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!
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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