Guest blogger and chef Charles Mattocks shares seven healthy and delicious vegetarian recipes -- all for $7 or less! When is the last time you made a vegetarian meal?
1. Fall's Best Honey and Cinnamon-Roasted Figs Serves 5
3 tablespoons clear honey
2-4 teaspoons cinnamon
Greek-style yogurt, to serve
Preheat oven to 400f (200c) or heat broiler
Cut a cross in the top of each fig, pierce through the stem but not right through the base, so that the pieces remain intact. Place into a shallow ovenproof dish, pulling them open gently as you do, drizzle the honey over the insides of the figs and sprinkle cinnamon.
Bake or broil for about 15 min or until the figs are tender but not collapsed. Serve with Greek style yogurt.
Chefs Charles thoughts: Too often the flavor and nutritional value of the fig is underestimated. The succulent sweetness of fig combined with its high fiber content, potassium and iron levels make this powerhouse a must have in a healthyRead More »from 7 Vegetarian Recipes for $7 or Less!