Banana Ginger Energy Smoothie

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This creamy smoothie uses ginger, which is one of the best ingredients for reflux. Also, yogurt and milk are both acid neutralizers that help keep reflux at bay.

Serves 3

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup ice
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ginger, peeled and grated fine
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar or honey (optional)

Directions

In a blender, add the ice, milk, yogurt, bananas, and ginger. Blend until smooth. Add sugar as needed.