Berry Berry Sauce

While there may not be a magic weight loss pill, one nutrient comes very close.

Research shows that those who are able to lose weight and keep it off consume an average of 33% more fiber-rich foods than their overweight counterparts.

How to Lose Weight if You Don’t Like Healthy Food

Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, nuts, and seeds are all excellent sources of fiber; but so many ask, “How can I lose weight if I don’t like healthy foods?”

Here’s a sweet way to get more slimming fiber in your diet.  Berries!!

Berry, Berry Good!

Besides being delicious, berries provide several important nutrients, such as vitamin C, Vitamin K, manganese, folate, … and super slimming fiber!

Fantastic Fiber

Studies show that fiber not only helps to burn fat, but it also suppresses the appetite.

A breakfast of this delicious Berry Berry Sauce over Wonderful Oat Waffles provides you with 27(!!) grams of fat-fighting fiber!  That’s almost twice as much fiber as the average American eats in a whole day!!

Berry Berry Sauce
 
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Ingredients
  • 2 cups frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup frozen sliced strawberries
  • 1/3 cup grape juice concentrate
  • 2 – 4 tablespoons honey or pure maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup cold water
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch or arrowroot powder/starch
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Instructions
  1. Place berries, juice concentrate, and sweetener in medium saucepan and bring to boil.
  2. Meanwhile, thoroughly mix cornstarch or arrowroot and cold water.
  3. When berries come to a boil, stir in cornstarch mixture. Return to boil, stirring constantly until thickened. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
Notes
Add some fresh sliced peaches along with the vanilla.

Replace 1/2 cup of the blueberries with some frozen raspberries or blackberries.

 

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5 Responses to “Berry Berry Sauce”

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  1. Aly says:

    The pictures on your blog always look so happy! You must have a great photographer!

    P.S. this looks delicious :)

  2. Jennifer White says:

    Thank you Aly. He's a pretty good guy all around. :)

    P.S. It was delicious! :)

  3. Josephine White says:

    You might want to add Raspberries if you really want to use a magic weight loss ingredient.

    Even Dr Oz says so. :)

  4. Jennifer White says:

    Hi Josephine,
    You're right; raspberries are extremely high in fiber. We sometimes add other berries to our Berry Berry Sauce – like raspberries (and blackberries, too). We really like frozen raspberries over our hot cereal as well.
    Thanks for the reminder :)

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