How to Serve:
Snack on their own as a fruit serving, add to your oatmeal or breakfast cereal, mix in energizing snacks with chocolate chips, other dried fruits, and nuts as a healthy trail mix; blend in your concoctions for baking, mix in your sauces for a luscious main dish, or use with your drinks or smoothies.
Pitted Prune Flan
120 g pitted prunes
120 g flour
4 tsp special sweetener for cooking
1/2 vanilla pod
500 ml skimmed milk
1 sheet parchment paper
Preheat oven to 180 °C.
Mix the flour with the eggs and stir in the sweetener.
Using the blade of a knife, take the vanilla seeds by first cutting the pod in half, lengthwise.
Mix the grains with the milk and gradually add to the batter.
In a pastry pan covered with parchment paper or a silicone mold, place the pitted prunes then pour over the batter.
Bake for about 45 minutes.
Serve and enjoy!
For starters, you get a good dose of antioxidants, vitamin A, and dietary fiber in just a serving. No added sugar, get the natural sugar from the fruit.
They are also a good source of potassium, good for the heart muscle; iron, in making red blood cells and oxygen transport in the body; and vitamin A, good for the immune system as well as skin and eye health. Research has shown that eating prunes may also help to look out for the health of the bones.
They are also free of fat and helps in the digestive health of the body.
- -No sugar added
- -16% Vitamin A (Daily Value)
- -25% Dietary Fibre
Storage: Store in an airtight sealed bag in a cool dark place. For best quality, refrigerate after opening.
Shelf life: 1 year unopened in the fridge, 6 months after opening.