The fig is an ideal fruit to add to our diet since it has very beneficial properties for our health. It is able and delicious to have a fantastic fig smoothie accompanied by a banana.
This drink is rich in carbohydrates. In these shakes, we combine the figs with the banana, two caloric fruits that, combining them, result in a natural energy drink.
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Banana fig smoothie: healthy energy drink
We recommend this healthy drink, especially for those who want to carry out intense physical activity or recover from fatigue.
This recipe has laxative properties thanks to the fig since it is a great help against constipation. The properties of figs are varied, and with this delicious drink, you can add a fruit with extraordinary benefits for our health.
An antioxidant drink
Figs provide us with beta-carotene that our body transforms into vitamin A. It is an excellent antioxidant.
Moderate consumption for diabetics
As it is a recipe for a fruit drink rich in carbohydrates and sugars, we recommend moderate consumption for people with diabetes. If there is any doubt about its consumption, we recommend you consult a health professional or a dietitian.
When to have a fig and banana smoothie?
Taking fruit smoothies is always a very healthy and fun option. We always recommend taking fresh and seasonal fruit that we have to have regularly in our kitchen.
Sometimes we could get tired of always eating this type of food the same way. For this reason, sometimes preparing this type of recipe is a highly recommended option to enjoy its flavour and benefits.
It is ideal for taking it for breakfast to start the day with energy. We can also take it after doing intense exercises. In this way, we recover the body from the activity carried out. Likewise, we can also take it as a snack between meals, as snacks or desserts.
How to make a fig and banana smoothie?
Preparing one of these fig and banana smoothies is easy. How do we design these recipes? In this case, it is straightforward; it only has two prevalent fruits we can easily find.
In season, you can find fresh figs in your usual market.
In addition, you will only need a good blender, and in less than five minutes, you can prepare one of these recipes and enjoy this healthy energy drink in a moment.
Fig smoothie with banana
The fig is an ideal fruit to add to our diet. It is able and delicious to have a fantastic fig smoothie accompanied by a banana.
- Four higos frescos
- One banana from the Canary Islands or banana
- One tablespoon of whole cane sugar or pan
- 300 ml of organic vegetable drink or the one you like the most
- One cinnamon pepper
In our blender, we introduce the four pieces of peeled figs, the piece of banana or the tablespoon of sugar or panela.
Beat for two minutes well until puree.
Add the vegetable drink and beat for one more minute until having a homogeneous texture.
Serve in a glass and add a pinch of cinnamon.
Tuco for the fig and banana smoothie shake
If the fruit is cold, the smoothie recipes come out better, and preparing this delicious smoothie with the very cold fig takes on a more pleasant texture.
In addition, you can substitute the panela for three pitted dates for a shake of pure energy and a delicious flavour.
Cinnamon adds a delicious aromatic touch to these drinks with fresh fruits.
To finish, on hot days, we can freeze the banana and place it in cubes in the blender; the result will surprise you.
My name is Ellie Lauderdale, MD and I am USA based professional Nutritionist .
I am a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and board certified specialist in sports dietetics who is trained in integrative medicine. I have worked with hundreds of clients, from those suffering with chronic disease to professional and olympian athletes. My goal is to help optimize you from the inside so that you can feel, perform, and look your best on the outside.