Category Archives: fruit

Recipe: Strawberry Shortcake

Minus the kiwi… it’s pretty good! This was featured in my Better Homes & Garden Magazine – I wanted to give it a try as the shortcake recipe is a healthier version than any of my other versions. I made … Continue reading

Recipe: Mango-Carrot Cake

I kept reading all week … if you make one thing Easter Sunday – make it cake! So many online articles were focusing on Easter sweet treats and with my natural love for all things sweet I decided to oblige! … Continue reading

Recipe: Blackberry Cobbler

Honoring Spring’s return with tasty pastry! After a wonderful and filling lunch at Bouldin Creek Cafe ( I wasn’t in the mood to make a big dinner. But me and my sweet tooth were not to be denied something fabulous! … Continue reading

Recipe: Baked Apple Pancake

Birthday breakfast! I found this recipe about a month ago and logged it away in my “recipes” word doc that I keep on my desktop… it’s my landing place for all things inspiring that I find while cruising for new … Continue reading

Recipe: Fruit and Grain Muffins, made from juicer pulp

New Year – New Awesome! We got a new juicer for Christmas this year and are very excited about this new food and health adventure! So many people have told us the benefits of juicing and so we’re hoping it … Continue reading

Recipe: Apple Tart

Desperate times call for improvisation! So I’ve been craving sweets for the last few days, however I have no cookies in sight and I polished off the remainder of our milk this morning. Ugh! I was planning to make apple … Continue reading

Recipe: Grilled Chicken and Peaches with Green Beans and Orzo

So much goodness… So I think I’ve gotten the goodie of my August 2012 Better Homes and Garden magazine! This recipe was under the title “breakout roles” and it definitely is a breakout star. I didn’t grill the chicken or … Continue reading

Recipe: Easy Pie Crust and Strawberry Pie

It’s a treat fit for the Easter Bunny! My sister-in-law’s soon to be sister-in-law is celebrating a milestone birthday this weekend and after a bit of reconnaissance I found out her favorite birthday treat is strawberry pie. Perfect! Not only have … Continue reading

Recipe: Carrot, Pineapple, and Mango Salad

When taking a chance pays off… big time… like Vegas big time! I’ve been on the search for new salad ideas. I don’t usually prepare/make salads so my armory of side dishes is pretty weak. With the warm beauty of … Continue reading

Recipe: Pulled Chicken BBQ Sandwiches & Red Grape Salad

Finger lickin’ good!! Tonight was a night for trying new things and in light of the current quest to get through the freezer stock, I decided to try some BBQ sandwiches and a red grape salad. I usually don’t mess … Continue reading