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Antioxidants and Free Radicals – Definitions

Antioxidants Antioxidants are chemical compounds that are able to quench the effects of free radicals.  Scientist have now identified a number of these antioxidants.  Most are naturally occurring plant compounds such as plant phenolics, carotenoids such as Vitamin A or E and some organic acids such as Vitamin C (ascorbic […]

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Prunes Rank #1 in Antioxidant Activity

It is documented that people who eat lots of fruit and vegetables are less likely to develop diseases like cancer and heart disease. Of course, fruits and vegetables are generally low in fat and rich in fiber, but there’s something more…. Scientists are now discovering that part of the benefit […]

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Dried Plum & Bacon Strata

Dried Plum & Bacon Strata

Prep Time 20 minutes    Cook Time 1 hour     Serves 8 Ingredients No-stick cooking spray 1 pound turkey bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces 6 cups French bread, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes 1 cup (about 6 ounces) quartered dried plums (prunes) 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese 3 cups milk 8 […]

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Disappearing Dried Plum Cake

Disappearing Dried Plum Cake

Prep Time 20 minutes    Cook Time 1 hour, 20 minutes     Serves 12 Ingredients Cake: 2 cups sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon white […]

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Danish Pinwheels with Dried Plums

Danish Pinwheels with Dried Plums

Prep Time 45 minutes    Cook Time 20 minutes     Serves 16 Ingredients Dough: 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast 1/2 cup warm water (105-115ºF) 1 1/4 cups buttermilk 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 6 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, divided 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking […]

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