Stewed dried fruit is a great way to get in rich vitamins, fiber and flavor in the Winter. And it’s so simple. Serve as is in a small bowl or over hot grain cereal. Rehydrated fruits are also great in crisps and tarts.
In a small pan, combine fruit, liquid and spices. Cook over medium/low heat until fruit is soft and absorbed most of the fluids. You may have to add more fluid depending on the moisture density of the dried fruit you started with. Adjust seasonings and add honey or maple syrup if necessary.
Energetics: The energetics of this recipe will vary depending on the fruit and grain you serve it over (if desired). As an over all, this recipe is mostly sweet and sour. It nourishes, Qi,Blood and Fluids and clears the bowels.
Diplomate, Asian Bodywork Therapy (Dipl. ABT NCCAOM)
Certified Holistic Nutritionist (CHN)
AOBTA Certified Instructor & Practitioner
I have been practicing and teaching since 1994. I maintain my private therapy practice at Pulse Holistic Health offer Amma Therapy, Holistic Nutrition therapy sessions and classes for the public. In 2016, I started teaching Amma therapy apprentices again. I write regularly and offer classes in continuing education and for the public.