Banana, Ginger and Avocado Smoothie

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The Better Breakfast:

This smoothie has benefits all around and it is a quick and easy breakfast for people on the go! Ginger is said to reduce muscle pain and soreness. Ginger has been shown to be effective against exercise-induced muscle pain Ba- nanas are a great source of magnesium and magnesium can help with muscle contraction and relaxation as well as protein synthesis — which, in turn, increases lean muscle mass. Avocados are high in Potassium and several studies show that having a high potassium intake is linked to re- duced blood pressure, a major risk factor for heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure.


• 1 Medium sized ripe avo- cado
• 2 small ripe bananas
• 1-inch fresh ginger
• 1⁄2 cup yogurt or milk
• 1⁄4 cup cold water
• 2 teaspoons of flax seeds
• 1 teaspoon lemon juice
• 1 Tablespoon raw honey


1. Blend all the ingredients in
a blender under smooth.
Optional: add crushed almonds or cashews to the top to eat with a spoon.