The scent of cardamom and luscious dried plums make this coffee cake a bit out of the ordinary. Vary the crunchy topping with walnuts or pecans, instead of almonds.
Have fun creating variations on this quick-and-easy snack or breakfast item with your favorite yogurt flavors and canned fruits. Stick to nonfat yogurt and fruit canned in its own juice for lower fat and calories.
These cocktail tidbits have a stuffing of cream cheese, celery and artichoke that's a creamy contrast to the crisp grilled bacon that wraps the dried plums.
Natalie Coughlin starts her day with her easy and delicious take on the favorite Swiss whole-grain cereal, Bircher Muesli. Just soak rolled and steel-cut oats, almonds, sunflower seeds, grated apple and California Dried Plums in apple and orange juice, top with yogurt and fresh fruit, to jumpstart your morning with a boost of long-lasting energy.
Searching for a wholesome breakfast recipe idea? Dried plum puree gives these scones richness while yogurt keeps them flaky and tender, so you can enjoy them for breakfast or a snack.
A classic yeast dough is folded over walnut, dried plum and brown sugar filling, then sprinkled with cinnamon-scented crumb topping, for a rich breakfast or tea-time treat.
Dried plums, cinnamon and red pepper give this braised chicken dish a Moroccan flavor. Serve with rice pilaf or couscous, and a crisp green salad.
Looking for a snack bars recipe? Try dried plum snack bars as a new alternative. Oatmeal, dried plums and walnuts make this the perfect nutritious snack to tuck into your child's lunch box, or to take along for a snack after sports or exercise.
These delectable cookies are "packed" with dried plums, nuts and chocolate. They're perfect for lunch boxes, an after school treat, or snacking any time of day.
California Dried Plums give flavor and moisture to these delicately spiced meatballs without adding extra fat. If fresh dill is hard to find, substitute one-half tablespoon of dried dill in the sauce.
Bittersweet chocolate drizzled on top gives this tart a glamorous touch. Serve a thin wedge with a dollop of softly whipped cream.
Sweet Moroccan spices scent this refreshing carrot and dried plum salad, tossed with a tangy lemon juice dressing.
Make an extra batch of these tasty plum-stuffed turnovers, wrap them individually and freeze for a convenient snack or appetizer.
Sweet spices scent these chewy, dried plum-studded cookies. They're sure to become a cookie jar favorite!
Dried plums and a touch of balsamic vinegar combine in a sweet-tart sauce for chicken breasts. Serve with a whole-grain pilaf for added nutritional benefits.
Chocolate-dried plum filling with a coconut-almond topping make these bars a moist and chewy treat.
Looking for a healthy recipe idea using dried plums? Bulgur has all the benefits of whole wheat, but it’s pre-cooked so you can put together a delicious salad in minutes. California Dried Plums, oranges and loads of fresh herbs add even more nutritional benefits.
A layer of dried plum puree and walnuts is the surprise touch in this cranberry-studded holiday cake.
Looking for a new healthier breakfast recipe idea? Chocolate-y dried plum and crunchy cereal clusters are unusual, yet easy to make.
This fragrant cake, full of dried plums, walnuts and sweet spices, will "disappear" before your very eyes!
If you thought chocolate chip cookies couldn't get any better, try this version with a touch of dried plum puree and you may just change your mind.
Chef Gale Gand of Tru, in Chicago, adds dried plums to her decadent chocolate desserts. Gand, who loves cooking with these sweet, chewy nuggets of flavor, adds them because they provide a delicious layer of fruitiness to her recipes.
Looking for a breakfast bar recipe idea? Spread dried plums and apricot jam over an oatmeal crust. The result? Tasty, nutrition-packed oatmeal bars.
A tender almond cookie crust spread with dried plums and apricot preserves is topped with a pastry lattice before baking.
A classic treat.
Looking for a healthier chicken recipe for dinner tonight? Chicken goes Moroccan when cooked with dried plums, cumin and cinnamon. Serve with couscous, and pass toasted almonds for sprinkling.
Dried plum puree makes this version of the classic fudge pudding cake lighter than usual. As the cake bakes, the fudge sauce forms on the bottom.
Pumpkin and dried plum purees combine in a moist and spicy quick bread. It tastes rich, but it's low in fat for guilt-free snacking.
Versatile dried plum puree stands in for the fat in this light version of blueberry muffins.
Jazz up your everyday salad and give your greens a boost by taking a tip from Olympian and World Champion swimmer Natalie Coughlin and add crunchy candied pecans, creamy goat cheese and nutritious California Dried Plums.
Looking for a healthy dessert recipe using dried plums? California Dried Plum purée can make your favorite baked treats healthier, by adding moisture.while decreasing the amount of sugar and fat in a standard brownie recipe. And the scrumptious flavor of dried plums is truly indulgent!
Looking for something to cook for dinner tonight? Try this healthier lamb recipe that incorporates dried plums. Fruit and meat often go hand-in-hand in Moroccan cuisine, as in this gently spiced lamb stew with dried plums. Serve with fluffy couscous and a sprinkling of sesame seed.
World Champion swimmer Natalie Coughlin uses California Dried Plum purée to turn a simple snack bar into a nutritional powerhouse. Loaded with healthy grains, and nuts and sweetened with a touch of honey, these snack bars are perfect for tucking into your gym bag or lunch box. Enjoy this convenient snack bars recipe from Natalie.
Why wait for summer? You can enjoy a fruit-packed cobbler any time of the year, with this version that uses canned peaches and dried plums.
A perfect way to start a spring day. Quick and easy as well as kid friendly, these sticky buns also make a great snack, or serve with beverages when company arrives.
Sweet and spicy dried plum salsa goes great with roast or grilled pork or chicken.
Looking for snack bars recipes incorporating nutritious dried plums? Rolled oats, dried plums and peanut butter join forces in these satisfying Peanutter Bars. Tasty and nutritious, they're perfect for snacking or tucking into lunch boxes.
Looking breakfast bar recipe ideas? Dried plums and rolled oats are layered, then baked to crunchy golden goodness for healthy snacking.
If you are looking for a healthier breakfast recipe idea, look no further. This dried plum-studded skillet pancake bakes up in a jiffy, so you can enjoy it any day of the week.
Chipotle tomato sauce gets its deep, rich flavor and a subtle sweetness from California Dried Plums, with the added benefit of dried plums’ antioxidant power and fiber. It goes great with roasted pork tenderloin, but why not try it with chicken, fish or even on pasta?
Bread pudding doesn't get much better than this version, layered with rum-soaked dried plums. It's especially good served warm with whipped cream.
Stewed dried plums are the cornerstone of a healthy breakfast. Add to oatmeal, or stir into yogurt or cottage cheese.
Orange and cloves make this variation of stewed dried plums just a little more festive. Serve warm or cold at breakfast or, slightly sweetened, as dessert.
There's no fat, but lots of flavor in this quick and easy pineapple, banana and dried plum smoothie. Perfect for breakfast on the go.
Vietnamese banh mi sandwiches have hit the mainstream, and this version with turkey meatballs is sure to become one of your favorites. California Dried Plum purée gives these spicy meatballs their moist texture, without adding fat.
Peanut butter gives a taste of Africa to this lamb stew, made with potatoes, dried plums and coconut milk. Serve with Curried Pistachio Couscous to soak up the sauce.