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.
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. […]
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 […]
We blend sweet strawberries and blueberries into a smooth puree for a light, fresh-tasting sorbet. With just 4 ingredients, it’s a simple yet impressive dessert that’s packed with flavor. The deep red and blue pigments that give this sorbet its beautiful color are the same compounds that help protect the body from free radicals. So […]
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 […]
With strawberries, avocados, and walnuts, this healthy salad is a powerhouse of nutrients. Because the ingredients are so good, we wanted to find a dressing that would enhance their flavor. Our honey-mustard vinaigrette is light enough not to overpower the salad, but assertive enough to balance the flavors of the strawberries and avocados. It’s easy […]
This refreshing iced tea is made with 2 cups of blackberries and a splash of lemon juice. Both blackberries and black tea are rich in vitamins and antioxidants. When combined together, they make the perfect choice for a healthy beverage.
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 […]