Fig and chocolate pie

Aug, 13, 2011
Happy Friday everyone! I sure am happy it’s the weekend because it means a lot of family cuddle time which is my favorite thing in the world. I love waking up in the morning on the weekend and not having to stress to get ready etc.
For our Friday night family dinner I made arrabbiata sauce served with quinoa spagetti and for dessert I made a pie filled with chocolate mimic cream and fresh figs. It’s such light and rich dessert at the same time. I love the combination of chocolate and fresh figs from our garden.

1 1/2 cup spelt flour
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup oats
175g/6,5 ounces butter, melted
Preheat oven to F350.
Blend together everything until you are left with a ball of dough. Press into a pie mold or tart pan. Bake 15 minutes. Let crust cool for 15 minutes before filling it.
1 package mimic whipped topping ( ice cold)
1 cup good quality dark chocolate, melted
1/2 vanilla beans, seeds scraped out and used, beans discarded.
6-8 ripe fresh figs, sliced
Whip topping and vanilla bean until fluffy and firm. fold in chocolate very carefully. Spread cream into the pie crust and arrange figs on top.
August 21, 2011

Fredrika Syren

Fredrica Syren, the author and founder of Green-Mom.com, was born in Sweden. Her mother was a classically trained chef who introduced her to many eclectic flavors and skills at a young age. Her mom’s passion for the outdoors and gardening planted the seed for her own love of nature and healthy eating. She received a degree in journalism and has worked as a print, Internet and broadcasting journalist for many years with big businesses within Europe and the United States. After her mom was diagnosed with terminal cancer and she with pre-cancer, Fredrica changed her career to become a full time yoga teacher and activist. A longtime world traveler, foodie and career woman, she was exposed to many facets of life, but nothing inspired her more than becoming a mom. After her first-born, Fredrica began a food blog focusing on local, seasonal, organic & vegetarian dishes. Years of food blogging developed into the cookbook Yummy in My Tummy, Healthy Cooking for the Whole Family. Upon the arrival of her second child, Fredrica founded Green-Mom.com. Her vision was to establish a site providing insight about gardening, home and personal care, baby & child, and of course food & nutrition. Green-Mom.com hosts many talented writers shedding light on ways to incorporate eco-friendly and nutritious practices for busy families. She is an advocate for organic, local and sustainable businesses. Fredrica hopes to inspire social change through her lifestyle, passion and business. Fredrica lives with her husband James Harker-Syren and their three children in San Diego, CA.


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    Centehua Deneken

    August 15, 2011

    This looks so good! love love figs. great recipe, thanks Fredrica 😉 will try soon.

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    Centehua Deneken

    August 15, 2011

    This looks so good! love love figs. great recipe, thanks Fredrica 😉 will try soon.

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    August 16, 2011

    Thanks Wendy and when you do please let me know what you think:)

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