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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 204.0
  • Total Fat: 0.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 19.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 52.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.0 g
  • Protein: 2.2 g

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High Antioxidant Dried Fruit Compote Recipe Created By: Maggie Spilner

Submitted by: BODYNSOIL1
High Antioxidant Dried Fruit Compote Recipe Created By: Maggie Spilner

Introduction

We keep dried fruit in the house during the winter. Rehydrating the fruit with a lemon tea and cinnamon is a nice treat warm over french toast made with a nice whole grained bread. Hubby likes to put a little yogurt on his plate with this breakfast meal..
when I first saw this recipe I knew I had to try it and then share it will all of you..

Per Maggie Spilner
"A perfect wintry dessert! The fruits and tea in this dish all contain good amounts of polyphenols, powerful antioxidants that improve blood flow and have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease. Feel free to vary the types and amounts of dried fruit in this recipe. Use what you have on hand."
We keep dried fruit in the house during the winter. Rehydrating the fruit with a lemon tea and cinnamon is a nice treat warm over french toast made with a nice whole grained bread. Hubby likes to put a little yogurt on his plate with this breakfast meal..
when I first saw this recipe I knew I had to try it and then share it will all of you..

Per Maggie Spilner
"A perfect wintry dessert! The fruits and tea in this dish all contain good amounts of polyphenols, powerful antioxidants that improve blood flow and have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease. Feel free to vary the types and amounts of dried fruit in this recipe. Use what you have on hand."

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    2 c. water
    1 tea bag or tea ball containing your favorite aromatic tea (spiced orange teas and lemony blends work well)
    6 oz. dried apricots (1 1/3 c.)
    4 oz. dried figs (3/4 c.)
    2 oz. dried cherries (1/2 c.)
    2 oz. dried apples (3/4 c.)
    1 tsp. crystallized ginger, diced
    1 T. honey
    1 strip of lemon rind (use organic lemon if possible)
    1 cinnamon stick

Directions

* In a quart-sized pot, bring two cups of water to a boil. Remove from heat, add tea and steep for a few minutes.

* To the tea, add the dried fruit, ginger, honey, lemon rind and cinnamon stick. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer, stirring occasionally for about 20 minutes, or until the fruit is tender.

* Remove the lemon rind and cinnamon stick.

* Serve warm in small bowls.

* Leftovers are good cold, as a topping for oatmeal, or served warm in a crepe sprinkled with powdered sugar mixed with cinnamon or crushed walnuts or almonds.



Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BODYNSOIL1.






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