As always, and especially right now, eating healthy foods is helpful for your immune system.
I’ve partnered with California Prunes to talk about one of my favorite pantry items - California Prunes.
Keeping your pantry stocked with a shelf stable item, like California Prunes is a good option. That way, for an easy snack or an addition to your baking, you can easily add them in.
Did You Know?
- Prunes are a source of Vitamin B6 which helps the function of the immune system.
- They are a source of Copper and Manganese which helps protect cells from oxidative stress.
- Source of fibre.
Want an easy way for you and your family to try California Prunes? Try this kid-friendly smoothie. You can even have your kids make this one on their own, or with minimal help. Feel free to sub ingredients, depending on what you have on hand.
Banana Prune Smoothie
2 cups. Milk, or milk alternative
2 Tbsp. Peanut butter or other nut/seed butter
3. California Prunes
- Put into a blender and blend. If you prefer it to be colder, you can add in a handful of ice or use a frozen banana.
Looking for more ways to use Prunes? Contact Jill, Nurture The Future's Registered Dietitian at firstname.lastname@example.org