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Seasonal snacking: Fantastic fig recipes

Fresh figs are low in calories and packed with antioxidants and dietary fibre. Here are some of our favourite fig recipes.

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1) Fig and almond butter smoothie

Almond milk, frozen figs, banana and almond butter combine to make for a decadent, creamy, healthy smoothie.

kale2) Kale and fig salad

Kale with avocado dressing and figs, walnuts and hemp hearts for toppings, this salad is as much of a super-meal as one can make. This is a simple, elegant and nutritious fig recipe.

3) Zucchini fig smoothie

Combining zucchini and figs makes for the ultimate seasonal food combo. Soaked cashews and banana provide creaminess.

4) Lemony kale and quinoa saladKale-Quinoa-and-Fig-Salad-5

Quinoa, gorgonzola and prosciutto combine to make this gourmet quinoa fig recipe.

fig5) Fig and melon salad

This is quite possibly the prettiest summer salad you’ll ever lay eyes on.

6) Ginger vanilla granola with figs

Making your own granola leaves you with days worth of tasty breakfasts and snacks. With pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, coconut, almonds and cashews are just a few of the delectably nutritious ingredients that go into making this tasty granola.

7) Roasted cauliflower with figs

Cauliflower is a calorie-wise swap for potatoes as a side dish.Squash-Prof-444

8) Onion squash and fig salad with maple mustard balsamic

With its squash and figs, this salad is both summer and fall appropriate. Walnuts and goat cheese topping make for a decadent meal.

9) Zucchini noodles with fig, argula and pancetta

Zucchini noodles, or ‘zoodles’ as they are sometimes fig-date-almond-granola-bars-1-550referred to as, pair perfectly with sweet figs.

10) Fig, date almond granola bars

These granola bars are naturally sweetened and easily made gluten free.