Dietitian’s tip:

Figs are a sweet fruit with soft flesh and tiny edible seeds. They are a good source of iron, calcium and phosphorus. You can eat figs raw, with or without their peel, or use them in baked goods.

Serves 6


  • 2 large red apples, cored and diced
  • 6 dried figs, chopped
  • 2 ribs of celery, diced
  • 1/2 cup fat-free lemon yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • 2 carrots, peeled and grated


In a small bowl, combine apples, figs and celery. Add yogurt and mix thoroughly. Top with almonds and grated carrots. Serve.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Serving size :About 3/4 cup

  • Calories 89
  • Total carbohydrate 18 g
  • Dietary fiber 3 g
  • Sodium 38 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total fat 1 g
  • Trans fat 0 g
  • Cholesterol trace
  • Protein 2 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 1 g
  • Sugars 3 g

By Mayo Clinic Staff

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