Luscious red cherries are more than just another berry. Containing among the highest antioxidant levels compared to most other fruits, its no wonder tart cherries are considered today’s hottest antioxidant superfruit. They also contain 19 times as much beta carotene as strawberries and blueberries and are a good source of vitamins E and C, iron, folate, magnesium, potassium and fiber.
Delicious cherries are versatile and can form a part of any meal including breakfast, soups, salads& sandwiches, entrees, side dishes and desserts. Freeze a batch of cherries and tuck into this delicious super-fruit anytime you fancy.
Make yours a power breakfast: Drop your regular morning berries and swap them with a cup of dried tart cherries. Add them to oatmeal, pancakes, yogurt or whole-grain cereal to give your day a powerful boost.
Cherries on the run: Grab a mix of dried cherries and assorted dried fruit to get your necessary antioxidants on-the-run trái cherry.
Sensational salads & Super Sandwiches: Dried cherries add irresistible tang and zest to fruit salads, tossed salads, chicken salads and just about any kind of sandwich.
Cherries n Grains: A handful of dried cherries can liven up your pasta, rice pilaf, couscous and risotto.
Fizz up the fruit: Beat the heat on a hot summer’s day with a refreshing glass of cherry spritzer, made by combining ice cold seltzer water with cherry juice concentrate.
Cherry parfait: A bowl of low-fat vanilla yogurt mixed with handful of frozen cherries and a spoonful of granola is the perfect emergency snack to keep hunger at bay.
Cherry smoothie: Blend cherry juice concentrate and frozen cherries with low-fat yogurt or skim milk for a sensational cherry smoothie that can be had any time of the day.
Baked cherries: Cherry cookies, cherry cheesecakes, cherry muffins and cherry cakes – the list is endless. Substitute strawberries and blackberries with luscious red cherries for a new twist on an old recipe.