This flavorful and versatile recipe can be eaten for breakfast or snack or made as an easy but sophisticated dessert. Apricots have a tart sweetness, and dipping them in sugar and boiling them adds a caramelized quality that tones down the tartness, turning them deliciously juicy. The ricotta cheese creates a creamy layer while the pistachios add a healthy and happy crunch.
This deliciously unique ice-cream dessert has ricotta cheese as its star ingredient. A fantastically soothing detour from regular ice cream, when pureed the ricotta lends a rich creaminess without imparting a cheese flavor. This soft cheese is a good source of calcium and protein. Ricotta also contains selenium, an antioxidant that can help prevent arthritis, and is surprisingly lower in fat content than cottage cheese. The lemon zest adds a subtle summertime freshness. When served with fresh organic blueberries, this dessert is perfect for your red, white, and blue Fourth of July celebration!
Looking for new and healthy ways to make use of creamy ricotta cheese? Fresh ricotta adds a rich and delicious layer in this sublime salad with earthy beets and tart-sweet plums. A single serving of Ricotta cheese is a good source of Vitamin A and B12, along with Omega-3’s. Enjoy this nutritious summer salad at the beach or pool side!