By Mayo Clinic Staff

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.

Number of servings

Serves 6

Ingredients

  1. 2 large red apples, cored and diced
  2. 6 dried figs, chopped
  3. 2 ribs of celery, diced
  4. 1/2 cup fat-free lemon yogurt
  5. 2 tablespoons slivered almonds
  6. 2 carrots, peeled and grated

Directions

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

  • 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
  • Calories 89
  • Sugars 3 g
May. 01, 2013