May Fig Focus

Ideas for Sweet Moments from California Dried Figs Mother’s Day comes once a year as a time to celebrate our moms, mother figures, and parent in a way that lets them know we care. We’ve got you covered with some sweet ideas featuring Sun-Maid and Orchard Choice California Dried Figs that go from breakfast to a sweet ending to the … Read More

February Fig Focus Newsletter

Valentine’s Day Recipesfeaturing Orchard Choice + Sun-Maid Figs Monday is Valentine’s Day and you know how they say birds of a feather go together, well, so do figs and chocolate! We have so many ways these two pair up beautifully in dessert recipes perfect for the end to a romantic meal at home like Warm Fig Chocolate Lava Cakes or … Read More

January Fig Focus

Smart Start to the New Year Eating Well Everyday with #4FigsADay ______________________________________________ It’s a New Year full of possibilities. Rather than a New Year, New You focus(we like you just the way you are!), eating well everyday starts with one healthy choice and then another because incremental changes add up over time. A SMART goal is Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, … Read More

January Fig Focus Newsletter

Smart Start to the New Year Eating Well Everyday with #4FigsADay It’s a New Year full of possibilities. Rather than a New Year, New You focus (we like you just the way you are!), eating well everyday starts with one healthy choice and then another because incremental changes add up over time. A SMART goal is Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, … Read More

September Fig Focus Newsletter

Dinner, Solved Find fresh ideas for dinner featuring Orchard Choice& Sun-Maid California Dried Figs Be Our Dinner Guest Sometimes, let someone else cook. Be our guest— #WeirDiningatCopita. We’ve teamed up with California Fig fan, Chef Joanne Weir to invite you to be our guest at her restaurant, Copita in Sausalito, CA. One person will win a $150 gift certificate to … Read More

August Fig Focus

Back to School Snacking PACK HEALTHY SNACKS FOR SCHOOL + SATISFY AFTERNOON CRAVINGS WITH CALIFORNIA DRIED FIGS Fiber Up with Fig Snacks Did you know each Orchard Choice and Sun-Maid California Dried Fig has between 1-1.5 grams of fiber in it, depending on the size? When the snack attack hits, fiber will help you stay satisfied longer and aid digestion. … Read More

July Fig Focus

Grilling Season is Here Find Ideas for Incorporating California Dried Figs From cookouts to weeknight dinners spent outdoors, we’ve got all the fixings for what to grill or what to serve on the side to make summer sweet and savory with Orchard Choice and Sun-Maid California Dried Figs. Fig Barbecue Sauce Meet your new summer condiment. Fig barbecue sauce makes … Read More

June Fig Focus Newsletter

Give a Fig: Learn about Protein & Dried Figs Am I getting enough protein? Is plant protein as nutritious as animal protein?  Do figs contain protein? RD, Lorelle Del Matto digs into what you need to know. Energize This Summer with Homemade Fig Energy Balls Oatmeal Fig Energy Balls Anytime you’re craving a little something sweet try these snack bites, … Read More

February 2021 Fig Focus Newsletter

Hazelnut fig swirl and fig jam are the surprise inside this fig bundt cake topped with chocolate glaze ganache. This is a special occasion or any occasion cake.

Ditch the Box of Chocolates: Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Chocolate + Figs Celebrate the sweetest holiday at home with a baking project or something simple with California Dried Figs. Make a date to bake a fig bundt cake. Topped with chocolate ganache and chopped hazelnuts, this cake feels special sitting on a countertop begging to be sliced and eaten. Cheryl … Read More

January 2021 Fig Focus Newsletter

Discover How Dried Figs Fit in a Diet for Anti-Inflammation Incorporating dried figs into meals and snacks is an easy and delicious way to your boost intake of fiber, potassium, magnesium, calcium, and iron, but what many don’t realize is that eating figs is also a great way to reduce inflammation and lower disease risks. Thanks to their unique combination … Read More

September 2020 Fig Focus Newsletter

Shrimp and vegetables is dinner done right. Using dried figs in the sauce yields a sweet and spicy shrimp stir fry with noodles that is better than takeout.

20 Minute Meal: Sweet + Spicy Shrimp Stir Fry Cook up a tasty weeknight meal with shrimp and vegetables in our sweet and spicy shrimp stir fry with noodles. It’s even better than takeout and features our Orchard Choice and Sun-Maid California Dried Figs. They add fiber, calcium, and magnesium in a healthy 20 minute meal. Serve with noodles, veggies … Read More

July 2020 Fig Focus Newsletter

Fruit leather—dehydrator not necessary. This four-ingredient fig fruit jerky can be made in your oven for a do-it-yourself natural fruit roll-up snack

Summer Snacks Start Here: Dried Fig Fruit Leather Camping. Road trips. Day trips. Backyard picnics. Field Days. There are plenty of ways to enjoy the summer and socially distance. Orchard Choice and Sun-Maid California Dried Figs are the perfect summer snack whether it’s figs right out of the bag or homemade fig fruit leather. Bake This: Black & White Fig … Read More

June 2020 Fig Focus Newsletter

Make gluten free coffee cake with California Dried Figs tumbling in the crumble. Save this recipe with your almond flour cake recipes collection.

Bake This: Almond Fig Coffee Cake Put a fresh pot of coffee on, our featured recipe is Almond Fig Coffee Cake. RD Mia Zarlengo created a morning coffee cake with our Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Dried Figs, adding chewy nuggets of nutrition into this healthier dessert that happens to be gluten-free too. Our California Dried Figs mean this recipe … Read More

May 2020 Fig Focus Newsletter

Dora's Table's Fig Mole Mushroom Tacos are meatless and a great addition to your Cinco de Mayo menu.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Fig Mole Mushroom Tacos Mole is one of those traditional dishes that is passed down from generation to generation. It is a labor of love ground down on a metate and savored by the whole family.  This fig mole uses the earthiness and sweetness of Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Dried Figs to enhance the … Read More

April 2020 Fig Focus Newsletter

Celebrate Easter by baking this traditional hot cross buns recipe. Dried figs add a chewy sweet bite in the tender old fashioned hot cross buns recipe.

Easter Baking: Traditional Hot Cross Buns Recipe with Dried Figs If you are not a big fan of raisins in a traditional hot cross buns recipe, then these Fig Hot Cross Buns are going to put a smile on your face. These slightly sweet buns are extremely soft, spiced with cinnamon and loaded with chopped Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California … Read More