3 fresh figs
¼ cup raspberries
blueberries, as desired
fresh mint leaves
for balsamic glaze:
¼ cup date syrup, agave or honey works ,too
2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, optional,not raw
or balsamic glaze substitute,at end of recipe
1.cut figs into 6 petals by making 3(“X”style) cuts across pointed top of fig,making sure not to cut all the way through.
2.place blackberry in center.
3.decorate plate as desired with berries and whole mint leaves.
4.mix syrup with vinegar, if using.
5.drizzle over plate.
6.sprinkle with chopped mint.
note:balsamic glaze is also awesome on strawberries.
raw substitute for balsamic glaze:combine equal parts blackberry juice(juice will be very thick),date syrup and braggs apple cider vinegar in bullet or blender,strain,keep in fridge in a squeeze bottle.
juice can be easily made by pressing berries through a mesh strainer with the back of a spoon or using a nut milk bag or paint strainer(no staining on the one i used!),or your juicer.