We love berries at our house. Most of the time, we love them plain, although my son really loves them with a little raw honey (kids and their sweet tooth!). Sometimes, we enjoy them on top of our fruit pudding* or raw oatmeal. Occasionally, I’ll serve them with some greens and a sweet balsamic vinaigrette. (*Note: we haven’t had dairy in our home for over a year.)
When I want a quick treat, I love my Quick and Easy Raw Ice Cream Base which takes less than 5 minutes to prepare. I eat it as is or wait till it is frozen. A wonderful alternative is simply mixing frozen bananas and berries together in a food processor for a raw ‘ice cream’.
When I have some extra time, I love to make some Berry Treats. Raw Strawberry Cream Pie is easy to serve a la minute! And it looks beautiful. My son is allergic to cashews, so I substitute with macadamia nuts when I make this at home – but I much prefer the taste with cashews.
These Raw Blueberry Bars are wonderful if you miss Fig Newton’s or Pop Tarts or crave cereal bars!
Or maybe you crave an Easy Blueberry Peach Crumble for breakfast, snack or dessert!
Can you tell we love berries?
Just an FYI, Driscoll’s is having a Twitter Chat tomorrow: Wednesday, April 18th at 7pm EST with Sommer of GreenandCleanMom.org! They will be discussing how to eat green for Earth Day with Driscoll’s organic berries. And, 5 lucky chat participants who answer their green living questions correctly will be chosen to receive $20 in Driscoll’s coupons! You can find Driscoll’s Organic Berries in most local supermarkets (even my health food shop will sometimes carry this brand too)!