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20 Ways to Use Raspberries and Blackberries

It's high summer which means it's time for berries! If you have raspberries, blackberries or mulberries bursting on your bushes, we have a list of 20 raspberry recipes to use up your berry stash, plus…

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Reducing Muscle Soreness with Berries

The burning sensation during strenuous exercise may be related to the build-up of lactic acid in our muscles (see Reducing Muscle Fatigue with Citrus), but that's different than the delayed onset musc…

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Berry, Lavender and Chocolate Jam (Recipe)

  You'll love this jam on crepes and croissants in particular, but even on plain old toast it's divine! Ingredients: 8 1/2 Cups Fresh raspberries 3 Cups sugar 2 Tablespoons freshly-…

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Raspberry Cake (Recipe)

  Here's a holiday you didn't know you wanted to celebrate: National Raspberry Cake Day! Tomorrow, July 19th, is the big day -- so whip up your very own cake and celebrate. Raspberry Loaf C…

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Raspberry Gratin (Recipe)

  This will last for a few days in the fridge -- if it can last that long! Serve this with vanilla ice cream for extra decadence. Rasberry Gratin. Ingredients: 2 Cups crème fraîche …

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Top 10 Sensational Summer Berries

I have never met a berry I didn’t like. From the tart blackberry to the super-sweet raspberry, berries are just delicious. But they aren’t just pretty faces; berries are nutritional and healing powerh…

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How to Grow 4 Different Types of Berries

Perennial berries offer tasty backyard treats year after year. Berries are versatile, in that they’re great fresh, in baked goods, dried, frozen, and as jam or preserves. If you have growing space eit…

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7 Super-Healing Summer Berries

Berries are a delicious addition to any diet.  But, taste is not the only reason to love them.  Here’s why you should add these seven super-healing summer berries to your diet: Blackberries Load…

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13 Foods That Fight Allergies

There are many naturally-occurring plant compounds called phytonutrients that assist with allergies. The main ones include: anthocyanin, curcumin, hesperetin, and quercetin in your diet. Don’t worry a…

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Berries and Cherries Beat Pain and Inflammation

While many people opt for aspirin as their first course of action when they feel pain, Muraleedharan Nair, PhD, professor of natural products and chemistry at Michigan State University, found that ta…

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