Sweet Fig Smoothies

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Sweet Fig SmoothiesRecipe

Photo: James Ransom; Styling: Claire Spollen

This recipe offers a great use for figs that are very ripe (or even overripe) and need to be used soon. The riper the fig, the sweeter and more delicious in this creamy breakfast drink.

Serves 3 (serving size: about 1 cup)

Ingredients

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1 cup ice cubes
3/4 cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt
1/2 cup almond milk
1 1/2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
6 large ripe fresh figs (any variety), stemmed and halved

Preparation

Hands-on: 5 Minutes
Total: 6 Minutes

1. Place all ingredients in a blender; process 1 minute or until completely smooth. Divide mixture evenly among 3 glasses.

Created date

June 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 249
Fat 1.3 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 9 g
Carbohydrate 55 g
Fiber 6 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 79 mg
Calcium 176 mg