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5 winter fruit desserts in 15 minutes or less!

By Michelle Edelbaum, January 7, 2009 - 3:36am

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5 winter fruit desserts in 15 minutes or less!

To satisfy my sweet tooth without consuming unhealthy junk food and calorie-laden sweets, I try to have a vitamin- and fiber-packed fruit dessert every night after dinner.

These 15-minute fruit desserts are not only fast but they’re also a delicious way to eat more antioxidant-rich fruit (when cookies are tempting!).

1. Satisfy that chocolate craving with Chocolate & Banana. A drizzle of melted chocolate chips over banana slices makes an easy treat.

2. Warm, flavorful raspberries make a pleasing contrast to cool orange slices in Orange Slices with Warm Raspberries. Another winter favorite—fresh pineapple— can stand in for the oranges.

3. Mango Brulee is a simple but elegant dessert that brings a taste of the tropics to your table.

4. Vanilla-infused ricotta cheese is the perfect foil for saucy poached figs in Marsala-Poached Figs over Ricotta.

5. Easy Tropical Fruits with Pistachios & Coconut is ready in 10 minutes and is packed with vitamin C.

TAGS: Michelle Edelbaum, Food Blog

Michelle Edelbaum
Michelle is the digital editor for EatingWell Media Group. She puts her background in journalism to work online at EatingWell.com and in EatingWell Magazine, authoring the Good Questions interview with interesting people in the world of food and health.

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