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Sweet Fig Smoothies

Photo: James Ransom; Styling: Claire Spollen

Hands-on time 5 mins
Total time 6 mins
Yield

Serves 3 (serving size: about 1 cup)

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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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