I love foods that combine a sweet flavor with a bit of heat. I also LOVE fresh figs, and try to snap them up when they are in season. In this recipe, fresh figs bring the sweetness, while a little bit of ginger and mint bring the spicy.
I’m a big fan of ginger, and love how its spicy, citrusy flavor can liven up so many dishes. This dessert combines ginger with mint, and I think it makes for a really refreshing treat. If you don’t want to take the time to periodically stir the mixture, you can always wait until the mixture has solidified and grate it up in a food processor.
Posted by Rob, Brand Manager, Citizen Engagement Here is my healthy living dilemma: I love the way I feel when I’m healthy, but don’t always love those healthy-living activities. Give me the choice between hitting the gym or sitting on the couch and watching TV with a bag of potato chips? More often than not […]
Tom’s of Maine is a New England company, so we’re used to dealing with New England winters. For many employees, it’s our favorite time of year! When we’re not busy making our natural toothpaste, natural deodorant and other personal care products, we like to take advantage of this peaceful time to connect with nature. “As […]
Posted by Rob, Brand Manager of Community Activation Have you ever found a solution to a problem, only to realize that solution didn’t make you happy? A few weeks ago I was reading a magazine when the following line jumped out at me: “Do you suffer from fatigue, stomach cramps, and aching joints? Intolerance to […]
Posted by Rob, Brand Manager, Citizen Engagement I can’t help it; there is something about this time of year that gets me a little philosophical. The air in the factory smells of minty Toms natural toothpaste. And amidst the cooling weather, holiday decorations, and old favorite TV specials, I’m finding myself feeling full of hope. […]