Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Anjeer - Kesar breakfast smoothie / Dried figs - saffron breakfast smoothie

     This is one power packed goodness . Dried figs are rich in Vitamin  A , K and minerals like calcium,iron, potassium , manganese and often eaten to avoid anemia . Saffron is believed to inhibit skin tumors and is good for arthritis and vision . It also helps with treating asthma , improving feminine health and helping with depression . Bananas not only add sweetness to the smoothie but is also nutritionally packed fruit . Kids get all these goodies in one single cup and kick start their day with tons of energy .

What we need :

8 dried figs - soaked in warm water for 2-4 hours 
1/8 tsp of saffron , soaked in warm milk
1/2 cup oats , soaked in milk for 2 hours
1 large banana
1/4 cup almonds , soaked in warm water for 1-2 hours
1/4 cup walnut , chopped
2 tbsp flax seed powder
3 cups milk

To Proceed :

1) Chop soaked dried figs in small pieces .
2) Add all the ingredients to the blender and blend till smooth .
3) Serve immediately .

*** If you want to make the smoothie on short notice , soak dried figs and almonds in boiling water for 
5-10 minutes .***
*** You can soak the oats in boiling water  for 5 minutes .***

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