Fabulous Figs: Health Benefits of this Truly Scrumptious Fruit

My husband came home with two giant bags of fresh figs the other day and I was elated! The fig, which is often mentioned in the Bible as a sign of peace and prosperity, is one of my favorite summer fruits. I can't remember when I first discovered fresh figs but they bring back lots of fond childhood memories. It just so happens that one of our good friends has a gigantic fig tree heavy with … [Read more...]

Chicken and Fig Salad

There's something about fig that is simply irresistible!  Biting in to a fig that is just perfect is a truly delicious experience.  If you enjoy figs as much as I do you are going to love this simple yet tasty salad.  A hint of fresh ginger brings out the full flavor of the figs. Enjoy! serves 4 Preparation: 15 minutes Ingredients: 6 oz mixed baby greens 1/2 bulb fennel 2 tbsp … [Read more...]