Dried plum, or prune is not only very tasty, loved by many gourmets, but also extremely useful product. It has a beneficial effect on the digestive system and many other organs. And thanks to the strong aroma and excellent taste qualities prunes can turn even a dietary light dish into a real work of culinary art. Today we will talk about the beneficial properties of this product, and also consider several dietary recipes with dried plum.
- What's inside?
- Useful properties
- Dietary recipes with prunes
In the plum composition, both in fresh and dry form, there is an impressive amount of a wide variety of useful substances:
- product is rich in carbohydrates, proteins, food fibers;
- contains a lot of free organic acids, as well as substances such as calcium, phosphorus, sodium, magnesium, iodine, chromium, fluorine;
- dried plum is a real storehouse of vitamins, almost all of them can be found in it, but in the most quantity there are vitamins A, P and P-vitamin substances that provide blood pressure reduction and strengthen blood vessels;
- vitamin P is preserved even in dried fruits, which makes prunes especially useful for people who have problems with the circulatory system.
Both fresh plums and dried fruits, as well as plum compotes and juices have a mild laxative effect. Do you regularly suffer from constipation? Get rid of this unpleasant problem will help a glass of plum juice, drunk in the morning, or a handful of prunes, eaten throughout the day. This simple method will allow you to forget about problems with the intestines for a long time and, unlike medicinal preparations having numerous side effects, will not bring the body any harm.
Do you often have swelling? Perhaps it's a matter of poor excretion of fluid and salts from the body. In this case, you will come to the aid of the same dried plum.
Finally, the use of prunes even in small amounts excites appetite. If you constantly suffer from his absence, start your day with a handful of this useful dried fruit, and then your diet will be normalized. And such a product will help to activate the production of gastric juice, which will save you from many problems with digestion. Many experts advise you to keep prunes while you are at the feast. Just eat a couple of slices of dried plum, and you can forget about Mezima and other preparations that improve digestion.
Dietary recipes with prunes
Fruit porridge with carrots and prunes
What do we need?
- Wheat flakes - 200 g;
- For 100 g of carrots and apples;
- 50 ml of any fruit juice;
- 1 egg;
- A handful of prunes;
- Some salt and sugar to taste.
Grate the carrots on a large grater with wheat flakes and pour two cups of boiling water. Cook the mixture for several minutes, stirring constantly to avoid burning, season with salt and sugar. When the porridge cools a little, but still does not become cold, connect it with the egg yolk. Peel and finely slice the apple, mix with the porridge, fill with fruit juice and mix with the carrot mass and steamed prunes. Porridge can be served to the table in this form, pre-warmed up properly, or it can be beaten with a mixer to get a uniform consistency and become more tender.
Rice with prunes
The dish can not be called particularly light and low-calorie, but it is very well digested and quickly absorbed by the body. In addition, such a rice is quite satisfying.
- Half a glass of rice;
- The same amount of prunes;
- Some honey;
- Glass of water;
- Juice squeezed out of half a lemon;
- Sugar to taste.
To get a gluten-free, low-appetizing mass, and delicious friable rice, before cooking, be sure to rinse it, dry it well and fry it in a frying pan for several minutes without adding oil. Prunes wash and remove from it bones, so that it becomes softer, it can also be fished. Send the dried fruits to the boiling water along with the rice, add honey, lemon juice and a little sugar. To give rice a piquant taste and aroma, add salt and cinnamon to the finished dish in a pinch.
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