Summer Celebrations! : what’s for dessert?

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Foods

By Kim Kirchherr, MS, RD, CDE SUPERVALU Dietitian

With celebration season well underway, how about a tasty treat that is cool, refreshing and sweet? Did I mention it’s better for you than other ice cream treats, too? What’s great about this dessert is, that it includes fruit. Check out for full menus and recipes as well as other meal inspirations to keep you on the right track. Get inspired to include a fruit and/or vegetable at every eating occasion, from breakfast to dinner, appetizer to dessert. It’s easier and more delicious than you think.

Mango Sherbet

 Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - FoodsPreparation:
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: several hours
Amount: 5 (1/2 cup) servings

1/4 cup water
1/2 cup Jewel® granulated sugar
1 (16 ounce) package Jewel® frozen mango chunks
1/2 cup Jewel® half-and-half


1. In small saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add sugar and stir. When sugar completely dissolves, remove from heat; cool.

2. In food processor or blender, combine mangos, half-and-half and simple syrup. Process until smooth.

3. Transfer to a freezer safe container with cover. Freeze several hours or overnight.

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