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n Diced Prunes with creamy Greek yogurt or rich, dark chocolate.
cALifoRniA prune and sALTED CARAMEL CREAM (Serves eight) INGREDIENTS For the California prune puree: 150g California prunes Peel of one orange 25g caster sugar Water to cover Juice of 1/2 a lemon Rum for soaking For the salted caramel cream: 300ml double cream 100ml full fat milk 125g caster sugar 3g gelatine leaf 2tbsp water 6 large egg yolks 2tsp Maldon salt METHOD FIRST make the California prune puree.
DON'T WORRY ABOUT THE SUGAR DIETICIAN Jennette Higgs agrees that, instead of reaching for a fizzy drink or a bar of chocolate when we fancy a sweet fix, it's a good idea to stock up on prunes instead.
The participants in the study were divided into two groups - those who ate prunes every day (140g a day for women and 171g a day for men) and those who were given advice on healthy snacks over the period of active weight loss.
Rich, flavourful and delicious, California Prunes are renowned for their quality and versatility as a cooking ingredient.
the new EFSA ruling is welcome news for health professionals and provides final scientific proof of what generations of people have known for centuries - prunes contribute to normal bowel function.
Little wonder, then, that many gardeners are baffled as to when to actually prune their roses to ensure a flurry of gorgeous flowers in the summer and beyond.
Californian prune producers are stepping up efforts to reposition the fruit as a snack to combat sluggish sales.
If you're allergic to sulphites, choose organic prunes, which won't have been treated with this chemical.
Prunes contain no fat and a small amount of them eaten regularly will keep the body's metabolism ticking over - which helps to reduce the amount of cellulite.
The Americans have been eating prunes religiously for a few years and now Ireland is starting to follow suit as new research has revealed that this `super-fruit' could help in the crusade against cancer and heart disease.
I'm quite happy with prunes and can't understand how they have acquired the same reputation as over-cooked cabbage.