It’s important to have a healthy start in the morning, and preparing a quick and easy breakfast that also fills us up on nutrients is the key. This fig spread has only two ingredients, and you can prepare ahead and store it in the refrigerator. Just add some yogurt and spread it on slices of toasted whole grain bread. Not only are you keeping your calories down, but you’re also enjoying a sweet fruity treat without any added sugar.
*Fig Fruit Spread Yields: 32 servings/ 2 cups | Serving Size: 1 tablespoon | Calories: 21 | Total Fat: 0 g | Saturated Fat: 0 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 1 mg | Carbohydrates: 5 g | Dietary Fiber: 1 g | Sugars: 4 g | Protein: 0 g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 1 *Full Breakfast with Fig Fruit Spread Yields: 4 servings | Serving Size: 2 slices of toast with 1/2 tablespoon spread, and yogurt topped with fresh fruit and 1/2 tablespoon spread stirred in | Calories: 357 | Total Fat: 6 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 15 mg | Sodium: 120 mg | Carbohydrates: 51 g | Dietary Fiber: 5 g | Sugars: 25 g | Protein: 22 g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 13
- 16 figs, peeled and quartered
- 5 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 4 cups low-fat yogurt
- 8 slices of whole wheat or whole grain toasted bread
- 2 figs, peeled and quartered
- Fig fruit Spread
- Over medium heat, in a medium saucepan, cook together the figs and the balsamic vinegar. Cook them until the consistency becomes thick.
- Conserve the fruit spread in sterile jars and refrigerate. They should last for at least 3 days.
- For the yogurt bowl, mix them with the yogurt then garnish with fresh figs.
- For the toast, spread them on warm toasted bread.
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