Fig season is my favorite season. This Fig Almond Smoothie makes great use of all of the fresh figs around right now.
Late summer and early fall are fig seasons here in New York City. The farmer’s markets have tons of little baskets filled with purple and green figs. The scent is so sweet and they are absolutely gorgeous. As soon as I see them, I have to have them. So, I buy them. I buy way too many of them.
I bring home my fig baskets and I put them in the fridge. And then I try to think of new ways to use them, new recipes to make, and new ingredients to pair them with.
And all of this is not only because I love to create foods using the figs, but also because if I leave them in the fridge, I will eat them all as-is. All…