Egg White with Caramelized Onions and Homemade Fig Jam Sandwich with Salad and Maple Balsamic Dressing
I eat this sandwich a coupla times a week - it's so good that you wouldn't even know it's diet food. See, caramelized onions are king when you're dieting: they're super low in fat, super cheap, and make anything taste great (...well, anything that tastes great with caramelized onions).
Butter Lettuce & Romano Bean Salad with Fig Vinaigrette Recipe
This perfect summer salad combines both fresh and dried figs in a sweet-tangy vinaigrette. Amelia O’Reilly recommends using purple Mission figs for their balance of acidity and sweetness. “The brown figs are fat and one-note sweet,” she says. Slideshow: Amazing Summer SaladsRecipe from Food & Wine America's Greatest New Cooks
Tangy Lemon-Fig Chicken Wings
Add a sophisticated touch to your game-day spread and serve these chicken wings, enveloped with a sauce made of fig jam, fresh lemon slices and snappy white-wine vinegar. Perfect for people who don’t do spicy, but still want in on the wing party.
Chicken Tagine With Pistachios, Dried Figs, and Chickpeas
This slow-cooked chicken and chickpea tagine gets its flavor not from lots and lots of deep browning, but instead a gentle touch, a few key spices, and the natural, flavorful juices of the meat and vegetables.