Well Meant for Leather
Make Your Own Healthy Fruit Snacks
You've probably bought those packaged fruit leathers at the health food store. They're super healthy and a great in-between meal snack with a long shelf life and, of course, very yummy. Here's a simple way you can make your own at home. It's also a great way to use up all those almost-going-south apples, bananas, etc in your fruit basket.
Combine one piece of any of the following four fruits: Apple, plum, banana, peach, pear. You can also throw in a few strawberries or a fresh fig or two, if you're in the mood.
Place in a blender with:
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon turmeric
½ teaspoon sesame seeds (raw)
½ teaspoon sliced raw almonds
½ cup fresh juice or water
Blend to a smooth paste and pour on slightly oiled baking sheets to dehydrate at 105 degrees for 36-48 hours. (This preserves enzymes, vitamins and minerals.) When dry, eat and enjoy!
Recommended: Making & Using Dried Foods
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