Banana, Chikoo and Soaked Figs Smoothie - a simple energizer to start your day!

Prep Time
4 hours
Cook Time
No cooking involved
3-4 servings

Try this recipe to discover for yourself how those soft, mushy and sweet fruits, blended with figs could create a healthy juice that your kids may end up asking for more! Figs are extremely high on fibre and calcium - excellent to be meet the nutritional needs of growing kids. Blended along with fruits enables kids to consume figs, which otherwise they may resist.

A dairy-free shake recipe you could put together in just about 20 min, with a little arrangement in advance. Simply soak some dry figs about 3-4 hours prior to making the drink.

  • Dried figs: 4-5 medium sized (soaked for 3-4 hours)
  • Banana: 2 medium sizes (peeled and chopped)
  • Chikoo: 2 medium sized (peeled, deseeded and chopped)
  • Honey for taste (optional)
  • Water as per the consistency
  • Blend the cut banana, chikoo and the soaked figs together in a blender well.
  • Add water as per consistency and give it a blend one more time.
  • Mix about 1-2 tsp of honey for sweetness if needed (optional)

Serve the tasty banana-chioko-figs juice and enjoy!

Eating Guide

  • Food group: Fruits
  • Best time to eat: mornings as breakfast or first meal. Can be eaten as evening snacks.
  • Great way to up figs for kids.
  • Remember to eat alone and not mixed with meals.

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