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Foods for the Soul
Fig Newton Cupcakes

Feb 26, 2014
Fig Newton Cupcakes

An easy recipe for tender cupcakes that taste just like the classic cookies! Made without refined flour or sugar for a healthy, guilt-free treat.     During my first quarter of grad school, the Chemistry Department required us to sit…

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Foods for the Soul
Chocolate fig squares: Decadent flavor hides 4 grams of protein

Chocolate fig squares: Decadent flavor hides 4 grams of protein

A healthy whole-wheat snack that’s easy to make and packed with protein. The perfect recipe for hungry kids and adults!     Throughout my entire educational career, I never bought lunch at school. Not one single time. The long lines…

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A Girl And Her Fork
Recipe: Figs and farro salad with Mandarin balsamic vinaigrette

May 28, 2013
Recipe: Figs and farro salad with Mandarin balsamic vinaigrette

Don't you just love three day weekends? I do, especially when they're full of fun activities like this one. Friday night, Mr.S. and I took the kidlets to the cinema to see Fast and Furious 6...I'm not sure who was more excited, me or the kidl...

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The Sacramento Bee
Recipes: Herbed goat cheese and fig muffins

Recipes: Herbed goat cheese and fig muffins

These sweet-and-savory muffins use dried figs, which fortunately are available year-round.Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes Makes 12 muffins Recipe from Alison Ladman of the Associated Press INGREDIENTS 2 1/4 cups a...

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Pork tenderloin with shallots and fresh figs

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 28 minutes Serves: 6 Use black or green figs, as you like. If using dried figs, soak first in hot water to soften. INGREDIENTS 1 box (10 ounces) couscous ...

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The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Grilled figs with pancetta, lemon and rosemary

Recipe: Grilled figs with pancetta, lemon and rosemary

Hands on: 10 minutes Total time: 40 minutes Serves: 6-8 Any kind of figs will work in this recipe. If the figs are small, you may want to cut the pancetta into smaller pieces. You may also use Parma or serrano ham, or bacon....

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The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Warm salad of grilled chicken thighs, figs and shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano

Recipe: Warm salad of grilled chicken thighs, figs and shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano

M Warm salad of grilled chicken thighs, figs and shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano Start to finish: 30 minutes Serves 4 Recipe from the Associated Press. INGREDIENTS 4 tablespoons red wine vinegar, divided 2 teaspoons choppe...

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Warmed fig, farmer cheese and caramelized onion morsels

Recipe: Warmed fig, farmer cheese and caramelized onion morsels

Start to finish: 40 minutes Serves 10 A good appetizer any time of year. Recipe from the Associated Press. INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium sweet onion, quartered and cut into very thin slices ...

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Sacatomato
Recipe: Gluten-free fig muffins

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Dec 31, 2012
Recipe: Gluten-free fig muffins

The minute the word gluten free is mentioned, many people walk away thinking heavy and tasteless.  That’s not the case with these muffins!  Figs, with their light, honey-like sweetness meld with other ingredients giving you a sweet savory experience.  They’re my inaugural project for Twelve Loaves. I met Jamie from Life’s A Feast last...

The Farmer Fred Rant
National Fig Week? Homemade Fig Newtons!

National Fig Week? Homemade Fig Newtons!

According to Sacramento's main promoter of supermarket fruits and vegetables, Michael Marks, this week is National Fig Week. It seems a bit late in the fig season to be celebrating this under-utilized fruit, but what the heck...anytime is a good time t...

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