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Fruit Spread

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Fresh fruit spread is one of the best ways to add sweetness without using sugar. I use it to replace syrup and cannot imagine using syrup again. This is a fresh fruit spread or jam, you decide.

Ingredients

Chez Gordy Note: use whatever ingredients that you prefer, I recommend using any combination of fresh fruits and / or vegetables that you want.

  • 1 cup seedless grapes
  • ½ cup blackberries
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • ½ cup strawberries
  • ½ cup raspberries
  • 2 small or medium ripe bananas
  • 2 medium pears
  • 4 small carrots
  • 2 teaspoons Xylitol (optional depends on you taste buds)

Directions

Chez Gordy Note: Do not worry about cutting anything to a certain size, the grapes and berries can stay whole, we are going to put everything in a blender. You decide if you want to peel the pears and carrots, I prefer using them without peeling.

picture for fresh fruit jam

Preparation
  • Remove stems from grapes and berries
  • Peel and slice bananas
  • Wash carrots and pears (I recommend scrubbing them with a brush under cold water; be sure to cut the pears in half and remove the core)

When using a counter-top blender

Put all items in the blender and blend on the highest setting.

When using a hand blender

Put all items in a large bowl or jar and use the hand blender to combine them.

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes
Servings: varies (depending on usage)

Serving Suggestions:

My Fruit Spread goes perfectly with: Pancakes For All 100% Whole Wheat You’ll Love Them and/or The Best Waffles: Diabetic-Friendly, Delicious, Simple, And Healthier Than Moms!

Chez Gordy ‘Fruit Spread’ Tip:

You can use this as a sugar replacement. My goal is to inspire all, chiefly those with diabetes, to stop using sugar.

Helpful information

Carrots – webmd.com.

I hope you enjoy and benefit from using this fruit spread. Your comments and suggestions are welcome, please feel free to share your fresh fruit and/or vegetable mixture.

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