Posted on July 15 2020
Vegan Chocolate Figs Smoothie Recipe
Figs: Fresh figs work best for this smoothie, however, if you do not have access to fresh figs, don’t hesitate to use dried once. Figs are backed with essential micro nutrients and fibre. Figs keep a check on your sugar levels, controls your blood pressure and even beneficial in protecting the body against cancer!
High soluble fibre in figs will also help protect you against common cold and sore throats. The chocolate overload smoothie is a scrumptious chocolaty and delicious smoothie that will make you want to lick your lips again and again. We use frozen bananas in the smoothie which gives it an ice-cream like, creamy texture and a sweet taste. All, while still being one hundred percent completely natural and healthy. Since no artificial sugars are used, diabetic patients can drink it without having to worry about their blood sugar levels.We also use cacao powder in the recipe, which, unlike the cocoa powder, has several health benefits apart from its chocolaty taste.
The cacao powder is known to be loaded with anti-oxidants to detoxify your body. The organic cacao powder is also known to have serotonin and dopamine boosting properties. Meaning, it’ll make you feel happier, lighter and improve your mental health and relieve you from stress. It makes a pretty good anti-depressant. The regular milk chocolate might have a bad rep for making people gain weight. However, the cacao powder is actually, quite the opposite. It is said that cacao has been known to help reduce appetite, increase fat oxidation, decrease inflammation and regulate your energy use. So, a smoothie, as tasty as any chocolate treat and yet healthier than any other chocolate treat? Sound good? Give it a try. ASAP The chocolate figs smoothie is a scrumptious, sweet smoothie made with the chewy, soft figs and cacao powder.
This mouth-licking smoothie is so yummy and healthy, and sweetness of figs with chocolate is something to really indulge in. This sweet smoothie is vegan (dairy free), gluten free and paleo friendly. So, people on a paleo diet can easily have it without having to worry about their diet. You can drink this smoothie for breakfast or after work out. Since, figs have a high content of potassium in them, they help repair the muscle damage and recovers the muscles after a tough work out. Potassium specifically after a work out is very crucial because it also helps regulate your bodily fluids after a work out and since steady fluids helps regulate your heartbeat, it prevents the muscles in the heart from cramping, after a heavy work out. So, having the chocolate figs smoothie is the best option for you when you get out of that gym.It refreshes you and also doesn’t let your work out go to waste by filling you up with calories again. The smoothie has a decently low-calorie content.
Cacao powder used in this recipe again has several health benefits and weight loss properties. So, if you are looking for something to buildup your muscles and loose all that fat, chocolate figs smoothie is the way to go.
- 1 tbps cacao powder (or chocolate protein powder)
- 3-4 figs
- ½ cup oats
- 1 tbps almond mylk
- 1 tbps almond butter
- 1 tbps hemp seeds
- Blend all and enjoy (perfect breakfast!)