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.
Made with extra virgin olive oil, this quick bread not only tastes delicious, but it has the added health benefits associated with olive oil. The blueberries and zucchini have their own list of vitamins and antioxidants as well. It’s easy to make and tastes even better the next day, assuming that there’s any left the next day.
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 […]
I came up with the idea for this recipe because I wanted something that was a little different from the traditional gingerbread cake, but without a lot of work involved. I found that espresso powder and cocoa added a dark, intense flavor to this simple yet delicious dessert.
We came up with the idea for this sorbet because we wanted something that would seem like an indulgent treat, but still stay within the realm of being healthy. We used frozen, dark sweet cherries as our base along with fresh blackberries to create a delicious dessert that’s refreshing and full of flavor. We discovered […]
Here’s a modern twist on an old-fashioned cobbler. Pears and pomegranates complement each other perfectly to make this a delicious and striking dessert. The unique flavor comes from pomegranate molasses, which is deeply tangy and tart, and it turns this familiar classic into something new. This pear cobbler is also very good served warm with […]
We blend tropical mangos with peaches to make a creamy sorbet with just a touch of lime. This is easy to make using fresh fruit, or if they’re out of season, frozen mangos and peaches work well too.
We blend sweet strawberries and blueberries into a smooth puree for this refreshing and delicious sorbet. It’s hard to believe a dessert that tastes so good can be loaded with so many vitamins and antioxidants. It’s easy to make, and when berries aren’t in season, frozen berries work just as well. When we make sorbet, we […]
This ice cream soda is the ultimate summer treat. It’s a perfect way to use fresh raspberries, and if they’re not in season, try this soda using frozen ones instead. I’ve noticed quite a variation in the tartness of the berries when I’ve made this, so adjust the sugar to your taste. Chocolate Ice Cream […]