Creamy Banana-Fig Protein Smoothie

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If you’re looking at this smoothie recipe either before or after the oh-so-short fig season, do not click away! You can easily use dried or frozen figs to make this delicious, nutritious smoothie. Ready in minutes (seconds, actually), it’s a creamy creation, spiced to perfection with cinnamon and ginger.

Homemade Vega Vanilla Fig Smoothie | Vitacost.com/Blog

Ingredients

2-3 whole, fresh figs (or 1/2 cup frozen, or 1/4 cup dried figs, soaked in warm water for 20 minutes)
1 serving Natural or French Vanilla Vega One™ Nutritional Shake
1-1/2 cup almond milk
1 frozen banana
1 Tbsp. almond butter
1/2-in. knob fresh ginger or 1/2 tsp. dried ginger (or more to taste)
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 cup ice

Directions: In blender, combine all ingredients and serve immediately.