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Simple Berry Fruit Topping

vegan pancakes and berry fruit toppingSimple Berry Fruit Topping

Do you love cherry or berry toppings for your pancakes and waffles, but hate the store-bought ones laden with preservatives?  I hear you, so do I.

So I thought “I could make my own fruit topping”.  How hard could it be?

Not hard at all!

Here’s my Simple Berry Fruit Topping recipe:

 

Simple Berry Topping Recipe

Ingredients:

1 cup frozen mixed fruit

½ cup unsweetened orange juice (can be substituted for apple juice for a sweeter topping)

Pinch salt

¼ teaspoon dried ginger (Optional)

2 Tablespoons water

1 teaspoon corn starch

 

METHOD

– In a saucepan, add mixed fruit, orange juice, dried ginger (optional), and pinch of salt and bring to a boil, cooking over medium-high heat

– Let simmer on medium-high heat for 7 minutes, stirring occasionally.

– Turn down heat to low setting.

– In a small bowl, combine 2 Tablespoons water and 1 teaspoon corn starch.  Mix well.

– Add immediately to berry mixture in saucepan.  Stir well

– Cook on low heat for 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

– Turn off heat and let cool.

– Serve with your favorite pancakes or waffles and enjoy!

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Triple Berry Orange Banana Smoothie

triple berry orange banana smoothieWant an easy way to get the most out of your fruit?  Try a smoothie!

Smoothies are a quick, easy and delicious way to get in the daily vitamins that you need.

Here’s one of my favorites: Triple Berry Orange Banana smoothie.  It’s loaded with powerful health boosting antioxidants and guess what, Moms, it will be a real hit with the kids!

Triple Berry Orange Banana Smoothie RECIPE:

Ingredients –

1 ½ cups orange juice (unsweetened)

1 cup mixed berries (frozen or fresh)

2 medium sized bananas (broken into large pieces)

METHOD
– Add all ingredients to your food processor or blender and blend on high till smooth.

– Serve and enjoy!