Almond Walnut Fig and Strawberry Custard Smoothie

Almond Walnut Fig and Strawberry Custard Smoothie

If you want a smoothie which gives your body a good source of protein, hearthealthy fat and gut loving fibre then this is the smoothie for you.
Prep Time 5 mins
Course Smoothie
Servings 1

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pouch of South Australian Gourmet Food Company Strawberry Fruit Custard
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1 cup chopped dried figs
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 30 g cup walnuts
  • 30 g almonds

Instructions
 

  • Place all ingredients into a food processor and process until smooth.
  • Pour into a glass.
  • Enjoy!
Keyword Custard, High Fibre, quick

If you want a smoothie that gives your body a good source of protein, heart-healthy fat and gut-loving fibre, then this is the smoothie for you.

by Ashleigh Feltham, Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist

This Almond, Walnut, Fig and Strawberry Custard Smoothie is as delicious as it is colourful! Your gut will thank you for including a delicious pouch of South Australian Gourmet Food Company Strawberry Fruit Custard with Added Fibre with 10.9g of dietary fibre per pouch. Achieving enough fibre each day may reduce your risk of developing colorectal cancer. A high fibre diet may also help you to live longer, promote healthy blood pressure levels and a healthy heart.

Milk, walnuts, and almonds add together a great amount of protein to this smoothie. Protein helps to keep you feeling fuller for longer and is needed to make and repair all the cells in your body. Milk, almonds, and walnuts are good sources of zinc that supports optimal immune system function. Almonds offer a heart-healthy fat called monounsaturated fat and walnuts omega-3 fat. Omega-3 fat is an essential fat that supports the health of your brain, heart, arteries, eyes, and joints.

Almonds and milk provide your body with calcium which is needed for normal muscle contractions and is vital for creating strong bones and teeth. All three are also a good source of vitamin E. Vitamin E acts as an antioxidant and supports the health of your skin.

Banana is a great source of potassium which is needed to regulate healthy blood pressure. Also, vitamin B6 is needed to create red blood cells. Figs are full of gut-loving fibre to add to the love that your gut will feel in this smoothie. Make sure you try this sensational Almond, Walnut, Fig and Strawberry Custard Smoothie out soon, it’s a winner!

Picture of Strawberry fruit custard