- 170 g granulated sugar
- 1 liter water
- 3 pcs. star anise
- ½ vanilla pod, cut in half lengthwise
- 8 dried apricots, cut in half
- 4 dried figs, quartered
- 4 pcs. lemon peel, only the rind (without the pith each about 2 cm in length)
- 3 large pears
- 1 granny smith apple
- seeds from ½ pomegranate
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Diet based on vegetables, legumes and green leaves. It excludes foods such as meat, fish, mollusks, dairy products, eggs, honey and their by-products.
Gluten Free Diet
Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.
Dairy Free Diet
Excludes foods such as milk, yoghurt, cheese and their by-products.
Egg Free Diet
It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.
Nuts Free Diet
It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.
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- Add the water to a small pot. Add the sugar, star anise, vanilla and lemon peel.
- Bring the mixture to a boil and simmer until the sugar dissolves for about 10 minutes.
- Allow to cool for a few minutes (but should still be warm) and add the dried figs and apricots.
- Allow the mixture to cool completely.
- In the meantime, peel and remove seeds from the pears and apple. Cut into thin slices and place in a bowl. Toss with lemon juice so they don’t brown.
- When the syrup with the dried fruit has cooled, pour over apples and pears. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
- The next day, remove fruit with a slotted spoon and transfer to a nice serving bowl. Sprinkle with pomegranate seeds and serve.
- Decorate with vanilla pod and lemon peels if you don’t want to add them to the fruit salad.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.