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Energy bars with nuts and dried plums

01.03.2019 in Gastronomy

Energy bars with nuts and dried plums Ingredients: 2 ½ cups dried oatmeal ½ cup nuts (almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, Brazil nuts) ½ cup of honey 2 tbsp. maple syrup 1 tbsp of butter 2 tbsp. black sugar (also known as “pure brown sugar” and can be found in Asian food markets) 1 teaspoon of vanilla 1/2 cup Dried Plums 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips Method: Preheat the oven to 350° F. Line a sheet pan with wax paper. Spread the oats and nuts in an even layer across the sheet pan. Bake for 8-10 minutes. In a saucepan, combine the…

Dried plums (Prunus Domestica)

01.03.2019 in Gastronomy

Dried plums (Prunus Domestica)     ORIGIN AND TRAITS Why is it that tasty and appetizing food is associated with unhealthy choices, while nutritious options are usually not as desirable? This question is commonplace when it comes to health and diet and it lies behind the eternal dilemma “Is food fuel for my body or is it pleasure?” Especially when it comes to cravings, we subconsciously have the idea that a bar of chocolate or a bag of chips is a satisfying afternoon. While it is not easy to let go of unhealthy habits, there are food choices that can…