Lightly sweetened velvety Greek yogurt is studded with a crunchy topping reminiscent of trail mix and then frozen so you can break it into chunks just like chocolate bark (but healthier!). Crisp, creamy, and barely sweet, this colourful and whimsical snack (or healthy dessert) is perfect for kids and adults alike and sure to become a summer staple. For the creamiest bark possible, with fewer ice crystals, avoid using fat-free yogurt.
Acting as a blank canvas, this yogurt bark can take on any flavour profiles you fancy. Choose to use whatever nuts and dried fruit you please. Sun-splashed fresh berries also work as a topping, and you can swap out the honey for maple syrup.
In large bowl, stir together yogurt, honey, vanilla, orange zest, and a pinch of salt. Line baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat. Spread out yogurt mixture into 12 x 6 in (30 x 15 cm) rectangle about 1/2 in (1.25 cm) thick. Sprinkle on dried cherries, almonds, coconut flakes, and chocolate chips and press down gently to help them adhere.
Place sheet in freezer until frozen solid, about 3 hours. Break bark into desired-sized pieces and store in airtight container in freezer.
This vibrant soup is a soul-soothing hug in a bowl. Blue and purple fruits and vegetables contain powerful antioxidants called anthocyanins that promote health and proper brain function. Apple swap Try swapping out the apples in this recipe for pears. Just like the apples, the subtle sweetness of pears helps balance out the earthiness of the cabbage.
Deep green fruits and vegetables are high on the list of health-promoting foods. Green foods have been shown to contain high amounts of antioxidants and nutrients that promote good cardiovascular health and can inhibit certain carcinogens. Serve this frittata alongside a leafy green salad for an unbeatable green culinary experience. Versatile leftovers Any leftover frittata makes a wonderful filling for a sandwich along with other thinly sliced vegetables you have on hand and a smear of hummus.
This creamy dip will be your go-to for dunking vegetables or for spooning over roast chicken or root vegetables as a sauce. Compounds found in fennel have been shown to stimulate the production of T-cells in our body, which, in turn, may help improve our immune response to infections. If white is right If you would like to stay on the white theme, try serving this dip with an array of white vegetables such as endive leaves, jicama sticks, daikon rounds, steamed nugget potatoes, and cauliflower florets.
The stars of this delicious curry dish are yellow and orange fruits and vegetables, which are high in a form of carotenoids called xanthophylls. These compounds have more of a yellow pigment as opposed to their orangier cousins, the carotenes. While a powerful antioxidant, xanthophylls are mostly associated with maintaining good eye health. Mix and match This curry is easily adaptable to whichever vegetables you have on hand. Experiment to find your favourite combination.