Whether you prefer to purchase raspberries by the pint from the grocery store or at a farmers' market, pop a few juicy berries in your mouth and enjoy a sweet-tart sensation of summer anytime. This summer, find a farm to pick your own and spend a day in the sun picking (and eating) fresh, juicy raspberries off the bush. Just don't forget to save some to make your favorite sweet and savory raspberry recipes.
Besides being sweet and delicious, raspberries are a great source of fiber-some of it soluble in the form of pectin, which helps lower cholesterol-and an excellent source of vitamin C. The gorgeous red color is from anthocyanins, an antioxidant. And did you know that raspberry-seed oil has a natural SPF of 25 to 50?
This is the first summer I'll be eating and cooking raspberries from free raspberry plants I scored last year (all I had to do was dig 'em up and haul them away). Soon to be cooked in my kitchen…Read More »from Sweet, sweet raspberriesâ€¦