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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Sun-Maid® Dried Apricot Halves
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Sun-Maid® Dried Apricot Halves #festfoods  

If you’re like me, you know it’s not always easy to fit in the recommended 2 cups of fruit per day. That’s why I love this week’s pick, Sun-Maid Dried Apricot Halves, which packs a full serving of fruit into just ¼ cup! Here's how to make some great tasting -- and healthy -- snack bars with the Sun-Maid Apricots.

Unlike some other dried fruits, these apricots give you the fiber and potassium you want, without any added sugar.  Sun-Maid Dried Apricot Halves are ripened by the sun to the peak of flavor, sun dried, and then packaged to lock in their natural sweetness. It is that natural sweet goodness that makes these apricots great for snacking on their own, or the perfect addition to salads, homemade snack bars, or oatmeal. You can even eat them to fuel up for a pre-workout snack. Find your favorite way to get in your daily fruit with these recipe creations below!  

Beef Brisket with Prunes and Apricots

Sun-Maid® Dried Apricot Halves

Apricot Pops

Sun-Maid® Dried Apricot Halves

Chicken and Dried Fruit Tagine

Sun-Maid® Dried Apricot Halves

Make-Your-Own Muesli

Sun-Maid® Dried Apricot Halves

Sun-Maid® Dried Apricot Halves

Nutritional Information Serving Size: ¼ cup Servings per container: about 4 Calories 100 Total Fat 0g (Saturated Fat 0g, Trans Fat 0g) Cholesterol 0mg Sodium 0mg Total Carbohydrate 26g (Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugars 22g) Protein 1g Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 2% Iron 6% Ingredients: Sun-dried apricots prepared with sulfur dioxide as a preservative.   Disclaimer: We strongly encourage guests to review the ingredient lists of suggested products before purchasing to ensure they meet individual dietary needs. Not all products available at all Festival Foods locations. Brittany Nikolich

Brittany Nikolich is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) with Festival Foods and is certified by the state of WI.

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