The No.25 Slow Selection Gift Box contains ten different types of slow dried fruit, the equivalent of almost 10 pounds of fresh fruit prior to drying (which nets down to one pound of dried fruit). There are wonderful tiny yellow figs (grown especially for Southern Alps), slices of mango, succulent pineapple, three different types of apple, delightful banana bites, nectarine wedges, sliced strawberries and, sometimes, pears. There are also white mulberries, a honey-flavored berry.
Starbucks' line of bistro boxes are a perfect solution when you're on the go and want to avoid greasy fries and burgers. They're fresh, low-calorie, and typically include vegetables, fruits, and healthier protein sources like nut butters. These DIY boxes will save you money and give you a balanced grab-and-go option for a snack or light meal during busy weeks.
Chocolate Christmas Cake, also known as Panforte Italian Christmas Cake, is easy to make with maple syrup, nuts, dark chocolate, cocoa, spices, and dried fruit. A Christmas cake that’s both vegan and paleo friendly with a rich chewy toffee-like texture. Serve in small slices or box it as DIY holiday gift. www.cottercrunch.com @cottercrunch
Berry Cobbler - ingredients: two 12-oz bags frozen mixed berries, 1 can of diet clear soda (Sprite, 7-up), 1 box white cake mix (no pudding). Spray 9x13 pan with Pam; spread berries evenly in pan; add dry cake mix over top; pour soda slowly over cake mix; DO NOT stir; bake @ 350*F for 45-50 minutes; serve with ice cream.