Bananas and Strawberries with Ricotta

No of Servings : One
Preparation Time : 7 Minutes
Total Time : 7 Minutes


  • A small banana
  • 2 fresh strawberries
  • Cup ricotta
  • 1 cup vanilla yoghurt
  • 2 tbsp flax meal


  • Take a small bowl and slice the banana into thin discs.
  • Wash strawberries and remove the tops. Cut into small pieces and mix with the banana.
  • In a separate bowl, blend the ricotta, yoghurt and flax meal.
  • Add the cut fruit to this blend and mix well.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

(Amounts Per Serving)

357kcal 23.6g 38.9g 13.9g 250mg 34mg

Health Tips

  • The above recipe is a very high protein, high fat and calorie dense dessert recipe.
  • Bananas are a very valuable source of Vitamin B6, Potassium and Vitamin C. Bananas are also naturally sweet, so in all probability,you will not need to add additional sugar to this recipe.
  • If, however, you would like to sweeten this recipe, you can use honey instead of sugar. Unlike sugar, honey has a unique flavor that perfectly complements strawberries, bananas and ricotta. In addition to this, honey is rich in antioxidants that help to protect and preserve your cell structure.
  • Fresh strawberries not only provide color, but are also an excellent source of Vitamin C, potassium and flavonoids.
  • Ricotta is a fresh, whey cheese, which only has a 5% fat content. It is similar in texture to cottage cheese, but is considerably lighter. It is a good source of protein, calcium and various minerals.
  • Yogurt is probably the richest natural source of probiotics. Probiotics are microbes that are beneficial to man as they help to strengthen the immune system, lower cholesterol and blood pressure levels, Improve mineral absorption and promote good gum health. Low fat / non fat yoghurt can be used to decrease the calorie count and fat content of the recipe, without compromising on the taste.
  • Flax has numerous health benefits. It is energy- dense, has high protein and fat, and is a valuable source of dietary fiber and omega 3 fatty acids. Daily consumption of flax has been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease. They also contain high amounts of lignans, which possess anti cancer properties.
  • This recipe has a high content of sodium and cholesterol, thus it should be avoided by people on a low fat diet and those suffering from hypertension and heart ailments.