St Pete Healthy News


Fresh Rec Stop Recipe: Cherry Crumble

By Garrett Simpson, NASM-CNC, Community Health Leader

Did you know that cherries offer a plethora of health benefits thanks to their rich array of protective plant compounds? Notably, their anti-inflammatory properties may aid in conditions such as gout, heart disease, and high blood pressure. Meanwhile, stands out for its nutrient density, boasting essential vitamins like vitamin E, magnesium, and fiber. Its gluten-free profile makes it a go-to option for those seeking alternatives to wheat flour in gluten-free baking and cooking. Additionally, with its low carbohydrate content and high fat content, almond flour serves as a valuable addition for individuals adhering to a ketogenic diet, supporting muscle function, and mitigating muscle damage. This recipe combines these two nutritional powerhouses in a delicious dessert for you to try!

Did you know that you can find fresh, affordable produce near you? Healthy St. Pete‘s Fresh Rec Stop program aims to increase access to affordable produce at convenient locations throughout the community.