🍹LOW SUGAR SMOOTHIE ALTERNATIVES🍌
If you are looking for the same texture a banana gives a smoothie but want to reduce your amount of sugar intake, then a ZUCCHINI is a great substitute. However, if you want to treat yourself to the sweetness of that banana, go for it. Here are some tips on how to eat them more mindfully:
- Add some fibre, this will lessen the sugar spike.
- Account for it while you plan your other meals for the day, making sure they stay low sugar.
- Use the banana to your advantage! 🍌 Plan to eat it around your physical activity. It can be a great fuel source post workout especially for endurance type of activities.
💚Facts on Zucchinis💚
- Low calorie
- Low carb
- Fibre source
- Vitamin C
💡FUN Fact: Bigger isn’t always better. The smaller ones have more flavour
👉🏼How to choose: Firm, free of nicks and cuts. Really fresh zucchini will bristle with hairs.
🍌Facts on Bananas🐒
- High calorie
- High Carb
- Vitamin B6
- Potassium and Manganese
💡 FUN Fact - Peeling a banana from the bottom up (non-stem side) reduces the chance of getting the strings!
👉🏼How to choose: Firm bananas free of splits and bruises. Bananas taste best just as the first sight of freckles begins to appear on their peels.
🌟Try putting a zucchini in your smoothie and let us know how it goes! Make sure to include your yummy recipe 😉