August 30, 2023

Tasty Fig Salad Is Great Source of Fiber

Fig Salad Figs are an excellent source of fiber which promotes gut health and helps pull toxins out of the body. One serving of this salad provides about 12-15 percent of the daily requirement, in addition to some benefits from antioxidants, beta-carotene, and potassium. Figs also contain anthocyanins, which help reduce the risk of cancer. Deep purple figs have a greater concentration of anthocyanins than green or golden figs. Balsamic vinegar contains antioxidants and helps boost metabolism and regulate blood sugar. Slightly sweet and slightly tart, this salad also works well as an appetizer or dessert. SERVES 4-6 Ingredients 1 […]
December 19, 2017

Party On with Stuffed Apricot Bites!

Need a tasty, colorful and simple appetizer recipe for your next party or holiday event? You will love this easy-to-make in minutes appetizer with dried apricots and ricotta cheese. Not only is dried fruit delicious, but as a preservation method, it reduces food waste. Dried fruit also creates year-round harvest seasons, making for a more sustainable agriculture model for many fruit farmers. The recipe is gluten free and vegetarian for those on special diets. Ricotta-Stuffed Apricot Bites Ingredients: 30 dried apricots 5 Tbs. ricotta cheese 2 tsp. pure maple syrup ¼ cup roasted pistachios and/or peanuts, finely chopped Directions: Using […]