Cherry Recipes

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A bowl of ripe cherries

Antioxidants in cherries make them a great food in exercise recovery. It's also a good source of melatonin, which improves sleep quality. You'll want to try them in the 5 recipes below.

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Cherry Pistachio Quinoa Salad

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Serve the salad with grilled veggies and lima beans.

75% fiber foods – quinoa, cherries, red onion, mint, arugula, zucchini, bell pepper, parsley, lima beans, diced tomatoes, grilled veggies
25% foods – oil, marinating sauce

Cherry Nice Cream

Make it a Full Plate Meal: This healthy ice cream variation is a great Power Up choice to any meal. 

75% fiber foods – banana, cherries
25% foods – none

Cherry Jam

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Use this jam on whole grain pancakes instead of syrup. Top with blackberries, strawberries, and mango.

75% fiber foods – cherries, blackberries, strawberries, mango
25% foods – pancakes, chia, honey

Cherry Berry Fuit Salad

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Serve this salad as dessert next time you cook out.

75% fiber foods – blackberries, cherries, strawberries, blueberries, mint
25% foods – honey/agave

Chocolate Cherry Overnight Oats

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Enjoy for a delicious breakfast. 

75% fiber foods – rolled oats, cherries, banana
25% foods – chia, almond milk, protein powder, maple syrup

Recipe Note: Mash up a banana to use as a sweetener instead of the maple syrup to keep the 25% items in their allotted space

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