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10 Healthy Cherry Recipes for Summer
Packed with fiber, vitamin C, and a boat-load of antioxidant power, cherries are a summer treat you look forward to all year long, but there's so much more you can do with the fruit than cherry pie.
Cherry and Plum Bruschetta
Get this appetizer started by cooking down pitted dark cherries with rich red wine and caramelized onions. Then pile them high on freshly toasted or grilled baguette with sliced plum and pistachios. They'll be a huge hit at the family BBQ!
Back to the Book Nutrition
Homemade Cherry Limeade
This refreshing cherry limeade tastes every bit as good as anything you'd get at a fast-food pit stop. Plus, it's made with just four all-natural ingredients, making it much healthier. All it takes is a few minutes to blend.
Get the recipe: Homemade Cherry Limeade
The Healthy Maven
Dishing Out Health
Citrus Mint Quinoa Salad with Cherries and Arugula
Mix sweet dried cherries with quinoa, mandarin oranges, almonds, fresh mint, and peppery arugula for a refreshing, light, nutritious salad. This delicious vegetarian recipe is high in protein and fiber, low in fat, and packed with antioxidants to keep you glowing all summer long.
Get the recipe: Citrus Mint Quinoa Salad with Cherries and Arugula
Tart Cherry Nutty Mug Cake
For anyone who can't be trusted with shareable-size desserts lurking in the kitchen, this single-serving mug cake is your answer. Bonus: It's ready in minutes, plus it's packed with protein and lets those antioxidant-rich cherries shine.
Get the recipe: High-Protein Tart Cherry Nutty Mug Cake
Cherry Pistachio Coconut Crisp
This baked crisp is loaded with sweet cherries and features a whole-grain oat crust with pistachios and coconut. The result is a decadent-tasting dessert packed with antioxidants, healthy fat, and fiber.
Get the recipe: Cherry Pistachio Coconut Crisp
Bucket List Tummy
No-Bake Peanut Butter Cherry Trail Mix Bites
Packed with oats, seeds, and nuts, these little balls of nutrition deliver healthy omega-3 fats, protein, and fiber! Pop a few in a baggie and stash them in your gym bag for a quick post-workout snack.
Get the recipe: No-Bake Peanut Butter Cherry Trail Mix Bites