Probiotic Breakfast Bowl
By Teresa Cutter
What's great about it
This smoothie bowl is low FODMAP and low in sugar PLUS it's rich in superfood goodness such as kiwi fruit and yoghurt to support gut health and total wellbeing. It will l also do wonders for your digestion, improve motility and keep your good gut bacteria smiling.
Serves 1 - 2
1 handfuls baby spinach leaves
1 serve of Healthy Chef Green Smoothie
2 kiwi fruit, peeled
1 banana or 1/2 avocado
1 cup water or coconut water
1 cup ice
2 spoonfuls of natural Greek style yoghurt or coconut yoghurt
- Combine all the ingredients in a high-speed blender such as Vitamix.
- Blend until smooth and creamy.
- Pour into 2 bowls or glasses and enjoy.
- Garnish with fruits such as kiwi and enjoy.
Notes and Inspiration
Kiwi fruit contains an enzyme called actinidin which helps aid digestion and the absorption of nutrients. Kiwi fruit also works as a prebiotic for your gut. Prebiotics are high-fibre foods that stimulate the favourable growth of probiotic bacteria in the gut and help rebuild the natural levels of good bacteria that your body needs.
Bananas are recommended for easing both constipation and diarrhoea. In one study involving female participants, eating two bananas each day for two months led to significant increases in Bifidobacteria (good bacteria). Along with these increased levels of Bifidobacteria, participants also experienced fewer gastrointestinal problems and more regular bowel function.
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