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Dried Fig Smoothies

Today’s recipe features my favourite way to sweeten smoothies – dried figs! Dates, maple syrup and honey are all great options when it comes to making your smoothies a little sweeter but I just love the boost of flavour that dried figs add. 323 more words


Fig Newtons, the Adult Cookie.

Adult being a better word for old school taste. Just saying.

Figs are pretty awesome, whether it be on a goat cheese crostini with fig jam or even adding fresh figs to savory soup (adds sweetness). 218 more words


Figs, Figs, Figs

So I know I may be a little behind the band wagon on the fig department, but as they say better late then never. I’m seriously addicted to this sweet, crunchy, chewy delight, especially the dried fig kind. 571 more words


30-Day Health Muffins

The secret to baking the perfect muffin is to mix the mixture as little as possible. After combining the liquid with the dry ingredients, stirring just enough to moisten, the batter should still be lumpy. 408 more words

Tea Time

Black Fig Steak Sauce

I’ve been wanting to make a steak sauce for a while now. After a lot of research, I decided to take a look at the back of a bottle of A-1 – the mother of all steak sauces. 364 more words

Sauces & Condiments

The Slimming Powers of Fiber (and How to Get More of It)

There’s a reason so many weight-loss plans include a focus on fiber: It keeps you feeling full and helps release hunger-satisfying chemicals in the brain. (It’s also a proven cancer- and heart disease-risk reducer!) Here, nutritionists share nine easy ways to add more to your diet. 608 more words

Cancer Treatment

Oats+almonds+maple syrup=

I’m a huge fan of Cook’s Illustrated .. how fun would it be to work in America’s Test Kitchen??!!  Kind of a long story as to how I ultimately became a fan – next time we’re cooking together in my kitchen I’ll share it with you.   341 more words