Here are 10 reasons why you should eat prunes: Healthy Bones Your bones are living, growing tissue that are affected by your diet and exercise. When you eat a well-balanced diet that includes prunes, your body will maintain and rebuild bone mineral density. As a yogi, bone health is especially important to keep your bones strong so you can continue a relationship with your mat for many years to come. Stay Regular A poor diet can wreak havoc on your digestive system and cause
PREP TIME 5 mins COOK TIME 5 mins TOTAL TIME 10 mins SERVES 2 cups Crunchy pan-toasted almonds with hints of spicy chili and zesty lime - these are positively addictive! So quick, easy, and healthy too! INGREDIENTS 2 cups whole Diamond of California Almonds 1 tablespoon oil 1-2 teaspoons chili powder (depending on how spicy you prefer) 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice Coupons 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro INSTRUCTIONS Add almonds and oil to a medium pan. Sprinkle
Almonds Deliver a Massive Amount of Nutrients The almond is the edible seed that grows on the tree Prunus dulcis, more commonly called the almond tree. Almonds are native to the Middle East, but the United States is now the world’s largest producer. The almonds we buy at the store have usually had the shell removed, revealing the edible nut inside. They are sold either raw (often referred to as “natural”) or roasted. This is what almonds look like: Almonds boast an incredibly
Triple Almond Cookies 1 cup butter, softened 2 cup sugar 1 cup sifted powdered sugar 1 cup vegetable/canola oil 2 eggs 1 tsp almond extract 4 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1 tsp cream of tartar 2 cups sliced almonds 1 (6oz) package toffee bits additional sugar for rolling cookies Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Beat butter at medium speed of electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add sugar and powdered sugar, mixing well Add oil, eggs and almond extract, mix well.
APPLE CRANBERRY WALNUT SALAD PREP TIME 10 mins TOTAL TIME 10 mins SERVES 4-6 INGREDIENTS 6 cups salad (I used a combination of arugula and baby spinach, any spring green mix will do) 1 red apple 1 green apple 1 cup walnuts, roughly chopped (such as Diamond of California) ⅓ cup crumbled feta cheese ⅓ cup dried cranberries Coupons dressing (see note) 1 cup apple juice 4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar (or white vinegar in a pinch) 2 tablespoons honey scant ½ teaspoon salt ¼ tea
Prunes are nature’s most unhip fruits. Perceived as dry and wrinkly, they elicit snickers and jokes about old people and regularity. But cast the bad reputation aside, and you’ll see that they’re unsung jewels. Sweet as candy, they’re also packed with fiber and vitamin A. They’re not leathery either; prunes are some of the moistest, softest dried fruits around. Stewed fruits are such common low-fat desserts that I forget how good they are. In this week’s L.A. Times, David Leb
Add your site or application content here Fruit purees can be used successfully to replace some of the fat in baked goods. Prune Puree
Puree 1/2 cup pitted prunes (or equal amounts of prunes and dried apples) and 1/4 cup water in a blender or processor until smooth. The dark color and strong flavor of this fat replacement make it best suited to chocolate-based or heavily spiced baked goods. #prune #prunes #driedplums #plum #plums