Cherries contain your A, B, C's, well, vitamins that is. They also contain calcium, iron, potassium, and fiber. They are also are a source of a combination of Phytochemicals that help lower blood-cholesterol, reduce inflammation and pain, and fight bacterial infections and cancer.
- An entire batch of cherries will go bad quickly with just one bad cherry in the batch. Look out for cherries that have dents or discoloration and remove them from the batch.
- Cherries will not ripen after they are picked, so they better be as ripe as you would like them when you buy them.
- Unwashed cherries will last for up to a week in the refrigerator.
Gluten-Free Cherry Berry Muffins
1-1/4 cup Gluten-Free Baking Mix
1/4 cup water
2-3 tbsp powdered stevia
1/3 cup finely chopped walnuts
1-1/2 cups frozen or fresh cherries, blackberries, and blueberries
1 tsp vanilla
3 tbsp chopped walnuts - sprinkle on top prior to baking
Raw honey (optional) - drizzle over the top
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all ingredients together. Spoon mix into a greased muffin pan and fill about 2/3 full. Bake for 17 - 20 minutes. Yields 6 muffins.