We all want to eat healthy and there is no better time to begin than this summer! With farmer’s markets opening all around, and such amazing fruit recipes as these, cooking up something sweet and healthy is easier than you thought.
Watermelon: This juicy fruit is the sweetest thing to eat on a hot summer day! It will melt in your mouth and have you feeling refreshed with every bite. Not only can watermelon be eaten by itself, it can also be made into popsicles like these, fruit salad or even salsa! This versatile fruit also provides a sweet addition to any snack.
Papayas: Healthy and tasty, papaya is rich in nutrients and low in calories making it a Skinny Mom favorite! This fruit is filled with flavor and is perfect for hot weather.
Berries: Strawberries and blueberries are the perfect combination for any occasion. From salads to yogurt, these two berries provide a tasty treat any time you need one. Not only do they go well together, they’re also a great addition to traditional meals, like in these kid friendly salads! If you want to eat a healthy and fulfilling snack, berries are the answer!
Peaches: If you’re looking for a juicy fruit that is filled with succulent flavor, go out and get yourself some peaches! They have a high nutritional value and contain multiple vitamins. This fruit can be used for a variety of different treats, and can even be used to make a delicious cobbler! Add this together with other fruits and juices for a yummy, healthy combination.
Grapefruit: Grapefruit is a food that has been found to be a definite tummy tightener! Not only is it delicious in taste, but grapefruit also provides weight loss benefits. Not up for the whole grapefruit carving event? You’re in luck as this tasty fruit now comes in easy, individual packs! They can be found at grocery stores and are a good alternative to fresh grapefruit.
So if you’re ready to pump of the flavor and health of your summer meals, try adding a few of these selections. We guarantee both your family and their tastebuds will be fully satisfied!