Heat boosts the sweetness of fruits. Berries, which are in season now and get their rich color from disease-fighting anthocyanins, are great candidates for a quick sauté.
A syrup stand-in on French toast; a mixer for oatmeal or Greek yogurt
Coat a medium skillet with 2 tsp grapeseed oil and place over medium-high heat. Add 1 cup berries; cook, stirring often, until soft, 3–4 minutes. Mix berries into cooked oatmeal, along with slivered almonds, flaxseeds, and chia seeds. Top with a dollop of plain Greek yogurt and a dash of nutmeg.
See also Blackberry-Grapefruit Granita