David Grotto, THE BEST FOODS YOU CAN EAT
How to Eat RED
To celebrate all the best attributes that make tart cherries, included are simple tips to incorporate tart cherries into any diet:
- Greens & Reds: Toss grilled salmon, dried cherries and a dash of turmeric with salad greens for heightened flavor and pain-fighting nutrients.
- Runner's Red Relief: Blend low-fat chocolate milk, kefir or plain yogurt and frozen cherries for a quick boost pre- or post-workout beverage.
- Spiced Red Snack Mix: Try an easy do-it-yourself trail mix using dried cherries, ginger, cinnamon, almonds, pistachios and whole-grain cereal.
- Berry Cherry Breakfast : Swap typical berries for dried tart cherries to top cereal, oatmeal, yogurt or pancakes.
Tart cherries are available year-round in dried, frozen and juice forms, a readily accessible power food ideal for any occasion. To learn more about the health benefits of tart cherries and download "The Red Report," visitwww.choosecherries.com.
The Cherry Marketing Institute (CMI) is an organization funded by North American tart cherry growers and processors. CMI's mission is to increase the demand for tart cherries through promotion, market expansion, product development and research. For more information on The Red Report, a comprehensive overview of the body of research supporting tart cherries' health properties, the Red Recovery Routine, and for cherry recipes and menu ideas, visit www.chooscherries.com.
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SOURCE Cherry Marketing Institute