Zucchini And Melon Shake
The light flavours of zucchini and melon mixed with fresh basil and lemon make this such a beautiful summertime breakfast that is totally packed full of goodness and nutrients .
The great thing about zucchini is it doesn’t have much of a taste at all, so it’s perfect for adding into smoothies with other fruit and not altering the taste .
1/2 a melon
1 medium zucchini
1/2 a cucumber (skin off)
handful fresh basil
1 frozen or fresh banana
juice of 1 fresh lemon
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp bee pollen (optional)
Health Benefits of Zucchini
Zucchini is a great source of manganese, vitamin C, dietary fibre , vitamin A, magnesium, folate, potassium, copper and phosphorus.
Zucchini has a high amount of omega-3 fatty acids, zinc, niacin, vitamin B1, vitamin B6, vitamin B2, calcium and protein.
Zucchini has certain properties that effectively treat an ailment in men called BPH or benign prostatic hypertrophy.
Zucchini has a high water content and is rich in fibre which makes it great for weight loss.