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Tantalizing Tempeh with Prunes

Prunes can help you prevent or delay bone loss.  You see, as we get older, lower estrogen levels can lead to inflammation and oxidative stress.  Those can increase bone loss and fractures.  
Prunes are rich in minerals, vitamin K, phenolic compounds, and dietary fiber.  All of those can combat oxidative stress and inflammation.
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Prep Time 2 hrs 30 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 119 kcal


  • 1 Glass baking dish
  • 1 High Speed Blender
  • 1 Covered dish for the marinade


  • 2 - 8 oz Tempeh organic packages


  • 1 cup water
  • 8 prunes
  • 1/4 cup molasses Black strap
  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp thyme dried
  • 1/2 tsp ginger ground
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp sea salt


  • Make the marinade by blending the water, molasses, prunes, vinegar, mustard, garlic and spices in a high speed blender.
  • Marinate the tempeh in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Place the marinated tempeh into a glass baking dish.
  • Bake at 400 degree F for 15-20 minutes


Cook Once - Eat Twice


Serving: 1gCalories: 119kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 23gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 636mgPotassium: 487mgFiber: 2gSugar: 23gVitamin A: 183IUVitamin C: 2mgVitamin K: 12µgCalcium: 64mgIron: 1mgMagnesium: 64mgPhosphorus: 31mgSelenium: 5µgZinc: 1mg
Keyword Gluten Free, Osteopenia, Osteoporosis, Vegan, Vegetarian
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