It is almost time to kick-off the unofficial start of summer with Memorial Day Weekend. Spend less time in the kitchen preparing picnic and party food with these 5 easy and delicious desserts. The best part? They’re healthy and packed with nutrients! Enjoy!
First up…Broiled Mango!
Fruit Dessert Recipes
Broiled Mango Recipe
Don’t turn your nose up until you try it! By squeezing a bit of lime over the mango slices before broiling, the flavor is enhanced and your sweet tooth will be satisfied.
Frozen Pineapple Chunks
There is nothing quite as delicious as frozen pineapple. It is like a pineapple slushie with none of the artificial flavors or sweeteners. Cut drinking straws in half and insert them into chunks of freshly cut pineapple. Place them on a wax paper lined cookie sheet. Freeze until a few minutes before serving. Serve on a plate with fresh strawberries and blueberries.
Fruit Cocktail with Margarita Dressing
Long fruit slices make all the difference with this easy and lo-cal fruit dessert. Add fruits that your family likes to make it appealing to even your pickiest of eaters.
Red and Black Fruit Salad
Plums, raspberries, and blueberries are the fruits of choice for this delicious salad. With only 90 calories per serving it may just become a summertime favorite.
Banana Ice Cream Recipe
A twist on ice cream, this banana dessert makes a frozen treat that is sure to be a hit. Slice one banana per person into 1/3-inch thick pieces*. Put the slices in a freezer bag and leave until frozen. Use a hand blender to blend the frozen bananas until the consistency is like ice cream. Top with fresh berries, honey, or nuts.
*The smaller the slices, the easier it is to blend.