Tag: strawberry

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.

Top Picks: Healthy Apps and Web Sites

by in Food News, Healthy Tips, January 3, 2011

With so many nutrition websites and apps popping up, who has time to check them all out? We took a look at those most talked about. Here’s what we found.

5 Ingredients: Fruit Leather

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, July 26, 2010

Check the labels on many of those packaged fruit leathers and you’ll find upwards of 15 ingredients including corn syrup, partially hydrogenated oils (a.k.a. trans fats) preservatives, and artificial colors and flavors. Our homemade version has only three ingredients (okay, four if you count water), and fresh, satisfying flavor.

Make Your Own Jam

by in Healthy Recipes, In Season, June 29, 2010

Many store-bought jams, jellies and preserves contain more sugar than fruit. While you do need some sugar, it’s really the fruit you want to taste! Simple ingredients and a little bit of simmering and you’ll have the best tasting fruit spread imaginable.

Spotlight Recipes: Valentine’s Day Desserts

by in Healthy Recipes, Kid-Friendly, Valentine's Day, February 10, 2010

Instead of buying overpriced flowers and gifts, cook up a tasty treat for your special someone. Serve these as a special dessert, give them away to friends, or pack some in your little ones’ lunchboxes.

Spotlight Recipe: Balsamic Strawberries with Ricotta Cheese

by in Healthy Recipes, April 2, 2009

Add some zing to your spring berries with this delicate blend of ricotta, honey and balsamic vinegar. Mix it up with blackberries, blueberries or raspberries. This works for breakfast, a snack or just a light dessert.