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Natural Awakenings San Diego

Seasonal Guide to Fresh Fruit

Feb 28, 2012 12:16PM

Author Beverly Jo Noble is pleased to announce that her book A Lifetime of Recipes: Fabulous Fresh Fruit is being released March 1. The book is a seasonal guide to using fresh fruit to create quick, delicious, healthy meals. It features widely available ingredients and simple instructions.

The book encourages shopping locally, teaching children to cook and develop healthy eating habits, and supports family farms and sustainable agricultural practices. According to Noble, “Shopping locally and seasonally is better for the individual, the community, and the planet. The bonus: local, in season produce tastes better and costs less.”

To purchase: Initially, the book will be sold online, and at farmer’s markets in southern California. For more information, call 760-415-9924 or visit


Blackberries Romanoff

This kid-friendly recipe is featured in the book A Lifetime of Recipes: Fabulous Fresh Fruit by Beverly Jo Noble and takes less than fifteen minutes to prepare.Blackberries romanoff recipe


½ cup blackberries
1 cup vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt
½ cup plain Greek style yogurt
2 Tbsp. triple sec (or orange juice)
Garnish: 1 orange, additional blackberries

Combine all ingredients in blender. Puree briefly. Spoon into champagne flutes or parfait glasses. Garnish with additional berries and thin slice of orange. Place in the freezer for about 5 minutes to re-firm if desired.

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