Healthy Fruit Recipes

Find healthy, delicious fruit recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Breakfast Lemon-Blueberry Oatmeal Cakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 9
A cross between muffins and baked oatmeal, these oatmeal cakes are perfect for an on-the-go breakfast or snack. If you prefer to use fresh blueberries, they're an equal swap for the frozen in this recipe. You can also make a double batch and enjoy one during the week and store the other batch in the freezer to savor later.
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By Sara Haas, RDN

Baked Banana-Nut Oatmeal Cups

Rating: 4.5 stars 37
Muffins meet oatmeal in these moist and tasty grab-and-go oatmeal cups.
By Carolyn Casner

Lemon-Blueberry Poke Cake

Rating: 5 stars 2
This lemon-blueberry poke cake is tender and light. Holes are poked into the cake after baking to let the tangy-sweet glaze seep in.
By Carolyn Casner

Butternut Squash Soup with Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Rating: 4.5 stars 20
Layering apple slices into grilled cheese sandwiches adds a little crunch to a favorite soup dipper. And creamy butternut squash soup with ginger, cumin and turmeric is a nice change of pace from grilled cheese's usual tomato soup partner. If you have a sensitive palate, you can cut back on the spices. Be sure to use seasonal squash for the best squash flavor. Serve the duo for a comforting and easy weeknight dinner for the family. The soup keeps well in the fridge, so save leftovers for lunch or dinner later in the week.
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By Breana Lai Killeen, M.P.H., RD

Fruit & Yogurt Smoothie

Rating: 4.5 stars 8
This easy fruit smoothie recipe calls for just three ingredients: yogurt, fruit juice and frozen fruit. Mix up your fruit combinations from day to day for a healthy breakfast or snack that never gets boring.
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By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Spinach & Strawberry Meal-Prep Salad

Rating: 5 stars 4
One of our most popular salad recipes, Spinach-Strawberry Salad with Feta & Walnuts, gets a makeover in these simple yet totally satisfying meal-prep spinach salad bowls. They require minimal prep and can be customized to your taste. Swap in roasted salmon for the chicken thighs, and almonds or pecans for the walnuts, and use any fresh berry that looks good at your market.
By Carolyn A Hodges, RD

Lemon-Blueberry Dump Cake

Rating: 3.5 stars 4
Got an extra box of vanilla cake mix? Use it to make this easy blueberry-lemon dump cake! A layer of blueberries bakes with lemon-infused cake on top. With only 10 minutes of active time, this cake is perfect for busy nights or casual get-togethers.
By Carolyn Casner

Pineapple Green Smoothie

Rating: 4.5 stars 21
Use ripe bananas for this creamy Greek yogurt, spinach and pineapple smoothie. Chia seeds add healthy omega-3 fats, fiber and a little protein for an extra nutritional boost.
By Lisa Valente

Blueberry-Lemon Ricotta Pound Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 60
This healthy pound cake recipe isn't just delicious—it also only requires one bowl to make. For the best cake texture, be sure to beat the sugar and butter together long enough in Step 2 to look creamy—the time it takes to get there varies according to the type of electric mixer you have. Serve with brunch or alongside a cup of coffee in the afternoon.
By Stacy Fraser

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Protein Shake

Rating: 4.5 stars 5
This creamy high-protein shake will keep you satisfied for hours and tastes like a chocolate-peanut butter banana milkshake. You don't even need to add protein powder, thanks to the naturally occurring protein in the soymilk, Greek yogurt and peanut butter.
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By Hilary Meyer

Two-Ingredient Banana Pancakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 5
These delicious and unbelievably simple pancakes are best enjoyed right after cooking. With just eggs and a banana, you can have healthy grain-free pancakes with no added sugar. Serve with maple syrup and yogurt or ricotta cheese to add in some protein.
By Carolyn Casner

Strawberry-Blueberry-Banana Smoothie

Rating: 5 stars 1
A smoothie with strawberries, blueberries and banana is delicately sweet and entirely kid-friendly, even with a boost of protein from hemp seeds. Freeze the fruits ahead of time for an extra frosty texture once blended.
By Julia Levy
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Inspiration and Ideas

21 Healthy Apple Recipes to Keep You Warm & Cozy This Fall
From simple sweets to comforting, creamy soups, this mix of sweet and savory dishes has something to offer just about everyone.
12 Lemon-Blueberry Recipes You'll Want to Make All Summer
Simple, sweet and bright—lemon and blueberry might be one of summer's winningest combinations.
Breakfast Strawberry & Cream Cheese Oatmeal Cakes
Rating: 4.5 stars 3

Fresh strawberries add the perfect touch of natural sweetness to these breakfast oatmeal cakes. When strawberries aren't in season, you can easily substitute frozen ones.