8. Quinoa Salad with Apricots, Basil and Pistachios
Need a perfect dish to bring to a potluck or a picnic in the park? Just cook up some vitamin and iron-rich quinoa, add seedless raisins, fragrant fresh basil and finely dice up some dried apricots. Serve as a main dish or as a perfect side with salmon or chicken.

9. Apricot Wheat Germ Muffins
Looking for a high fiber, low calorie breakfast or snack-time treat for your family? These scrumptious, nutty toasted wheat germ muffins with tangy dried apricots and honey burst with a naughty and moist flavor, but without all the guilt.