Apricot and Plum Recipes

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Ripe apricots and plums

Did you know apricots (and plums) are high in antioxidants? Particularly flavonoids, which have been shown to protect against certain illnesses like heart disease and diabetes. Additionally, apricots possibly improve eye health, boost skin health and promote gut health. Makes you want to go out and buy some, doesn't it?

After you do, here are 5 ways to eat more apricots or plums this year. 

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Stone Fruit Caprese Salad

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Serve this salad with an open faced hummus sandwich. If you cant find burrata cheese, use mozarella.

75% fiber foods – nectaries, peaches, plums, apricots, fresh basil, heirloom tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, hummus, spinach, roasted bell pepper
25% foods – bread, olive oil, burrata cheese 

Fresh Apricot Syrup

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Drizzle this syrup over our high fiber, high protein waffles and top with your favorite seasonal fruit. 

75% fiber foods – apricots, fruit
25% foods – waffles, sugar

Recipe Note: If you're trying to control your blood sugar levels, use a sugar substitute like Munkfruit Sweetener instead of sugar for the syrup.

Minty Kale Plum Salad

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Enjoy this salad next time you fire up the grill. Serve with grilled veggies and your protein choice (chicken, fish or tofu) as your 25%. 

75% fiber foods – kale, cherry tomatoes, scallions, fresh mint, sorghum/quinoa, plums, cucumber, garlic, grilled veggies
25% foods – feta, dried apricots, protein choice

Mango Stone Fruit Smoothie

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Enjoy this smoothie with a side of peanut butter and whole grain crackers for a refreshing breakfast.  

75% fiber foods – mango, plums, peaches, apricots, lime zest, mint leaves
25% foodscoconut antioxidant infusion, crackers, peanut butter

Recipe Note: Use water instead of the coconut infused water to reduce the amount of 25% foods in this meal.

Apricot Basil NiceCream

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Enjoy with a Powered Up turkey wrap. If you don't eat meat, skip the turkey and just enjoy a veggie hummus wrap.

75% fiber foods – banana, apricot, basil, hummus, spinach, olives, cucumbers, tomato, red onion
25% foods – wrap, turkey, feta

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