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.
Stuff luscious California dried plums with walnut halves, then roll in granulated sugar to make Anytime Plum Treats. They're great for lunchboxes, holidays or healthy snacking -- anytime! Recipe courtesy of Cathi L.
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.
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.
Layers of Brie sandwiched with a filling of dried plums, almonds and granola make a perfect party or buffet dish.
Quick and easy our California Sunshine Chili will warm the cool autumn nights.
Make an extra batch of these tasty plum-stuffed turnovers, wrap them individually and freeze for a convenient snack or appetizer.
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.
Quick and easy, tasty and tempting all describe our Chicken, Blue Cheese, and Dried Plum Pizza.
Quick and easy to make our Chocolate Covered Sugar Plums make gift giving fun. And even better to receive!
Mix and match fillings and toppings to create your favorite versions of these stuffed dried plums for holiday gifting or parties.
Colorful, tasty and healthy, this slaw is sure to be a favorite at picnics and barbecues.
Lemon Grass Restaurant owner, Mai Pham manages her nationally acclaimed, chic Sacramento eatery while serving up cookbooks, writing food columns for national publications and teaching at culinary institutions
Dried plums enrobed in a peanut butter coating, then rolled in candy sprinkles, are a great addition to your holiday cookie plate.
Dried plums, curry powder and chutney blended with cream cheese make an Indian-inspired dip. Serve with crisp pappadums instead of crackers to carry out the theme.
West African Lamb Stew and Curried Pistachio Couscous recipes created by Chef Quattara (Washington DC)
A mix of salty, sweet and crunchy, Dr. Arjmandi’s trail mix makes building strong bones fun and delicious! Great snack when on the go or at home.
Prepared pudding snacks, layered with dried plum filling and peanuts, are the secret of this quick and easy parfait.
For spreading on sandwiches or toasted bagels, or with apples slices, crackers or celery sticks, you can't beat this combo of cream cheese, dried plums and walnuts.
For a simple snack, spread crackers with your favorite creamy cheese and top with dried plums.
Pretzels, dried plums and white chocolate make up these tasty "haystack" treats.
Turn crescent dinner rolls into fruit-filled treats, by wrapping store-bought dough around a dried plum, walnut and cinnamon filling.
Dried plum puree adds moisture and richness to a variety of baked goods. It can often be found in the baking goods section of your supermarket.
Chef Susan Goss of Zinfandel (Chicago) created these easy fruit and cheese skewers for the California Dried Plum Board.
Dried plums are wrapped in sliced turkey breast to make a quick and easy hors d'oeuvre.
The classic Waldorf Salad combo of walnuts, celery and apples is even better with dried plums and turkey.
A classic treat.
Simple skewers of feta cheese and dried plums are made special with a drizzle of honey and crushed fennel seeds.
Combining dried plums, tomatoes and feta cheese in a simple vinaigrette, this salad is great on its own or served with greens.
Simmer dried plums in port wine to marry the flavors, then let them sit overnight in the cooking liquid to plump up.
A quick and easy, make ahead, recipe for holiday entertaining. Broil the bacon-wrapped dried plums just before serving.
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.
The wonderful winter salad of fennel, dried plums, manchego cheese and prosciutto was created for the California Dried Plum Board by Joanne Weir.
Your kids will love this sweet twist on quesadillas. Tortillas are sandwiched with peanut butter, dried plums and marshmallow cream, then browned until crisp.
Try these mustard and honey-glazed carrots with dried plums as a side dish with roast chicken, or with pan-fried pork chops.
Traditional Mexican mole takes hours to make, but this version is quick and easy without sacrificing complexity of flavor. Dried plums, smoky chipotles and chocolate blend into a rich complement to grilled chicken, or enjoy the sauce with pork or beef.
Simple but tasty, tortilla pinwheels with ham and dried plums are great for snacks or parties.
Mix turkey, dried plums and celery with a light but zesty yogurt dressing and pile into whole-wheat pita for a healthy, satisfying salad pocket.
At your next holiday party, serve this spicy combination of prune juice and apple cider in mugs with cinnamon sticks for garnish.
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.
Golden-hued curried couscous tossed with chicken, dried plums, tomatoes and almonds is lovely to look at and even better to eat on a warm summer day.
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.
Cream cheese spread with dried plums and walnuts shows its versatility as a sandwich filling, dip for apple slices, or on crackers or celery sticks.
Kids will love this quick and healthful version of peanut butter sandwiches. Spread peanut butter on whole wheat bread, layer with bananas and dried plums, then top with a drizzle of honey and a sprinkling of cinnamon. A glass of milk rounds out the meal.
Here's a salad that's brimming with good-for-you ingredients, yet tastes so satisfyingly indulgent that you can make a meal of it.
Tart apples and dried plums team up with fresh ginger and cinnamon to make a deliciously different salsa. Toast pita chips for scooping and let your guests dig in!
Using store-bought naan bread instead of making pizza dough is the time-saving secret of these pizzettas. Natalie Coughlin tops these flatbreads with caramelized onions, goat cheese and California Dried Plums, then adds a side salad for a great light lunch.
Bell peppers, lime juice, dried plums and Jamaican jerk seasoning create a Caribbean flavor palette that's a natural with chicken. Serve with rice to soak up the sauce.
Get ready for the swimsuit season with our plum juicy burger. Perfect for grilling, this moist juicy burger is also lower in fat to help you shape up for summer.
Fat-free cream cheese blended with dried plums, walnuts, cinnamon and orange juice creates a lighter spread for bagels, crackers or fruit.
Enjoy this tasty lower-in-fat combo of dried plums, tomatoes and feta cheese on its own or with salad greens.
Use whole-wheat penne for added fiber and flavor. Gorgonzola and dried plums make a satisfying alternative to tomato sauce.
When Natalie Coughlin has friends over, she likes to stir up a creamy risotto with arugula, radicchio and just the right touch of fruity sweetness from California Dried Plums. This easy, elegant recipe is sure to be a winner at your house, too.
Dried plums and tender baby carrots team up in a vegetable dish that's great with grilled pork chops, roast chicken, or braised beef.
Sweet, tart and spicy all in one, Sauce Plum Wonderful is the perfect basting or dipping sauce for grilled or broiled meat and poultry. Spoon into jars with decorative labels for gift giving.
Fresh kale sautéed with cumin, mustard seed, chili flakes, ginger and California dried plums, garnished with toasted coconut.
Everyone has their own omelet preference, but when they try this dried plum, pepper and sausage-stuffed version, they'll have a new favorite.
Stewed dried plums are the cornerstone of a healthy breakfast. Add to oatmeal, or stir into yogurt or cottage cheese.
Stir chopped dried plums and orange marmalade into yogurt, then spread on bread and cut into quarters for elegant tea sandwiches.
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.