Recipe: Fig and hazelnut smoothie

Fig and hazelnut smoothie

This fig and hazelnut smoothie tastes amazing and will convert even the most sceptical of your friends and family to the benefits of a smoothie.

The figs provide you with a good source of fibre and are rich in minerals including potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron and copper and are a good source of vitamin A, E and K – antioxidants that contribute to good health and wellness.

While the hazelnuts are high in energy, rich in mono-unsaturated fatty acids (good cholesterol), that help to prevent coronary artery disease. They also give this smoothie a sweet, nutty taste and a creamy texture.

Fig and Hazelnut Smoothie


  • 1/4 cup blanched hazelnuts, soaked overnight in water
  • 1-2 figs (depending on size) fresh or frozen
  • 2/3 frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 3/4 cup almond milk (or your milk of choice)
  • 2 dates, stone removed
  • 1 Tablespoon raw cacao powder


  1. Add ingredients to blender and blend until smooth and creamy. If it is too thick add some more milk – I like mine the be a thick shake consistency.

Time Saver Tip

  • Save money by buying your figs when they are in season –  wash, dry, cut in half and freeze until you need them.
  • This smoothie will keep in the fridge for 24 hours.

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