We shop at the local farmers markets, which living in South Florida are open year round. Some days we are able to freshly pick fruit and vegetables at one of our favorites U-Picks....here. We also snack on dried fruits and grains (don't kid yourself we are also snacking on those "Dirty Potato Chips" too), but over all we love fruit and seem to grab that first above anything. Here are some of the ways we use fresh fruit:
- Homemade Fruit Salsas (with chips or over chicken/seafood)
- in desserts like the easiest one of all - Jiffy Cobbler (recipe to follow)
- Smoothies - my bullet blender works two to three times a day
- just cut up plain!
How does your family eat fruit?
Jiffy Cobbler (SOOOO Delicious-SOOOO Easy)
1 -9 oz. box of yellow/white cake mix (or 1/2 of a large one)
1/2 to 1 stick of butter, melted
1/2 cup pecans, chopped
1 can of fruit pie filling or what I do... (4 cups of cut fruit simmered down with a little sweetener of your choice)
In a pie plate or baking dish add your fruit. In a separate bowl mix your melted butter, pecans, and cake mix until crumbly. Top the fruit and bake @ 350 for 45-55 minutes.