Tag: berries

Three Cheers For the Healthiest Berry Desserts

by in In Season, July 5, 2014

Independence Day may be over, but the summer berry season is just hitting its stride. If your kitchen is bursting with all kinds of juicy gems, here’s a collection of red and blue berry desserts fit for any summer celebration. Raspberries Super-high in fiber (one cup provides more than 30 percent of the daily recommendedRead more

The Smartest Ways to Buy and Store Summer Produce

by in In Season, June 26, 2014

How you pick and store summer fruits can mean the difference between mealy disappointment and juicy perfection. Berries Buying: Turn to these antioxidant-packed fruits for a burst of sweet-tart flavor and vitamin C. When shopping for strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries, look for plump and well-shaped pieces that are brightly colored and firm. Storing: Berries canRead more

30 Days of Summer Berries

by in In Season, June 15, 2011

Whether you prefer strawberries, raspberries, blueberries or blackberries, don’t miss the prime season for these plump, juicy treasures. Here are 30 ways to enjoy these nutritious little delights — one for each day in June.

Healthy Recipe Essentials: Fruit Crisp

by in Cookies & Other Desserts, Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, June 10, 2011

If you’re a fruit crisp virgin, try baking this dessert classic using fresh seasonal fruit. Here are step-by-step instructions on how to get started and some fun combinations to try.

5 Ingredients: Berry Trifle with Amaretto

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, June 28, 2010

What better to enjoy sweet and juicy seasonal berries than in a fresh and light dessert? This recipe is a showstopper at parties and picnics — the calories and fat are very reasonable and it’s as simple as 5 ingredients.

Video: Dana Talks Brain Food on GMA Health

by in Uncategorized, September 16, 2009

If you get the ABC News Now channel, you may have caught Dana on “Good Morning America – Health” earlier this week. She talked with host Tanya Rivero about fresh foods that boost your brain. If you missed it, check out the list and watch the short segment here. Let us know what you think!

Katie's Healthy Bites: Easy End-of-Summer Favorites

by in Healthy Recipes, September 6, 2009

Where I live, fruit and veggie favorites are hitting peak freshness, and I’ve got a stash of recipes that feature their yummy flavors and help me keep the season alive. I thought I’d share a couple of the simpler ones — Summer Potato Salad and Cucumber, Tomato and White Bean Salad.