Banana Smoothie - An Excellent Energy Booster For Summer

In summers, if you are feeling tired and low in spirits, then you must go for a banana smoothie. Banana acts as an instant energy booster making it a must to add in our daily diet in summers. As it contains Tryptophan, a type of protein that the body converts into serotonin. Serotonin is a hormone which is known to improve your mood, make you feel happy and relaxed.

You can also add few drops of vanilla essence in the smoothie. And one important tips for making banana smoothie is use chilled glasses i.e glasses which have been kept in freezer for some time before pouring the smoothie into it, so that it doesn't change its color.


* 2 bananas
* 250gm pineapple chopped
* 1-2 cups of milk
* 2 tbsp honey (or sugar)
* 1 scoop of vanilla ice cream
* few chopped nuts


* Blend bananas, pineapple & honey in a blender until smooth
* Add milk then blend again
* Start adding ice slowly or use crushed ice
* Pour the mixture into chilled glasses
* Garnish it with ice cream scoop & nuts before serving

Note: A banana smoothie is not advised for people who have weight problems rather it is good for people who want to gain weight. Hence, excellent for athletes and people interested in body building.


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