John Sigona’s Pick of the Week: March 23-29, 2016

John Sigona has been our dried fruit and nut expert for over 35 years.

John Sigona has been our dried
fruit and nut expert for
over 35 years.

GREAT SPECIAL!

Fresno Valley

Black Mission Figs

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Loaded with all kinds of good nutritional value!

Fresh figs are not in season, but we have wonderful dried figs at the lowest price in years!

$1.99 9.5 oz.

Reg. $4.99

(good through March 29, 2016)

 

The following information is from the California Fig Advisory Board. Both fresh and dried figs contain:

  • Disease-fighting antioxidants
  • Good amounts of calcium
  • Good amounts of potassium
  • Good Amounts of Iron
  • And lots of dietary fiber

Very versatile–here are a few examples:

    • Easy to stuff with your favorite cheese. Here are some ideas:
      • Try gorgonzola with walnuts
      • Any type of goat cheese with walnuts/pecans
      • Wrapped with prosciutto and served with blue cheese
      • Fig-banana smoothie
      • Fig nut sandwich
      • Goat cheese fig pizza
      • Cambazola focaccia fig pizza
      • In any cereal or yogurt
      • Of course, great out of hand snack!

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