Black raisins are made by drying out black Corinth seedless grapes under the sun or in a dehydrator. This raisin variety is sweet and tangy and has a darker color than the other varieties. In addition to smoothies and desserts, black raisins are used as a garnish on salads.
Dried cranberries contain many of the same nutrients and antioxidants as fresh cranberries. They both contain similar amounts of fiber, vitamins, potassium, and iron. The main nutritional difference between fresh and dried cranberries is their sugar content.
One cup of dried apricots provides 94% of your body’s daily need for Vitamin A and 19% of its iron. Dried apricots also contain potassium and antioxidants and have been known to lower cholesterol and improve digestion. Dried apricots are fat-free, low in calories & high in flavor.