Food & Wine

Fig & Arugula salad

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1 head radicchio, halved, cored, and cut into 1 1/2-inch-wide strips
1 bunch baby arugula
5 ripe fresh figs , stemmed and quartered
Slices of parmesan or goat cheese
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
olive oil
salt , pepper
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted

In a large bowl combine all ingredients together . Drizzle with olive oil ,balsamic , salt and pepper. Enjoy!

 Figs contain :

  • Vitamin B6. Important for protein and fat metabolism and absorption and assists in creating new red blood cells.

  • Vitamin A .  Important nutrient for proper eye function and helps keep skin, nails and hair healthy

  • Thiamin. Helps convert carbohydrates into energy within the body and is also important for proper cardiovascular and nervous system function.

  • Vitamin K.  Plays an important role in the proper clotting of blood

  • Pantothenic Acid. Energy production within the body and in the formation of certain hormones

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