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A Reader Recipe: Grana Padano and Fig Appetizer

When thinking of an appetizer to serve at upcoming holiday parties, skip processed, premade food and serve something fresh and whole instead. We love this idea from FitSugar reader CheesePlease; she posted it in the Snack Attack: Healthy Snack Ideas community group.

Think of Grana Padana as Parmigiano Reggiano's high-maintenance cousin. This cheese is less nutty and salty; a much more delicate cheese compared to your regular Parmesan. Pair Grana Padano with a high quality fig spread or preserve for an elegant and rustic appetizer!

Check out more of CheesePlease's recipes and snack ideas over at her blog, Cheese Please. And don't forget to post your own recipes and snack ideas in the FitSugar Community; they may end up on the FitSugar homepage!

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