Superfood: Berries

If you're looking for a sweet-tooth satisfier with great nutritional benefits, try some seasonal fresh berries.

  • Fresh Raspberry Sauce
    Randy Mayor

    Fresh Raspberry Sauce

    Berry recipes contain legions of antioxidants, natural chemicals that prevent free radicals from damaging cells and tissues. This delicious, no-cook berry sauce is amazingly versatile, and tastes delicious on everything from ice cream to waffles. So tuck in, knowing that you're doing your body a delicious favor.
  • Blueberry Angel Food Cake
    Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro

    Blueberry Angel Food Cake

    Speaking of antioxidants, a mere half-cup of berries contains as many as five servings of peas, carrots, apples, and broccoli, which wouldn't be nearly as tasty with your coffee as this sweet, fluffy cake.
  • Triple Berry Freeze
    Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke

    Triple Berry Freeze

    It's a combination of raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries that give this drink its rich flavor and deep, enticing color.
  • Cool Summer-Berry Soup
    Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Cool Summer-Berry Soup

    Raspberries, like the ones packed in this cool summer soup, are particularly rich in ellagic acid, a chemical that may help fight cancer.
  • Blueberry Bread Puddings with Lemon Curd
    Randy Mayor; Katie Stoddard

    Blueberry Bread Puddings with Lemon Curd

    Blueberries and cranberries contain Resveratrol which may protect against cardiovascular disease and fight tumor promotion and progression.
  • Apple-Cranberry Walnut Crisp
    Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke

    Apple-Cranberry Walnut Crisp

    In addition to heart-healthy antioxidants, cranberries have a high vitamin C content.
  • Fresh Strawberry Pie
    Randy Mayor

    Fresh Strawberry Pie

    Strawberries, like the ones spilling out of this luscious pie, are an excellent source of potassium and fiber.
  • Blueberry-Blackberry Shortcakes
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Melanie J. Clarke

    Blueberry-Blackberry Shortcakes

    It may be the blue in blueberries that makes them such nutritional powerhouses. Anthocyanins, which give the berry its pleasing hue, are phytochemicals, which may combat the free-radical damage linked to cancer and heart disease.

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