Many know that oranges are rich in vitamin C, and hence are a potent antioxidant. But, what a few know is that they contains hesperidin, a bioflavanoid that is found in scientific studies to be effective in lowering cholesterol and high blood pressure. Another great ingredient in this smoothie is cinnamon which is a very healthy ingredient that helps fight the negative effects of fatty foods, improves lipid and glucose levels while also helpful in fighting off fungal infections.
Plus, the combination of banana and orange with a hint of cinnamon is super tasty!
- ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 cup skim milk
- 1 medium banana, sliced
- 1 orange, peeled and separated into wedges
- Water to fill line
- Add all ingredients to your large nutribullet cup, saving water for last.
- Once you have filled the cup with water to the fill line, puree ingredients to desired consistency.