You may find something that interests you in our Fruit & Vegetable Recipe Database. It includes some recipes with dried fruits. Good luck on finding your recipe!
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Why is sugar in fruit not badefor you execpt for the added vitamins. Is the sugar different than that found in candy?Thursday, October 29th, 2009
Yes, the sugar in fruit is different than that found in candy. The sugar that’s found in candy is a more concentrated, refined sugar. Consumption of excess refined sugars can lead to cavities and is Read More
You may be able to find quince at a local farmer’s market or specialty food store.
No, it is not true that you are only supposed to eat fruit by itself and on an empty stomach. Fruit can be eaten at any time of the day, and can be prepared and served many different ways. Combining Read More
It has a seed inside, but does not really resemble garlic. Visit our Fruit & Vegetable Database for nutrition information on chayote squash.
I am allergic to asparagus,brussel sprouts, strawberries and cantaloupe. Is there a common denominator?Friday, October 16th, 2009
I don’t recognize any common denominators and haven’t heard of allergies to any of these items other than strawberries.
It is often used as a substitute for oil.
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Vegetables can be baked, boiled, steamed, grilled, and prepared in many other ways. Check out our Top Ten Healthy Ways to Cook Fruits and Vegetables for more great ideas.
Yes, grapes are a great fruit to include in the diet. They do not contain any fat, and they are high in vitamins C and K.
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