Marinated Blueberries & Fruits
  • 1/4 cup firmly-packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons orange liqueur (optional)
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 2 cups fresh or canned pineapple chunks
  • 1 mango, peeled, pitted and cubed (about 1-1/2 cups)
  • 1 kiwi, peeled, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced (about 1/2 cup)


In a microwaveable bowl, combine brown sugar, orange juice and orange liqueur, if desired. Microwave on high 1 minute. Stir until sugar is completely dissolved. Or, in a medium saucepan combine sugar, orange juice and orange liqueur. Cook and stir over very low heat until sugar is dissolved. In a large bowl, combine blueberries, pineapple, mango and kiwi. Stir in sugar-orange juice mixture until blended. Serve alone, as a dessert or over sorbet, sponge cake or frozen yogurt.

*Tested in a 625 watt microwave oven

Yield: about 6 cups

Per 1/2 cup portion: 84 calories, 1 g protein, 20 g carbohydrate