I love healthy food, but only when it’s real. I’ll take bacon wrapped cantaloupe for a snack over a granola bar any day. So I’m really excited about this new healthy recipe that fits the requirements!
When I went to Central Market last weekend, they were really promoting figs. I’ve never had fresh figs, only dried. The sign said that they tasted good with goat cheese. I had just bought raw goat’s blue cheese at the farmers market and putting it in figs seemed as good a way to eat it as any!
It was pretty simple. I just cut the figs in half, stuffed a cube of the cheese in, and drizzled them with honey.
I made these as part of “The Feast.” Eric and I hadn’t had one yet, so I was excited to introduce him to the wonderful tradition of eating light but delicious finger foods for dinner.
I’ve noticed that the heat has really affected my appetite. I’m still hungry, but mostly for cold, light foods. All I want is smoothies and Greek yogurt and I’ve lost considerable interest in my beloved carbs. That means I need to get creative with said cold, light foods and find ways to make them feel rich! The Feast happens to be a great option.
When I went to Central Market on Tuesday to get mozzarella and basil to make these bruschetta burgers, I bought more figs because I knew they just needed to be in my life on a regular basis.
So last night, I was planning a light dinner using the leftover tomato, basil, and mozzarella, and I didn’t think to incorporate the figs, but then I saw this post on Eat, Live, Run, and I realized…it all could come together!
I added some more feast-y leftovers to this for another light dinner, both because it was hot, and because I’m keeping things light until tonight. I need to get myself in the mood for my Houston Restaurant double date for steak.
Happy Friday! Did anyone else make anything foodgasmic this week?