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 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 raspberry 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 […]
This strawberry salad is not only beautiful, but it’s easy to make, and even better, it’s loaded with nutrients. Everything but cutting the avocado can be done ahead of time and assembled just before serving. This simple vinaigrette can be made in advance as well and stored in the refrigerator. Whisk the dressing again before you […]
Made with 2 cups of blackberries, this refreshing iced tea not only tastes good, but it’s rich in vitamins and antioxidants. It’s a great spin on a classic drink, whether you’re throwing a party or just enjoying a warm summer day.
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 […]