If you love figs and want to lose weight, then you must try this fig smoothie for weight loss I have for you today!

The smoothie is thick, smooth, sweet and so good for you. 

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Fig Smoothie For Weight Loss

Fig Smoothie For Weight Loss

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Indulge in a delicious fig smoothie for weight loss. Packed with fiber and nutrients, it’s a tasty way to curb cravings and support your weight goals.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 23 dried soft figs (stems removed)
  • 1 cup frozen banana chunks
  • 2 tbsp oats
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter (unsweetened)
  • 1 cup almond milk (unsweetened)

Instructions

  1. If the figs are too dry, soak them in hot water for 5 minutes, and drain them.
  2. Remove the stems from the figs.
  3. Add all your ingredients into a high-speed blender.
  4. Blend until smooth. For about 3-4 minutes.
  5. Pour into a cup and drink it.

Notes

*For recipe notes, smoothie benefits, and more, scroll down!

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 299
  • Sugar: 28.6g
  • Fat: 6.6g
  • Carbohydrates: 66.5g
  • Fiber: 13.4g
  • Protein: 8.7g

Why You Will Love This Weight Loss Fig Smoothie

Fig Smoothie For Weight Loss

One of my favorite things about this fig and banana smoothie is how sweet it is, and the way it helps curb cravings.

I have a sweet tooth, which has always been the main reason why I gain weight.

Whenever I crave something sweet, instead of indulging in a tub of ice cream, I make this smoothie. 

Other reasons why I think you will love this smoothie as much as me include:

  1. Rich in Fiber: Both figs and oats are high in dietary fiber, which aids in digestion, promotes a feeling of fullness, and can help in managing weight by reducing unnecessary snacking.
  2. Nutrient-Dense: This smoothie is packed with nutrients from its whole food ingredients, including vitamins from the figs and bananas, minerals from the oats, and healthy fats from the peanut butter.
  3. Energy Boosting: The natural sugars in bananas and figs, combined with the protein and healthy fats from peanut butter, provide a balanced source of energy, making it an excellent choice for a breakfast smoothie or a midday energy boost.
  4. Creamy Texture: The combination of frozen banana, peanut butter, and almond milk creates a creamy, satisfying texture that makes this smoothie feel indulgent while still being healthful.
  5. Dairy-Free and Vegan-Friendly: Using almond milk and peanut butter ensures this smoothie is both dairy-free and vegan, making it suitable for a wide range of dietary preferences and restrictions.

If you do try this recipe and like it, I recommend that you also try my yogurt banana weight loss smoothie and my fat-burning avocado smoothie recipe!Fig Smoothie For Weight Loss

Smoothie Variations & Recipe Notes

I love trying out different variations of smoothies. 

Here are some customizations you could make that I have personally loved:

  • No Banana: For a fig smoothie with no banana, use mango instead of bananas, or even papaya and dragon fruit works.
  • Oat Substitute: If you struggle to digest oats, use chia seeds or flaxseeds instead.
  • Peanut Butter Alternatives: I have tried both almond and cashew butter instead of peanut butter, and loved them in this smoothie!
  • The Figs: You can use fresh figs instead of dried ones. But do note that the smoothie won’t come out as thick or sweet if you use fresh figs.

Equipment:

Blender Type Suitability
Nutribullet 600
Vitamix Blender Propel 510
BlendJet 4000mAh x
Ninja Blender BL610
Oster 6640 Blender
Hamilton Beach 58148A Blender
AMZChef Blender 1800 W
Wamife Blender

Smoothie FAQs:

When Is The Best Time To Drink This Smoothie For Weight Loss?

For weight loss, this fig smoothie is best consumed as a breakfast replacement or post-workout snack. It provides energy and satiety in the morning and supports muscle recovery and refuels energy after exercise, all while helping to manage hunger and reduce overall calorie intake.

Is There a Specific Order I Should Follow When Adding Ingredients To The Blender?

To blend more efficiently, start by adding the liquid ingredients (almond milk) first, followed by softer ingredients (figs, peanut butter), and then add the frozen banana and oats. This helps create a smoother blend without overworking your blender.

Can The Oats Be Used Raw, Or Do They Need To Be Cooked First?

The oats can be used raw and do not need to be cooked. They'll blend smoothly into the smoothie, providing texture and fiber. If you prefer, you can use quick oats for an even smoother texture.

Can I Make This Fig Smoothie Ahead Of Time?

For the best taste and texture, I recommend that you enjoy the smoothie immediately after blending. However, you can prepare it up to 24 hours in advance and store it in the refrigerator. Shake or blend again before serving.

Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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