Low Calorie Strawberry, Banana and Ginger Smoothie

By the wlr team

This healthy, low calorie smoothie has been selected to keep your weight loss on track. The ginger will add a nice warming flavour without sabotaging the calories.

Known for its immune-boosting and stomach-settling abilities, ginger has been shown to be effective in treating nausea from a number of causes.  It may also help relieve intestinal gas and speed up digestion, hence its popularity as an ingredient in many healthy low calorie recipes.

Strawberries and bananas, like other fresh fruit, are relatively low in calories, making this smoothie great for your diet.

See more information on the calories in typical smoothie ingredients


  • Recipe makes: 1 serving
  • Prep time:
    5 mins
  • Calories: 247
    per serving


  • 250ml skimmed milk
  • 1 large banana
  • 6 strawberries
  • 10g ginger
  • 1 tsp Agave light
  • 4 ice cubes


  1. Prepare the fruit and ginger:
    Rinse and hull the strawberries
    Peel the banana and cut into chunks
    Peel the ginger
  2. Place all of the ingredients (except the ice)into a blender.
  3. Puree until smooth and thick
  4. Add the ice cubes, and pulse until the ice is crushed and the smoothie is well-blended.

If necessary you can add more water to thin it down
Pour and enjoy!

Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)247
Carbohydrate (g)48.7
Fat (g)0.7
Protein (g)10.6
Fibre (g)6.4
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg2.8

Start a Free Trial Today and Calorie Count Your Own Recipes.

You can use the tools in Weight Loss Resources to look up the calorie and fat content of over 50,000 foods. Make your own low fat healthy recipes and keep track of the calories. Try it free for 24 hours.

Take our FREE trial »

Fad Free Recipe Book

Low Calorie Recipe Book

50 Real Food Recipes for Under 500 Calories. Just cook, serve and enjoy
Find Out More

If you enjoyed this article, try our newsletter. It's free.

Receive the latest on what works for weight loss straight to your inbox. We won't share your email address. Privacy policy