Strawberry SorbetNow is the time to buy those sweet strawberries and not just because they are healthful, but because they make a delicious sorbet that will entice anyone on a warm day or just when you want a low-calorie dessert.Very Berry Parfait by Stephanie Olzinski, RDN SupervisorLook no more for a tasty very berry parfait recipe that's packed with antioxidants, fiber and just enough sweetness to wake up those taste buds first thing in the morning. Or try this as a healthy dessert when you're craving something sweet.Berry Carrot Smoothie by Stephanie Olzinski, RDNThe best way to start off the new year is with a healthful smoothie packed with antioxidants and plenty of protein to help keep your body fueled for the day ahead. The most important thing to remember when making or buying smoothies is to always include protein in them. Whether you use milk, coconut milk, soy milk, low fat Greek yogurt and or protein powder to name a few, you are going to get a complete meal in a quick 'grab and go' drink.Mixed Berry SorbetMixed berries combined with fresh ginger makes a beautiful and zingy sorbet, perfect for dessert or if you’re like me, after a long day by the pool. And, as a bonus, this tasty treat delivers a punch of antioxidants and is a great sources of fiber, a nutrient important for a healthy digestive system. Ummm…dare I say, this dessert is healthy?Sangria MocktailSummer time barbecue’s and pool parties in the hot sun mean you are going to have a lot of thirsty people at your house. During these big events, I like to make this healthy mocktail, packed with my favorite fruits that is sure to quench everyone’s thirst. Make this ahead of time so that when your guests arrive, they will head straight for this Sangria – a perfect beverage for everyone.
I call this an ‘eyeball recipe’ which in my house it means – no measurements. Just chop up ingredients, pour in container and add liquids until desired taste and quantity is achieved. Basically it’s a great excuse for me to constantly taste what I’m cooking.Breakfast Banana SplitWho wants a Banana Split for Breakfast? Packed full of antioxidants and much needed potassium and protein, this recipe is a sure win in any house!
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