Mangos are high in fiber and contain large amounts of vitamin C and beta-carotene. When ripe and juicy, they make a delicious smoothie or fruit sorbet. With a vanilla yogurt base, this creamy mango smoothie gets an added boost of flavor from honey and freshly squeezed orange juice. It’s a perfect way to start the […]
This blackberry orange quick bread is so good it can almost double as a dessert. It’s made with extra virgin olive oil for a healthy alternative to classic butter recipes. The addition of orange zest helps balance the flavor of the olive oil and complements the sweet taste of the berries.
A slice of ginger and a little honey and lime turn this simple cup of tea into a uniquely refreshing treat, day or night. It has the perfect balance of flavors, producing a wonderful beverage that’s equal parts delicious and soothing.
Try this blueberry and flaxseed smoothie the next time you’re looking for a quick breakfast or just a healthy snack. I like to use frozen berries for a thick, cool drink. This eliminates the need for ice, which can weaken the flavor. Raspberries can be swapped out for blueberries, or you can try using a […]
Making granola takes a little bit of time, but the results are well worth it. You don’t have to worry about artificial flavors, high fructose corn syrup, or any other additives. I use pure maple syrup to sweeten this granola. Nuts are packed with a wide range of essential nutrients, and I’ve chosen some of our favorites. […]
This roasted pear recipe is a delicious dessert that’s healthy and easy to make. Bosc pears work well here because the flesh is firmer than in other varieties, and they seem to hold up better when baking. I like to serve them with plain Greek yogurt and a little bit of the orange lime syrup drizzled […]
This easy to prepare recipe is almost as simple as opening a package of waffle mix, but it tastes so much better, and it’s healthier because you’re in control of all the ingredients. We use white whole-wheat flour in this recipe, which is a variety of flour all its own. It has the same nutritional […]
These fruit and berry salads are rich in vitamins and antioxidants. Kiwifruit, for example, has more vitamin C than an orange. When paired with a superfood like blueberries, it becomes a high-powered salad. The honey-lime dressing goes with practically any fruit or berry, making the combinations almost endless. Blueberries, Blackberries, and Kiwifruit Segmented Grapefruit and Oranges, Pomegranate […]