This week, we’re head-over-heels-giddy about freeze-dried fruit. Who doesn’t love fruit, right? And dried fruit is just about as sweetly-good as candy, but as we all know, dried fruit can pack some serious calories. Just one cup of raisins boasts almost 500 calories! Yikes!
But freeze-dried fruit has all of the sweetness and nutrients of fresh and dried fruit at just a fraction of the calories. Trader Joe’s has a pretty plentiful supply of freeze-dried goodies like bananas, strawberries, and pineapple, and the company Just Tomatoes is wildly popular, too. (more…)