If you’re on the path to a healthier you then fruit smoothies are a great way to take in loads of nutrients all at once. Whether you’re enjoying them for breakfast, lunch or a snack you can’t go wrong with a yummy smoothie. And, if you really want a health kick of note then including a super fruit like Baobab fruit is a must. Baobab fruit contains high levels of Vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, potassium and dietary fibres making it excellent for digestive health. It also has up to 6 times more vitamin C than oranges as well as a high anti-oxidant rating, and is one of the richest plant-based sources of calcium (at 1.5 times more than almonds). To get you started on your Baobab fruit journey we’ve got a fabulously easy Baobab smoothie recipe below.
*Note: this recipe makes use of Baobab Powder – a concentrated Baobab fruit powder that can easily be added to yogurt, desserts or smoothies.
Baobab Berry Smoothie
2 tbsp. Baobab Powder
2 cups berry juice
1/2 cup plain yoghurt
Handful of fresh berries to garnish
1. Blend all ingredients (except fresh berries) together until smooth.
2. Pour into glass.
3. Garnish with fresh berries.
Health benefits of this smoothie include: increased energy levels, boosted immune system, enhanced recovery from exercise and more!
Baobab Powder can be found at selected health stores and pharmacies nation wide and retails for R105 for 200g and R192 for 400g.