Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Crisps

Fruit Salsa 1 cup strawberries, diced 1 cup blackberries or raspberries 1 apple, cored and diced 2 Tablespoons lemon juice ¼ cup sugar ¼ teaspoon nutmeg ¼ teaspoon cinnamon Directions: Wash your hands!!! Combine fruits in a medium mixing bowl and add lemon juice Store in sugar, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Mix Well. Refrigerate until serving … Read More



Berry Purple Smoothie

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 20 ounces pineapple chunks 2 cups blueberries, frozen 1 1/2 cups cubed ice 6 ounces lemon-flavored, nonfat yogurt Directions In a blender, combine all ingredients and process until smooth. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. … Read More


Cranapple Crisp

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 1 16-ounce can whole cranberry sauce 4 apples, chopped 2 teaspoons margarine, melted 1 cup quick-cooking oats 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Directions Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray an 8- by 8-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. In a large bowl, combine the cranberry sauce and apples. … Read More


Banana Berry Smoothie

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 2 bananas 1 cup frozen berries 1 cup vanilla low-fat yogurt 3/4 cup low-fat skim or soy milk 1/2 cup ice cubes (optional) Directions In a blender, combine bananas, frozen berries, yogurt, and milk. Blend until smooth. Add a few ice cubes and blend until smooth for a thicker consistency if … Read More


Nearly a Five-Group Sundae

Makes 1 serving Ingredients Choose one food from each food group. Dairy Group Low-fat vanilla yogurt or other flavor, plain or with fruit Protein Group Nuts or seeds, such as cashews, peanuts, almonds, walnuts, pecans, or sunflower seeds Fruit Group Fresh, frozen, or canned fruit, such as pineapple, strawberries, peaches, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, mixed berries, … Read More


How to Serve Berries

Here are a few ideas on how to serve berries: Put some in a plastic container to eat as a snack or lunch on-the-go Add to a bowl of whole grain cereal Make a yogurt parfait with berries, yogurt and granola Sprinkle on salads Make fruit kabobs along with other fruits such as pineapple chunks … Read More


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