Whole Wheat Fig Bars

If you’re a fan of the traditional Fig Newton cookie, you will LOVE these bars! They are soft, not too sweet, with a jammy fig filling made from either fresh or dried figs. For this recipe, I used fresh figs because our fig trees were full of figs this year. Whenever I can, I like…

Fresh Figs…A Gift from the Gods (and my husband)

Fresh figs are hands down my favorite fruit.  They are luscious, sweet, with a nut and honey flavor and a hint of vanilla. I know I’m a little early with this post because it’s difficult to find fresh figs at farmers markets and in produce aisles in April (the season is typically July and August)…