Sugar has many negatives effects on your bodies when over consumed some examples are headaches, mood swings, lathargy, unable to concentrate, anxiety, unfocused, hyperactivity, acne, aging, depression, tooth decay, increases hunger, addiction, agression, irrational, also increasing the risk of more severelife threatening conditions such as obesity, type two diabeties, heart disease and cancer.
Fresh figs are at their best at the moment, they are in season right now here in Australia so I jumped at the opportunity to indulge in these bite size deliciousness. Oh how I have missed them, admittedly store-bought are no comparison to my Nonno’s homegrown variety but seriously nothing ever is.
Winter baking makes dealing with the cooler weather more warm and comforting, what more it makes us feel like staying indoors and catching up on things at home that we may not get around to doing during the busy Summer months when all we want to do is enjoy the sunshine. Take this time to get creative in the kitchen and bake some healthy afternoon treats.