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Berries in a container

Nutrition information
Serving: 1 cup (266 grams)
Servings per recipe: 6
Calories: 129 (6 from fat)
Cholesterol: 0 milligrams
Fat: 1 gram (0 saturated fat, 0 trans fats)
Protein: 2 grams
Sodium: 6 milligrams 
Total carbohydrate: 31 grams (5 fiber, 
24 sugars)


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Marinated summer berries

This easy recipe proves there's no need to mask the clean flavors of fresh berries with heavy cream. Something light and bubbly will do just fine.

Ingredients

1 pint raspberries
1 pint blueberries
1 pint blackberries or boysenberries
4 cups sparkling cider (or champagne*)

Directions

  1. Place the berries in a medium bowl.
  2. Pour the cider over the berries.
  3. Let stand for about an hour.
  4. Remove fruit from cider and enjoy.

If you want something creamy, serve the fruit over low-fat or nonfat frozen vanilla yogurt.*

*Option not included in nutrition facts.












 

Source: Health Online, Inc.; Your Health eMagazine, Aug./Sept. 1999

First published: 08/01/1999
Last updated: 08/04/2011

Reviewed by: Allina Health's Patient Education Department