Sunday, August 3, 2014

Gojiberry & Banana Smoothie

Today's post is my first trial with the famous gojiberries, these berries are easily available for me in Chinese stores but somehow i wasnt comfortable to give a try until i came to know more about this incredible berries by googling. Then a day, i picked a small packet of this berries and back home i tried them in smoothies, trust me the smoothie i tried everytime with this gojiberries is a big hit with everyone at home. However i love this banana gojiberry combination in smoothie.The goji berry is also called as wolfberry. This berry is a bright orange-red berry that comes from a shrub that's native to China. In Asia, goji berries have been eaten for generations in the hope of living longer.Earlier people have used goji berries  to treat many common health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, fever and age-related eye problems. Goji berries are eaten raw, cooked, or dried (like raisins) and are used in herbal teas, juices, wines, and medicines.

Gojiberries tastes mildly sweet with a super mild sourness, you can replace the raisins or dates in smoothies with this incredible berries. I prepared this smoothie without sugar, goji berries and banana works wonder here and some honey gives enough sweetness to this healthy,super filling smoothie. Personally i felt adding gojiberries often in smoothies, as it a best way to sneak this healthy berries.Am running my first week of blogging marathon withSizzling smoothies as theme, obviously stay tuned to check with my two more smoothies i'll be posting for the next two days. Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#43. 

1/4cup Gojiberries
2nos Bananas (sliced)
Honey as per need
3cups Chilled Milk

Take the gojiberries, banana and honey in a blender, blend everything as smooth paste.

Now add the chilled milk and blend everything as thick smoothie.

Serve immediately.


Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

Looks so incredibly sinful Priya..never tried Gojiberries myself ..will have to read up on them..very lovely start for the BM..

Julie said... Reply To This Comment

new berry to me,looks healthy :)

Sangeetha Priya said... Reply To This Comment

this fruit is new for me, delicious smoothie!!!

Suma Gandlur said... Reply To This Comment

It looks creamy and colorful. the smoothie must have been yummy.

Angie's Recipes said... Reply To This Comment

Must be very tasty!

Oriyarasoi said... Reply To This Comment

Very healthy and delicious Gojiberry shake........wish i cud get some over here!!

Unknown said... Reply To This Comment

Have never heard a word about this berry really unique....lovely

lavina agarwal said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely idea to have goji berries in smoothie. .must be yummm...I have gohi berries in morning. .soaking them in warm water. They are rich in antioxidants

Srividhya G said... Reply To This Comment

Never tried goji berries. . Any new fruit I just start as a smoothie.

Magees kitchenworld said... Reply To This Comment

Its very new to me....wanna taste it :-)

Varada's Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely creamy smoothie. Never heard of the berries, will look them up.

Padhu Sankar said... Reply To This Comment

I have seen gojiberry in health shops but not yet tried it. Smoothie looks so colorful.

Lincyscookart said... Reply To This Comment

Havent heard abt this fruit. But love the colour of those berries and also the drink.

Unknown said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely color! I use dry gojiberries but haven't found fresh ones here.

vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

Beautiful vibrant colored smoothie. I saw and ate these while in UK..but these aren't available here.

Unknown said... Reply To This Comment

Wow that look so creamy and beautiful color. this berries are new to me interesting..

cookingwithsapana said... Reply To This Comment

Love the beautiful color of the smoothie....

Harini R said... Reply To This Comment

Very pleasing and tempting color Priya. I am yet to venture into the Goji berry arena :)