Figs are a vitamin and mineral packed super food which is high in iron, fiber and calcium. Ancient Greeks and Romans believed them to a sacred food, and linked them with prosperity, fertility and peace. Recent studies have found that figs can help sperm motility and the fiber helps to balance estrogen. Try them in this easy recipe:
6 figs, halved
1 tablespoon olive oil or coconut oil
Pinch ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon Honey
Drizzle of Balsamic Vinegar
Pinch kosher salt
Fresh ricotta or soft Goat’s Cheese, full fat
How to Make
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
Massage the oil into the figs and place in baking dish, cut side down. Roast for about 10 minutes until soft. Divide into 2 dishes and add a dollop or 2 of cheese. Drizzle with pan juices, honey and balsamic.