Fig Protein Smoothie

Serves 1

5 Minute Prep Time

By Kim McDevitt, MPH RD on September 22, 2015 , categorized in Smoothies

FIg Protein Smoothie

No this isn’t a fig-ment of your imagination! Whip up this delicious morning smoothie today. Don’t have fresh figs? No problem, just rehydrate dried figs found in the bulk section of your grocery store.

Ingredients

  • 2-3 whole, fresh figs (or ½ cup frozen, or ¼ cup dried, soaked in warm water for 20 minutes)
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 Tbsp almond butter
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ inch knob fresh ginger or ½ tsp dried ginger (or more to taste)
  • 1 serving Natural or French Vanilla Vega One™ Nutritional Shake
  • 1½ cup almond milk
  • 1 cup ice

Preparation

  1. Combine all ingredients in blender, blend and enjoy!

Kim McDevitt, MPH RD

Kim McDevitt works at Vega as a National Educator. A runner, cooking enthusiast, plant-focused flexitarian, Kim has passionately built her career in nutrition. Noticing that her running performances were closely tied to what she was eating, Kim decided to study nutrition and pursue advanced degrees in Dietetics and Public Health, to better understand the power of food in performance. Today, Kim specializes in sports nutrition to enhance athletic performance and focuses on realistic and approachable ways for improving health through educated dietary choices within an active lifestyle.

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