Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.
Tips: To pit fresh cherries, use a tool made for the job--a hand-held cherry pitter; it also works for olives! Or pry out the pit with the tip of a knife or vegetable peeler.
To toast chopped, small or sliced nuts, cook in a small dry skillet over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant and lightly browned, 2 to 4 minutes.
1 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1 starch, 1/2 fruit, 3 fat