Delicious plums are naturally fat-free and rich in potassium, vitamin C and fibre. Dried plums are a source of copper, boron and phenolic compounds. Plums belong to the rose plants and grow on 6-10 m high shrubs or trees. The spherical fruits, which are available in many different colours and varieties, taste sweet to tart. Sun-ripened, dried plums without added sugar (naturally sugary). In addition, the dried plums are undiluted, natural and untreated. This makes juicy and sweet plums, ideal as a quick snack and energy boost. Dried plums are often simply eaten out of the bag and are an ideal ingredient for yoghurt, cereals and soups.
Stir plums into your morning oatmeal or mix them in your smoothie at breakfast. Chopped prunes taste like couscous or quinoa and add a touch of texture and flavour to the appetizer. Marinate and fry meat with prunes to preserve the moisture of the meat and add a natural sweetness. For dessert, add chopped prunes to cakes and muffins for sweetness and texture, or make prunes into a sauce that complements everything from ice cream to cupcakes.