TIP OF THE DAY: Fruit In A Green Salad

Enjoy the summer’s fruit bounty straight, in fruit salads, yogurt, pies, ice cream, smoothies and … green salad. Strawberries or watermelon salad plus greens and feta or goat cheese are time-honored additions to a green salad. But you can create your own recipe. For a July 4th salad, how about a red, white and blue…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Baked Oatmeal With Blueberries & Almonds

Last year we published a recipe for baked oatmeal with strawberries. It was a big hit. Here’s a baked oatmeal dish with a different flavor profile: blueberry and almond, courtesy of the London-based blog, Pip & Little Blue. You’ll find many other delicious recipes on the website. “Pip” created this recipe to be heart-healthy, child-friendly…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Defrosting Frozen Berries

Don’t turn your nose up at frozen berries. They can be sweeter than imported, out-of-season berries. Photo courtesy Wyman’s.   Some people turn up their noses at the thought of frozen berries. But they’re convenient year-round and in the off season, they’re economical and can be sweeter, too. Picked at the peak of ripeness and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Blueberry & Yogurt Parfait

When summer gives you affordable fresh blueberries, go all Bubba Gump on them and make every type of blueberry recipe you can think of: blintzes, cheesecakes, cobbler/crisps, coffee cakes/crumb cakes, cookies, fruit salads, ice cream, lemonade, pancakes, pies, preserves, muffins (try corn muffins or this blueberry muffin recipe), sauces, smoothies, sorbet, sundaes, tarts, trifles, whatever.…
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NEWS: Eat Your Berries For Health Benefits

Medical research continues to reveal that berries, which are high in antioxidants, may have profound impact on combating disease, increasing the quality of life and providing nutrition beyond basic sustenance. Studies reveal that berries have a significant impact against the diseases of aging, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and age-related mental decline. Aside from delicious…
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