Wednesday, January 2, 2013

A Duo of Sauces for Pancakes & Ice cream ( Fresh Apple and Berry Sauces)

This delicious duo is unbeatable for making any breakfast or dessert super special.  I whipped these up one morning to serve with breakfast for some very special people :).  Use any combination of frozen or fresh berries - I use whatever I have on hand.  These sauces are fantastic on their own as  a snack or dessert or over pancakes and as toppings for yogurt, ice cream, pudding, etc.

Chunky Applesauce
Applesauce  4-6 servings


4 large Apples, one kind or assorted
1 generous pinch Sea Salt
1 Cinnamon Stick or 1/2 tsp ground
2-4 Tbsp Water
1-2 Tbsp freshly squeezed Lemon juice
a little grating of fresh Nutmeg, 1 pinch


Wash, core, and chop the apples; peeling is not necessary but you can if you wish.

Place apples, cinnamon, salt and a couple of Tbsp of water in a pan and cook covered until the fruit is soft - this might take about 5 minutes or so.  Stir occasionally to prevent sticking or burning.

Remove from heat, stir in nutmeg along with lemon juice to taste and serve.

Apple sauce may be served warm or cold.  Enjoy!!

Berry Sauce    4-6 Servings


2 cups frozen or fresh assorted berries
1/2 cup prunes, finely chopped
1 generous pinch Sea Salt
2 Tbsp Water
1 Tbsp fresh Lemon/Orange Juice
Sweetener - Stevia extract, maple/agave syrup, or sugar


Place the berries, prunes and salt with the water in a small pan and cook until fruit is soft and saucy - about 5 to 7 minutes.

Remove from heat, stir in lemon/orange juice and a little sweetener if you like.

Serve warm or cold.  Enjoy!!

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