Eat Your Way Healthy

Prevention (USA) - - CONTENTS -

Come for the an­tiox­i­dants, stay for the de­li­cious­ness. These sum­mer snacks hit all the right spots!

BLACKBERRY OR­ANGE YO­GURT POPS

MAKES 10

Pulse 1 cup plain whole milk yo­gurt, 2Tbsp honey (or agave syrup or your fa­vorite sweet­ener), and 1 cup black­ber­ries in a food pro­ces­sor un­til bro­ken down but still chunky. In a small bowl, whisk 2Tbsp each yo­gurt and honey with finely grated zest of one or­ange (about 2Tbsp) un­til smooth. Al­ter­nate spoon­fuls of yo­gurt mix­tures into ice pop molds, then use a tooth­pick to cre­ate a swirl pat­tern. Insert sticks and freeze overnight.

NU­TRI­TION (per pop): 100 cal, 2 g pro, 20 g carb, 2 g fiber, 17.5 g sug­ars (14 g added sug­ars), 2 g fat (1 g sat fat), 7 mg chol, 25 mg sodium

BERRY OAT CRUM­BLE BARS

AC­TIVE 10 MIN. TO­TAL 50 MIN. MAKES 16

1 lb berries (blue­ber­ries, black­ber­ries, rasp­ber­ries, or a com­bi­na­tion), coarsely chopped

1 Tbsp bal­samic vine­gar

1 tsp corn­starch

1 cup all-pur­pose flour

¾ cup co­conut oil

½ cup whole-wheat flour

½ cup white rice flour

½ cup rolled old-fash­ioned oats

½ cup co­conut su­gar

½ cup wal­nuts

¼ tsp ground cin­na­mon

¼ tsp kosher salt

1. In a medium bowl, toss berries with vine­gar and corn­starch.

2. Heat oven to 350°F. Line an 8-in. square bak­ing pan with parch­ment, leav­ing an over­hang on two sides.

3. In a food pro­ces­sor, pulse re­main­ing in­gre­di­ents to form coarse crumbs. Press half the mix­ture into the pre­pared pan, then spread berries gently across the sur­face to form an even layer. Sprin­kle with re­main­ing crumb mix­ture and press into pan.

4. Bake un­til top is golden brown, 30 to 40 min­utes. Let cool com­pletely in the pan. Use the over­hangs to trans­fer to a cutting board and cut into 16 squares. Re­frig­er­ate un­til ready to eat.

NU­TRI­TION (per bar): 225 cal, 3 g pro, 26 g carb, 3 g fiber, 9.5 g sug­ars (7.5 g added sug­ars), 13 g fat (8.5 g sat fat), 0 mg chol, 35 mg sodium

GRILLED BREAD WITH GOAT CHEESE AND BERRIES

MAKES 4

Toss to­gether 3 cups mixed berries (sliced if large) and 2 tsp fresh lime juice. Spread 1/2 cup goat cheese (at room temp) on four 1-in.-thick slices coun­try bread (grilled) and spoon berries on top. Sprin­kle with 2Tbsp small mint leaves and 11/2Tbsp chopped can­died gin­ger.

NU­TRI­TION (per piece): 220 cal, 7 g pro, 38 g carb, 6 g fiber, 10.5 g sug­ars (3 g added sug­ars), 5.5 g fat (2.3 g sat fat), 18 mg chol, 220 mg sodium

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