Freeze-dried fruit is similar to dried fruit, because it has been dehydrated, but it has a crunchy texture. The nutrients that freeze-dried fruit contains offer several Missing: breakfast. Canned fruit may not have the fresh flavor and firm texture of recently harvested ripe juices rather than in syrup, canned fruit offers a healthy alternative to the fresh varieties. Diced pineapple adds an exotic flavor to cole slaw or tossed salads. For breakfast, top cottage cheese with canned apricots, pineapple or pears. I gotta admit that I wasn't immediately drawn to the freeze dried fruit I more healthy, on-the-go breakfast recipes like these Baked Oatmeal.