Prunes vs Plums – Are they the Same?

A prune is a dried plum. California produces more dried plums/prunes than any other part of the world. The fruit’s name was officially changed from “prunes” to “dried plums” by the Food and Drug Administration in 2001. However, many people still use the term “prune”. Prunes are generally known for being a laxative because they […]

Plum Jam Recipe – High Fiber Food

This plum jam recipe is great with whole wheat crackers or whole wheat toast. This is an easy way to add more fiber in your diet. 3 pounds firm plums, cut into eighths, seeds discarded 1/2 cup water 1 tablespoon lemon juice 7-1/2 cups sugar 1 (3-ounce) package commercial pectin Preparation: Place plums, water, and […]