By nutritional therapist Christine Bailey
An easy to prepare recipe. Roasting the plums and figs give them plenty of flavour and creates a delicious healthy sweet treat. Serve these with nut cream or yoghurt as a light breakfast or snack.
4 plums, halved stone removed
4 fresh figs, halved
250ml red grape juice
2 cinnamon sticks
½ tsp ground cinnamon
4 star anise
Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4.
Arrange the plums and figs in a single layer in shallow baking dish. Pour over the grape juice and add the spices.
Bake for 30 mins until the fruit is soft but not collapsed. Serve warm or cold with yoghurt if wished.
About Christine Bailey
Christine is an award-winning nutritionist, chef and author. With a passion for creating delicious nourishing recipes, Christine has a reputation for transforming people’s health and love of real food. As well as seeing clients and writing for national press, Christine runs ‘Nourish’ cookery classes including popular hands-on days for children. Christine is an inspiring nutritional chef well known for her engaging style and enthusiasm.
Christine is the author of numerous health and recipe books including ebooks on paleo eating and gluten-free recipes. Her books include her popular Supercharged Juices and Smoothies, The Juice Diet Book, The Raw Food Diet Book and Eat to Get Younger. Christine has particular specialisms in paleo diets, allergy free cooking, digestive health, coeliac disease and other autoimmune conditions, allergies, healthy ageing and weight loss.