March 2020 Fig Focus Newsletter

This Month’s Featured Recipe: Broccoli Fig Tofu Oyster Sauce Stir Fry

Hearty vegetarian dishes can fill you up while keeping vegetables at the center of the plate, This Broccoli. Fig, Tofu Oyster Sauce Stir Fry will make you skip takeout. This vegetarian stir fry is naturally sweetened with figs and still has salty umami flavors. Make this tofu oyster sauce stir fry your new favorite easy weeknight dinner!

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Spring into March with Orchard Choice and Sun-Maid California Dried Figs

Seeing green? While March can be all about shamrock shakes and green beer, we think there’s a better way (though we have a soft spot for Irish soda bread with figs!). Get your greens and add in California Dried Figs for flavor, texture and nutrition. Whether that’s cooked greens like broccoli,or salad greens that keep their cool, Golden and Mission California Dried Figs always add flavor, fiber, and so much more.

Carbs in Figs: Reasons Why You Should Be Eating Them

Carbohydrates sometimes have a bad reputation and many people are confused on how much and what type to consume, It’s important to focus on the type of carbohydrates rather than the  amount of carbs. The carbs in dried figs are a great addition to a balanced diet— let’s find out why and how many carbs in figs are present. Learn more about the different kinds of carbs and how the carbs in dried figs fit into nutritious eating.

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