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By: Enrique Gili on Sept. 15, 2012, 2:09 p.m.
Fig smoothie

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For late summer: Fig Smoothie

Late-summer figs picked straight from the garden are succulent, bite-sized fruit bombs.
Fig Smoothie


  • 4 fresh figs, halved
  • 1 banana, previously peeled and frozen
  • 4 ice cubes
  • 8 ounces plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 ounces vanilla soy milk
  • 1 tablespoon honey (optional)
  • Sprinkle coconut flakes (optional garnish)

Prep time: 5 minutes

Total time: 5 minutes

Cooking directions

  1. Combine figs, banana, ice cubes and yogurt in a blender. Puree contents until smooth, about 1 minute. Add soy milk to thin and honey to sweeten.

Yield: Makes 2 smoothies