Dried cherries are great, healthy snack idea.
They taste great in salads, porridge, chia seed pudding, and are perfect for your homemade baked sweets.
Add them to your quinoa, with some fresh mint, and an orange juice vinaigrette.
Besides being delicious they are also healthy.
Dried cherries are rich in:
Copper – Each quarter-cup of cherries contains 92 micrograms of copper, which are 10% of the recommended daily intake.
Your body relies on the essential mineral to aid in collagen production, a process needed to keep your tissue strong.
Vitamin C – also boosts collagen production, so it contributes to tissue strength, and it protects you from free radicals. Getting enough vitamin C in your diet also supports new tissue growth and aids in wound healing after injury.
Vitamin A – Supports new cell growth, and it plays a role in wound healing and immune function. It also supports health vision and nourishes your skin.