This creamy pistachio and tahini protein smoothie is the perfect post-workout pick-me-up for getting you through any tough workout! Packed with protein and nutrients—this unique recipe will make your taste buds sing! This recipe serves 2!

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Ingredients

1/3 cup pistachios, unsalted and shelled
1 cup 2% plant based yogurt
4 ripe figs, stems removed and quartered
2 dates, pitted and diced
2 tsp tahini
1 cup 1% plant based milk
1⁄2 cup pomegranate arils and honey to taste (depending on how sweet your figs are) (optional)

Garnish (optional):

1 fig, quartered
2 Tbsp pistachios, unsalted, shelled, and crushed 2 Tbsp pomegranate arils

Instructions

In a blender, pulse the pistachios until they reach a ground up consistency. Add in the yogurt, figs, dates, tahini and milk. Puree until smooth. To serve, pour into two glasses. Top with sliced fig, crushed pistachios and pomegran- ate arils, if desired.

More Inspiration: Here’s a blueberry cobbler smoothie recipe!

Recipe Author: Abbey Sharp is a registered dietitian, a TV and radio personality and a food writer and blogger. She is the founder of Abbey’s Kitchen Inc.

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