Orange Slices with Warm Raspberries

March 1998, November/December 1995, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)

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Warming the berries enhances their flavor and makes a pleasing contrast to the cool orange slices. Fresh pineapple can stand in for the oranges.

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Orange Slices with Warm Raspberries

Makes: 4 servings

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  • 4 seedless oranges, such as navel oranges
  • 2 tablespoons sugar, or Splenda Granular
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups frozen unsweetened raspberries, (not thawed)


  1. With a sharp knife, remove and discard the skin and white pith from oranges; slice the oranges crosswise and arrange on 4 dessert plates.
  2. Combine sugar (or Splenda), lemon juice and cinnamon in a small saucepan; stir over low heat until bubbling. Add raspberries and stir gently until the berries are just thawed. Spoon over the orange slices and serve immediately.


Per serving: 122 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 30 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 5 g fiber; 2 mg sodium; 237 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (157% daily value), Fiber (20% dv).

Carbohydrate Servings: 1 1/2

Exchanges: 2 fruit

Nutrition Note: Per serving with Splenda: 1 Carbohydrate Serving; 100 calories; 25 g carbohydrate.

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