Baked Brie with Walnuts and Figs Recipe
BAKED BRIE WITH WALNUTS AND FIGS RECIPE
FOOD AS MEDICINE:
Figs have been shown to ward off obesity-related diseases such as diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and cardiovascular disease. They also have bioactive and phenolic compounds including quercetin and anthocyanins with anti-obesity and anti-inflammatory properties and their soluble fiber helps to reduce LDL cholesterol. Figs are also packed with fiber, vitamin C, and calcium and support reproductive health. Walnuts are packed with anti-inflammatory omega 3 fatty acids, folate, and vitamin E and contribute to brain health. Try our delicious baked brie recipe which incorporates these ingredients!
Makes 16 servings
1-16 oz round grassfed brie
1/4 cup walnuts
1/2 cup unsulphured dried figs, cut into quarters
2 tablespoons raw local honey
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Place the brie in a baking dish lined with parchment paper. Top with the figs, walnuts, and a drizzle of honey. Bake 15-20 minutes until the brie is soft and bubbling. Serve with gluten-free crackers and crudites.
Nutrition facts per 1 oz serving: 128 calories, 10 grams fat, 4 grams carbohydrate, 4 grams protein
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