Sunsweet Plum Amazins Giveaway (a $75.00 value!)

Plum AmazinsYou haven’t tried Plum Amazins yet, here’s your chance to win Sunsweet Plum Amazins in our giveaway today!

Ten Appetite for Health friends will win Plum Amazins plus the entire 2012 season of America’s Test Kitchen on DVD and its accompanying cookbook (a $75 value)! Entry details below…

If you like to cook (or know someone who does), you need to get in on our Amazing Plum Amazins giveaway, pronto! Not only are these diced, dried plums amazingly tasty, but this prize comes with a the 2012 cookbook and DVD from America’s Test Kitchen.

I like pretty much all types of dried fruit, and Sunsweet Plum Amazins are no exception. With 50% more fiber and half the sugar of raisins, they’re a nice change of pace, so if you haven’t tried them, give them a whirl.

I like eating them for a snack or sprinkling them on yogurt or oatmeal. But, dried fruit is a great ingredient in recipes either sweet or savory, and we have a recipe to prove it! This is a nice, seasonal stuffing recipe that’s taken up a notch with lots of fruit. It’s not your typical fowl filler. Check it out below (it looks pretty tasty, right)?

Country Sausage, Apple and Sunsweet Cherry Stuffing

  • 1 lb. Italian-style chicken or turkey sausage, casings removed
  • 1 1/2 yellow onions, dicedPlum Amazins Stuffing
  • 5 celery stalks, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup Sunsweet Cherries
  • 1 cup Sunsweet Plum Amazins
  • 3/4 cup Sunsweet Prune Juice
  • 1 apple, peeled, cored and diced
  • 1/2 cup parsley, chopped fine
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 5 cups French bread, cubed and dried

Preheat oven to 350°F. In a skillet, brown the sausage, remove excess fat and add the vegetables and garlic. Cook briefly, about 2 minutes, set aside. Put the cherries and Plum Amazins in a pan with the prune juice, bring to a boil, set aside. Put the bread cubes, sausage, vegetables, apples and parsley in a large bowl, season with salt and pepper. Whisk eggs and chicken broth together and pour over the bread mixture, stirring until everything is well distributed. Drain cherries and Plum Amazins, and add to the stuffing mixture, tossing again. If the mixture is too dry, add more broth, 1/4 cup at a time. Place in a lightly greased 9×13-inch pan and cover with foil. Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes, remove foil and bake 10 minutes to crisp. Serve warm.


Plum AmazinsWant to be one of our 10 Amazing Plum Amazins giveaway winners? Here’s how to enter: First make sure you’ve signed up for our e-newsletter, “Liked” Appetite for Health on Facebook, and also head over to Sunsweet and give them a Facebook “Like,” too. Then leave us a note in the comment section below (not on Facebook please) telling us how you think you’ll use your Plum Amazins if you should win this contest. Enter by Tuesday, Nov. 20th at midnight. Contest is open to US residents only please. If you share this post or any AFH content, be sure to tell us where if you want extra consideration for this prize.

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  1. Alexandra Miles-Lasseter says

    I will make oaoatmeal plum amazin cookies for the holidays…and just for snacking.

  2. Peggy Kerans says

    I would use these in homemade trail mix and granola. And that recipe for stuffing looks amazing so would definitely give that a try!

  3. happychick72 says

    I would use these plums in cookies with chocolate chips and in my oatmeal. I also follow your blog and have shared and tweeted about this giveaway :)

  4. Rebecca Lord says

    Like all =)
    I would actually eat the plum by themselves as an evening snack. I have found myself snacking more at night since the weather turned cooler and I am not snacking healthy…It took me 8 months to lose almost 30 pounds and I do not want to put it back on, I have more energy and feel better about myself and would like to keep it that way. Thanks again for all your contests and all your awesome information =)

  5. Paige Sato says

    I would use them for fuel on my long runs. And mix them with craisins in my oatmeal craisin cookies!

  6. Hannah Farrel says

    I like to purée them for sugar-free sweetness in my chocolate quinoa baked bars. I also like them in oatmeal like everyone else. :)

  7. Brooke says

    I would use them as a great healthy snack on the go! I also think my 3 year old might like these.

  8. Karen says

    Ever since the little boy stuck in his thumb and pulled out a plum, I have been wanted to make a rustic plum tart.

  9. Pamela Craig says

    I will use them by eating them straight out of the container mainly. I also enjoy putting them on my salad.

  10. Lea says

    I would make pancakes with them. Because they are my family’s favorite for breakfast. Why not make them healthy without anyone knowing? I would also have to make Sweet and Savory Green Beans with them for the Holidays. A dish I know would become a favorite.

  11. Charlotte Greer says

    Oatmeal, cookies, yogurt, right out of the bag, cakes and about 100 other things I can think of. Hope I win these. Woohoo! Oh yeah, I shared on facebook, pinterest and twitter

  12. Mary Becker says

    I’ll definitely eat them in oatmeal and by themselves. Probably check out Sunsweet’s site for interesting recipes too.

  13. Jonathan Buffington says

    I love plum amazins, as well as all Sunsweet products. I use plum amazins in salads, going vegetarian is the best thing I have ever done for my health period.

  14. Becca Z. says

    I will use them as a topping for oatmeal, yogurt and salad, and have them at the office for snacking to help avoid holiday temptations.

  15. Teresa C. says

    I think they would be great on my oatmeal or mixed in with my yogurt for breakfast. I would love to try them in the recipe for stuffing that you posted as well. They look amazin!

  16. Tiffany says

    Me and my daughter love to eat them right out of the container as a snack, but I also make a trail mix of sorts for her school lunches with them. I just add some cashews, almonds, Plum Amazins and a few chocolate covered raisins. I really like that they come in bite size pieces – it makes them so easy and convenient.

  17. Megan says

    The stuffing sounds yummy but I’m most likely to use the Plum Amazins in my oatmeal, on my yogurt or as a salad topping!

  18. Jennifer S. says

    The Double Chocolate Plum Amazin Cookies recipe looks really good and I will definitley make them!

  19. Kellie W. says

    The Plum Amazins will go great chopped up and added to my oatmeal, yogurt, on top of a salad, or with a blend of roasted fall veggies. Yum!!

  20. Anh Thu Truong says

    Shared Drinkng Tea Reduces Diabetes Risk on FB. Would add them into my baked goods and homemade granola bars. Thanks

  21. Marcia Deguire says

    I would be making muffins and cookies and hopefully eating them out of the box!! I love plums and prunes and raisins, I think they make make the muffins and cookies better….

  22. Ginny Norton says

    If I won, I would try some healthier holiday baking since I just found out I have diabetes.

  23. Dianne W says

    So many options – ni a salad, or just as a snack. I would also use them in my plain oatmeal, since the flavored ones have too much sugar.

  24. Lorraine says

    I did all the above requirements for the contest. I would probably use these in a muffin or quick bread recipe with some chocolate chips, among other things. They are so versatile!

  25. Megan Steffel says

    I would use them in so many ways! I would definitely have to experiment because I have never tried a plum before (I know- shocking!).

    I think in oatmeal, reduced in sugar to make a syrup for pancakes, waffles, etc, fruit cake, breakfast cookies, in a fall/winter stew…

    the possibilities are endless!

  26. Michelle Carr says

    Eating right out of the bag on a road trip! We travel with my husband’s job a lot so we are always trying to eat healthy, this would so work!

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