Early summer is highlighted through vibrant and bountiful berries that add both a visual and tasty experience. Bonus: They’re full of whole grains. We use EXBERRY colors derived from purple sweet potatoes and black carrots, but you can get a nice violet glaze by adding some cooked blackberries.Recipe Courtesy of Christina Olivarez, corporate executive chef for GNT USA Inc.
You can't go wrong with this health-conscious combo: Ginger is great for digestion while berries are super high in antioxidants. There's a good amount of protein in the almond milk and Greek yogurt, but if you need it to be more filling, add a scoop of whey protein (best in vanilla flavor). Using frozen berries in this smoothie is cost-efficient and helpful when berries are out of season.
We've all heard it enough times to know that breakfast is an extremely important meal. However, kickstarting the day with something nutritious doesn't have to be bland or boring. This fruit compote is deceptively simple and equally delicious. Try topping your oatmeal or cream of wheat with a spoonful or spreading some on a low-fat muffin. Brighten up your favorite yogurt by swirling in a scoop of compote — think of it as homemade "fruit on the bottom." Make this recipe your own by switching up the fruit combinations and adding in dried fruits, nuts, and spices. Click here to see 8 Healthy Breakfast Options.
These little bites are packed with good for you ingredients: healthy fats, fiber, and tons of vitamins and minerals thanks to the ALOHA Daily Good Berry powder. A perfect on-the-go breakfast or snack, these bites will fill you up without weighing you down!
This recipe was contributed by Kathleen Schaffer, Michelin-level chef and Creative Director of Schaffer LA.Dried Physalis are set to be renamed as a new superfood called Golden Berries, delicious little berries are related to the tomatillo. They are yellow in color with tan husks.The new superfood, Golden Berries contain tiny edible seeds packed with nutrients. Some of the Golden Berry's nutrient dense traits include: beta carotene, vitamin A, vitamin C, thiamin, niacin, linoleic acid, oleic acid, digestive enzymes, and antioxidants. It also has anti-inflammatory properties and a natural diuretic.The flavor of the berry is similar to tomatillos with a tropical perfume and a tangy finish. I love using dried Golden Berries in salads and desserts and I’ve created some savory recipes that are perfect for your summer entertaining.Below, I’ve included a recipe for our Golden Berry Salsa Amarillo. It’s the perfect accompaniment for grilled fish, chicken, carne asada tacos, or just by itself with some chips and a Margarita.
The numerous antioxidants in all types of berries help the body fight oxidative stress, and this is crucial for the eyes. With age, many parts of the eye will degenerate, but berries can slow this process down and preserve good eye health. The more (natural) colors on your plate, the better!
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