Leaves will soon begin to change color and cooler night temperatures are making us long for warm kitchens and the scents of the season. Of course, pumpkin and cinnamon come to mind, but don’t forget the recent harvest of the Aronia berries across the country. This antioxidant superfood can punch up almost any sweet or savory recipe, increasing the flavor and nutritional value of your meals. Try our 7 winning super berry recipes this fall.
1. Aronia Berry Smoothies
Though autumn has undeniably arrived, if you are not ready to let summer slip away yet, try this Aronia berry smoothie recipe. Superberries frozen Aronia berries or Aronia berry concentrate work perfectly in this recipe, providing bold color and flavor along with so many vitamins and nutrients to keep your body working smoothly. https://smoothiefairytales.com/aronia-berry-smoothie/
2. Aronia Berry Syrup
As the weather cools, many of us are craving warm, fluffy pancakes or crisp, steaming waffles for breakfast. You can incorporate Aronia berries into your favorite recipe just as you would blueberries. For a simple Aronia berry syrup to pep up any pancake or waffle recipe, just combine berries, sugar, and water and simmer. See the details here: https://eatsmarter.com/recipes/chokeberry-syrup-aronia-syrup Also see Superberries Aroniaberry Sauce Recipe.
For a beautiful dessert pancake featuring healthful and delicious Aronia berries, check out this recipe: https://www.superberries.com/aronia-dutch-pancakes
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3. Aroniaberry Oatmeal Bars
If you are pressed for time in the morning and need to prep breakfast ahead of time for yourself and your family, check out this oatmeal bar recipe. Substitute equal amounts Aronia berries for the blueberries. Your family will love it and you can rest easy knowing you are providing a nutritious breakfast that will fuel them for the day. https://www.wellplated.com/blueberry-oatmeal-bars/
4. Aronia Berry Morning Glory Muffin
For another bake-ahead recipe your family will love, take a look at this morning glory muffin recipe. The combination of antioxidants in the Aronia berries and carrots with the omega-3 acids in the hemp seeds make these a health food that looks and tastes like a dessert. https://aroniaguide.com/recipe/morning-glory-muffins/
5. Aronia Pumpkin Bread
Is it really fall if we’re not eating at least a little bit of pumpkin every week? This decadent pumpkin bread recipe will impress your friends at a fall brunch or pair well with a cup of coffee or tea as a late afternoon treat. The Aronia berries increase the flavor and nutrition quotient so you can feel especially good about indulging. https://www.superberries.com/Aroniaberry-Pumpkin-Bread
(Photo Credits: Iowa Ingredient - Iowa Public Television)
6. Aroniaberry Salad
Along with squash and gourds, Aronia berries are part of the bounty of later summer and fall. This earthy acorn squash, brussels sprouts, and Aronia berry recipe mingles earthy and sweet flavors to provide a balanced dinner salad or side. https://www.iowapbs.org/iowaingredient/recipe/14500/aronia-berry-salad-squash-and-brussels-sprouts
7. Aronia Banana Bread
If you have, like we do, bananas leftover in the freezer, try this Aronia berry banana bread recipe. Almost everyone loves banana bread and it’s an easy after school snack for hungry kids. Kick up the flavor with a teaspoon of cinnamon added to the batter. Try our Aroniaberry Banana Bread.
No matter what tastes you are craving this fall, the versatile Aronia berry makes an excellent addition to almost every recipe. Have fun and experiment with the bold flavors of this North American native berry. Superberries Frozen Aroniaberries come in a 2 lb. bag which goes a long way in making recipes. Also, consider using our Aroniaberry Concentrate in recipes.