From cherry smoothies to granola bars and everything in between – celebrate the season with these fresh and delicious cherry recipes!
Summertime in Michigan is a glorious thing. From asparagus to peaches and everything in between, new fruits and vegetables are popping up at the farmers market every day! Of course, no season compares to cherry season since Michigan is proud to be the nation’s largest producer of tart cherries. In fact, we have 3.8 million tart cherry trees in the state!
Whether you have tart cherries, sweet cherries or dried cherries, here are 20 new recipes to put those antioxidant-rich jewels to good use. And, since it’s still bikini season, these are all (mostly) healthy recipes you can feel good about eating all summer long.
Your fork is waiting.
Chocolate Cherry Berry Smoothie
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Cherries and chocolate are naturally sweetened with ripe banana to create this creamy, refreshing and healthy smoothie.
Grilled Eggplant, Cherries, and Couscous Salad combines the elements of grilling, along with a seasonal side dish, with fresh cherries tossed in for some extra fun. It’s the time of year when we crack open our grills, as well as dish out cold and refreshing pasta salads.
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