Grilled Nectarines With Stewed Blackberries

    Ingredients:

    • 4 nectarines, halved (pit removed)
    • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
    • Pinch of sea salt
    • 1 cup blackberries
    • 1 cup apple juice or other fruit juice

    Directions:

    • Heat a grill pan (or frying pan) on medium/high and melt butter.
    • Lightly sprinkle nectarines with sea salt.
    • Place nectarines flesh side down and cook 7-10 minutes or until slightly softened.
    • While nectarines are grilling, place blackberries and juice into saucepan and cook on high heat until liquid is reduced by 2/3 (about 10-15 minutes).
    • Flip nectarines and grill on opposite side for 2-3 minutes.
    • Remove nectarines from the pan, place on a plate and spoon 1-2 blackberries and juice into the center.
    By the time she was 28, Andrea was diagnosed with thyroid disease, which she credits as her motivation to embark on a healthier lifestyle through natural and sustainable food choices. Her health improved after two years of natural food choices and therapies; those adjustments became the catalysts that changed her life and profession. She attended the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, where she currently teaches her mission to encourage a healthier world through nutritious meal solutions. Andrea is a Natural Nutritionist and Holistic Health Counselor accredited with the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. She is also the author of her self-published book, “The Whole Truth,” and her follow-up cookbook, “The Whole Truth Eating And Recipe Guide.” Andrea Beaman is the host of Wise Up! and Fed Up! on Z Living.