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Confetti Bites

Confetti Bites

Dried plums enrobed in a peanut butter coating, then rolled in candy sprinkles, are a great addition to your holiday cookie plate. Prep Time: 20 minutes Serves: 24 Ingredients: 1 cup nonfat dry milk 1/3 cup powdered sugar 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1/2 teaspoon […]

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Mushroom-Herb Stuffing with Dried Plums

Mushroom-Herb Stuffing with Dried Plums

Dried plums, celery and mushrooms tossed with toasted bread cubes, stock and wine bake up into a stuffing that’s moist, golden brown, and a delicious addition to any holiday meal. Prep Time: 25 minutes Cook Time: 1 3/4 hours Serves: 8 Ingredients 1 loaf (1 1/2 pounds) firm white bread, […]

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Sodium

Concerns about canned fruits and vegetables are unfounded

Shoppers who don’t purchase canned fruits and vegetables say it is because they are less healthy and have ‘added preservatives or artificial ingredients.’ In reality, added sugar or sodium are the primary added ingredients to these products and ‘no-sodium’ or ‘packed 100% juice’ versions are readily available. Concern has also […]

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Pediatrics

The real sugar culprits

Canned fruit contributes less than two percent of the added sugar in most American diets. Top sources of added sugar in the diet come from soda, energy drinks and sports drinks, grain-based desserts, fruit drinks, dairy desserts, candy, ready-to-eat cereals, sugars and honey, tea, and yeast breads. To avoid the […]

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Report

Why All Forms Matter

The call for increased fruit and vegetable consumption often emphasizes fresh produce, grown locally. There is a misperception that the preservation or processing of fruits and vegetables diminishes nutritional quality. This is often cited as the rationale for the focus on fresh, despite research that shows the nutritional equivalent or, […]

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