Prunes are one of the best natural sources of sorbitol, a sugar alcohol which pulls water into the gut. The additional water helps loosen hard stools, so they are able to pass through the digest tract more easily. Due to prunes high sorbitol content, they are also considered one of the best natural laxatives around. Pears also contain sorbitol as well as fibre, making this puree a great one for getting things moving.
4 x 25g Nourishing Bubs Pear cubes
4-5 pitted prunes
1 tsp cinnamon
Place prunes in small bowl and cover with boiling water. Leave for 10 minutes to soften.
While prunes are softening, defrost pear cubes in a bowl over boiling water.
Pour out most off water off prunes, reserving a small amount to assist with texture of puree. Using a handheld blender or small food processor, process the prunes until smooth consistency.
Mix prune puree with pear puree and cinnamon. Free into portions if you aren’t going to use within 3 days.
Serve pure on its own or stir into yoghurt.