Apple Banana Milk Shake

An apple a day keeps the Doctor away right? There is scientific evidence that It has been found that eating apples helps to reduce blood cholesterol, improve bowel function, reduce risk of stroke, prostate cancer, Type II diabetes and asthma. This is due to the fiber and phytonutrients present in the apples.

Bananas on the other hand, provide both energy and nutrition without fat. They are also a good source of vitamin C, vitamin B6, potassium and dietary fiber.

So, why not combine both of them and get all the benefits. So, here comes the recipe for a simple Apple Banana Shake, which really keeps you full for a long time. On days when I have had a heavy lunch, I just drink one glass of this shake and go to bed.

Ingredients:

Low fat milk or 2% Milk or even Plain water – 1/2 cup
Apples – 2
Bananas – 2
Sugar -3 tsp or as per taste ( I used Splenda 3 pkts)
Ground cardamom/Elachi powder- 1/4 tsp

Method

  1. Cut the apples into small pieces removing the seeds.
  2. Cut the Bananas also into big chunks.
  3. Combine ingredients in blender; cover and blend until smooth.
  4. Sprinkle with cardamom.
  5. You can also add 2 scoops of Vanilla Ice Cream instead of milk or water. That also tastes really good.

Apple Banana Shake

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5 responses to this post.

  1. [...] With Water and Milk As you see in the below picture, chop all the fruits into big chunks and put it in a blender along with water and milk. Add sugar as per your needs. Chop big chunks Blend it until smooth. Refrigerate for a few minutes and serve. Serves 3 I also had earlier posted the recipe for Apple Milkshake here. [...]

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  2. thanks for such a wonderful recipe

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  3. Posted by Suma on December 28, 2008 at 1:01 pm

    Meera, I tried this today and added some yogurt also. Tasted very good. Both S&S loved it! I used strawberries and banana.
    Suma.

    Suma, I also have the recipe here in the blog with Strawberries and Banana. It sure tastes good. I never tried using yogurt.

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  4. Posted by Kj Malc on May 13, 2009 at 12:06 am

    Yes, I think eating Banana is really helps to keep my stamina and endurance alive, I do this every other day:

    Jumping Rope:
    – for 5 minutes…

    Decline Abdominal Crunches
    Reverse Abdominal Crunches
    Lying Reverse Abdominal Crunches
    Abdominal Flutter Kicks
    Pull for Abdominal Force
    Parallel Bar Abdominal Knee Raises
    Squats
    Dead lifts
    Incline Barbell Bench Press
    Barbell Bench Press
    Decline Barbell Bench Press
    One Arm Front Deltoid Dumbbell Raises
    Twisting Dumbbell Presses
    Machine Deltoid Military Presses
    Dumbbell Concentration Curls
    Wide Grip Pulldowns

    6-8 sets of 3 reps (don’t train to failure)

    I eat BANANA an hour before and after, to add with Whey protein. It helps me on a healthy diet solutions.

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