the addition of pineapple provides anti-inflammatory bromelain. Reduce the inflammation in your body and you feel better – everything will function better.

Watch this video on how to blend up a good mood in a glass.

Ingrdients

  • 50g banana, chopped
  • 100g pineapple chunks
  • 1tbsp oats
  • 1tsp coconut oil
  • ¼tsp cinnamon
  • almond milk or milk, to the line

Preparation

Put the chopped banana, pineapple chunks, oats, coconut oil and cinnamon into the Nutribullet

Top to the line with almond milk.

Blitz until you reach a smooth consistency.

This recipe can be made with a Magic Bullet. For more gluten, dairy and sugar-free recipes that you can make using NutriBullet extractors and blenders, visit www.nutriliving.com and to find out more about the product, visit www.nutribullet.co.za

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This article originated on: www.womanandhome.com

This article originated on: www.womanandhome.com

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