Ricotta Stuffed Figs

I looooooove figs.  LOVE THEM.  Sweet, sticky, with tiny seeds that pop when you bite down, figs are among the richest plant sources of calcium and fiber.  Pair them with fresh ricotta cheese, honey and pistachios and you’ve got a delicious, quick snack, or a pretty appetizer for guests.  This recipe is awesome because minimal …

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Fig Prosciutto Appetizer

I loooooooove fresh figs.  I am late to the fig party and I blame fig newtons.  I  figured figs were gross because of the grody, gummy, stick-to-the-roof-of-your-mouth newton which totally gives the fig a bad name.  Fresh figs taste like a cross between a strawberry and a peach, NOTHING like the fig newton.  Figs are …

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Blackberry Peach Smoothie

The Nashville Farmer’s Market is another reason why I love my ‘hood.  I went there yesterday in search of strawberries and blueberries for our morning smoothies, but instead found juicy Georgia peaches and blackberries so plump and huge that I bought them instead.  Also, there were no strawberries or blueberries to be found.  Where are …

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Perfect Berry Tart

Berry tart – summery, light, and delicious.  This is my new favorite “go-to” dessert to bring along as a dinner party contribution.  It is sooo simple to make and tastes delicious, like summer in on a plate.  The bright berry colors are so visually pleasing.  My mom made this for her book club and the …

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