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March 2023 Fig Focus
Good for You March is national nutrition month and if you’re reading this, you’ll be thrilled to know about all of the health benefits in your favorite dried fruit. Orchard Choice and Sun-Maid California Dried Figs are chock full of nutrition. Do you know the nutrients in a single serving of figs? Learn more below. FEATURED VIDEO Nutrition Notes About...
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warm chocolate fig cakes
February 2023 Fig Focus
How you choose to celebrate Valentine’s Day goes. Sweet, savory, cheeseboards, chocolate. Making memories isn’t one size fits all, is it? Gather your friends for Galentine’s or make the holiday a family affair, or uplift friendships. We’ve got you covered with ideas featuring Sun-Maid and Orchard Choice Figs that can bring a simple or big celebration to Tuesday, 02/14. So,...
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harissa soup
January 2023 Fig Focus
Soup’s on with Sun-Maid and Orchard Choice California Dried Figs This winter, cozy up to hearty comforting soups that will warm you up from the inside out. Sun-Maid and Orchard Choice California Dried Figs deepen the flavor of soups and stews and add fiber too. Get ideas for a soup swap or to what to simmer for dinner, and don’t...
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golden fig monkey bread
December Fig Focus
Holiday breads and Hanukkah—how do you celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with Sun-Maid and Orchard Choice California Dried Figs? What really makes this time special: sharing time with family and friends. Here’s to an un-FIG-ettable holiday with some of our most beloved bakes and fried treats. Celebrate Hanukkah Bread Baking for the Holidays...
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pumpkin fig seedy crisps
November Fig Focus
Starters for Thanksgivingwith Sun-Maid and Orchard Choice California Dried Figs We are in full-on holiday mode—are you too? We’ve got a bunch of ideas for appetizers featuring our Sun-Maid and Orchard Choice California Dried Figs.  Save the newsletter for upcoming festivities—they’re ready to party! #BlackFridayBaking with La Tourangelle Skip the stores on Friday; let’s stay home and bake! We’ve teamed...
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turkey fig sandwich
Dried Figs + Foods Containing Tryptophan
You may be thinking, what is tryptophan?  Or, you’ve heard about foods high in tryptophan such as turkey which is often blamed for the “I need a nap” feeling after a big Thanksgiving feast. Stay tuned for an explanation – after a brief 411 answering the question I asked, and a chart of tryptophan food sources. Tryptophan is one of...
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October Fig Focus Newsletter
Homemade Halloweenwith Sun-Maid and Orchard Choice California Dried Figs Treat yourself to homemade Halloween treats. These ghoulish sweets and charming stuffed pepper Jack O’ Peppers are fun to make and also bring the nutrition benefits of Sun-Maid and Orchard Choice California Dried Figs into the holiday....
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acorn squash soup with apples and figs
Is Type 2 Diabetes Preventable: How Dried Figs Can Help during Pre-Diabetes Stage
by Annie Siegfried, MS, RDN Is type 2 diabetes preventable? Lifestyle and diet changes can help prevent type 2 diabetes. Prevention is key: If you have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes—high blood glucose levels that don’t get to the threshold of a diabetes diagnosis If you’re currently at a higher risk of type 2 diabetes because of excess weight or obesity,...
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apple crisp
September Fig Focus
No-Labor Meals Labor Day comes once a year, but the idea of not cooking is awfully tempting isn’t it? Even for those of us who love to cook, some nights we want something so simple that dinner is a winner and doesn’t require a lot of hands-on time. So, we have brought you ideas you can use—even tonight—that include our...
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What to Bake Next: Bread with Figs
At the center of the spring holiday table, all eyes are on festive breads. We have a variety of celebration bakes and ideas of bread with figs. One taste and you’ll be hooked on the honeyed taste of Golden Figs or jammy fruit flavor of Mission Figs baked into bread, best sliced and eaten while still warm from the oven....
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August Fig Focus
You don’t have to go back to school to learn more about breakfast…or why to eat breakfast if it’s a meal you tend to skip. But maybe you’re running short on breakfast recipes with figs? We like to suggest that even adding 4 Sun-Maid or Orchard Choice California Dried Figs boosts your fiber and calcium first thing in the morning,...
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fig pinwheel cookies
Dried Fig Cookies: a Recipe Collection
Baking with figs brings the taste and texture of dried fruit from our orchard that sparkles with seeds. We’ve assembled enough recipes of dried fig cookies to keep the cookie jar full! Find your favorites below, featuring our Orchard Choice and Sun-Maid Golden and Mission Figs. HOLIDAY COOKIES CHRISTMAS + HANUKKAH Fig Pinwheel Cookies Cuccidati Italian Fig Cookies Brandied Fig...
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