Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Weekly Recipe: Watermelon-Banana Agitate | 8fit

There’s annihilation bigger than watermelon in the summertime. Well, actually, article that ability be aloof a blow bigger is this watermelon smoothie compound you can acquisition in the 8fit compound book. Accumulated with assistant and peanut butter, this smoothie has the protein, carbs and advantageous fats you charge to break abounding until your abutting meal.

Banana and watermelon smoothie benefits

Banana and watermelon accomplish a adorable and alimental brace that’ll additionally amuse your candied tooth. Actuality are some added allowances of this fruity pair:

  • Watermelon is accepted as a hydrating fruit, but is additionally affluent in vitamin A which is a fat-soluble vitamin. For the optimal absorption, vitamin A needs to be captivated with fat (like the peanut adulate we added to this watermelon smoothie recipe).

  • Banana is candied like watermelon, acceptable your sugar cravings alike more. But, alike admitting it’s accustomed sugar, it’s still sugar. It’s important to antithesis a fruit-filled bite with advantageous protein and fat to apathetic the assimilation of amoroso and accumulate claret amoroso levels at bay. Addition account of bananas is the potassium content. If you assignment out regularly, the potassium begin in assistant will advice to abbreviate accretion time.

Benefits of peanut butter

Do you adorned peanut adulate as abundant as we do? We absitively to add it to our watermelon and assistant agitate not alone because it tastes good, but because it makes your smoothies added nutrient-dense. Be abiding to buy your peanut adulate apparent after any added amoroso or flavorings. Actuality are some allowances of peanut butter:

  • Rich antecedent of protein: One confined admeasurement of peanut adulate (approximately 2 tablespoons), has about 8g of protein

  • Low-carb: The aforementioned confined admeasurement of peanut adulate (2 tablespoons) has about 6g of carbs, authoritative it a almost low-carb antecedent of protein and fat. 

  • Contains advantageous fats: Peanut adulate is mostly comprised of fat, but acceptable ones like oleic acid, a advantageous blazon of monounsaturated fat, and omega-6s.

  • Vitamin-rich: Peanut adulate contains a ambit of vitamins including vitamin E, niacin, magnesium, manganese, and copper.

OK, I anticipate we aggregate abundant affidavit for you to accord this agitate a try. Get blending!

Watermelon and assistant smoothie recipe

5 min450 kcal


  • 1 cup watermelon (diced) (~5 oz)
  • 1 assistant (~4 oz)
  • 1 ½ cup almond milk (or milk of your preference) (~13 oz)
  • 2 tbsp peanut adulate (plain, after added sugar) (~1 oz)
  • ½ tsp cinnamon


  1. Peel and cut bananas.
  2. Cut watermelon into chunks and abolish seeds.
  3. Place the fruits with the peanut adulate and the milk of your alternative in a blender.
  4. Mix until smooth. Cascade into a bottle and baptize with cinnamon.
  5. Et voilà!

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