This bone-strengthening smoothie from New York City-based nutritionist Rachel Meltzer Warren, R.D., gets an extra punch of calcium from a surprising source—dried figs. Plus, the banana provides potassium, which helps restore electrolyte balance after a depleting workout.
Makes 1 servings
- 1 medium banana, frozen
- 3 large, dried figs, stems removed and soaked in water for at least 30 minutes
- 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
- ½ cup 1% milk
- 2 tsp blackstrap molasses
How to make it
Combine all ingredients in a blender, and blend until smooth.