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Kids in the Kitchen: GREEN Fruit Salad & Skewers

*+-Fruit salad is a staple side dish and snack in our house, and we whipped up a big bowl of green fruit salad to welcome in the month of March. This would be a perfect side dish for a St…. Continue Reading →

Green Smoothie Guessing Game

*+-Our whole family loves a good green smoothie! My kids are really great at drinking these up and always wanting more. But to make it even more fun to drink these green colored drinks, we play a little game –… Continue Reading →

Green Smoothies for the Whole Family

*+-We are a green smoothie family! We have been for a while now and LOVE it! I know the smoothie train is not a new craze, but I was finally inspired last summer when I joined a 30 day challenge. Now… Continue Reading →

Frozen Yogurt Fruit Dots

*+-Our family loves good ol’ vanilla yogurt. But to jazz it up a little, I thought I’d add a little bit of fresh fruit at the top and freeze them, turning this little snack into frozen yogurt fruit dots! This idea came from One… Continue Reading →

Fizzy Fruit Slushies

*+-We’ve been having our fair share of 100º+ days this summer. Phew, it’s hot! We like icy, fruity drinks on a hot day, but I don’t love my kids consuming high-fructose corn syrup and artificial colors on a regular basis…. Continue Reading →

Crochet-A-Day: Grapefruit Coaster Crochet Pattern

*+-For today’s Crochet-A-Day series post, I have the lovely Lauren from Daisy Cottage Designs sharing a guest post for her Grapefruit Coaster Crochet Pattern. It’s super fresh and fun, can’t wait to try it! Guest post by Lauren of Daisy Cottage Designs Grapefruits… Continue Reading →

Kids in the Kitchen: Chocolate Yogurt Dip

*+-Do your kids love dipping? Mine sure do! From our standard veggies with ranch to a more decadent chocolate fondue dessert, my girls are always game for a snack with a dip. Here is a tasty and simple chocolate yogurt… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: O is for Orange Ornaments

*+-I have always wanted to dry oranges and turn them into ornaments. I’ve seen these around and had to try it out this year. And it works out perfect for our Letter O in our Holiday ABC series for dried orange… Continue Reading →

Sweet and Tart Plum Sauce for Pancakes

*+-This recipe came on a whim. We have been receiving tons of plums and pluots in our weekly CSA delivery and I thought it would be fun to try something new with them this week. In comes Plum Sauce. And… Continue Reading →

Blueberries n’ Cream Cookies

*+-I scored a fantastic deal on some dried blueberries a few months ago.  I bought a bunch to eat on cereal and salads. But what I really wanted to make with them was cookies.  There’s a cake we like that… Continue Reading →

Mango Chocolate Chip Cookies

*+-Remember when I made Mango Chocolate Chip Bread? Well, I fell in love with the combo, so I decided to make Mango Chocolate Chip Cookies. Best decision ever! The sweet chunks of mango brighten up the classic chocolate chip cookie…. Continue Reading →

Roasted Apricot Cornmeal Shortcakes

*+-Two of my neighbors have gorgeous apricot trees that have been completely overloaded with these gorgeous, blushing fruits. I like to use apricots raw in smoothies and salads. But it’s when apricots are cooked that their flavor is at its… Continue Reading →

Spruce Up Your Potluck Fruit Salad

*+-I love fruit.  I love fruit salad.  I LOVE when I go to a potluck or a BBQ and there’s a giant bowl of fruit salad calling to me. But it can get kind of boring, right?  Melon, grapes and… Continue Reading →

Rich Meyer Lemon Curd

*+-I always get excited for citrus season. Cute little clementines, juicy blood oranges, tiny key limes, grapefruits as big can be, and sweet Meyer lemons. Meyer lemons are a bit sweeter than regular lemons and have a darker rind. They are… Continue Reading →

Roasted Pear and Grape Salad

*+-Fall is in the air and I am very excited for fall foods. Pumpkin, apples, squash, and pears are taking over my kitchen. I picked up a basket of pears at the farmers market to make this Roasted Pear and… Continue Reading →

Fresh Peach Ice Cream

*+-Peach season is finally here.  I love September for this very reason.  Our favorite fruit stand opened a few weeks ago and we’ve been eating them as fast as we can. We freeze some and make jam.  There was a… Continue Reading →

Nice Cans!

*+-I played around with the title of this post in my head for the better part of the past month. Reminiscing about the winters of my childhood when we’d enjoy Grandma’s canned concoctions so delicately preserved. Flashbacks to the bounties… Continue Reading →

Homemade Blackberry Ice Cream

*+-One of my favorite things about summer is ice cream. Not just any ice cream, but homemade ice cream. Ice cream is the perfect summer treat and homemade is the best. I love experimenting with new flavors, but Blackberry Ice… Continue Reading →

Pineapple, Banana, and Coconut Smoothie

*+-Summer is here and it is hot, hot, hot! I wish I could lounge at the pool every day to cool off, but unfortunately I have work and other things to do:( Instead, I cool off by making smoothies. My… Continue Reading →

Saturday Spotlight: Fresh Fruit

*+-There is so much yummy fruit in season right now, we’ve been loving the weekend farmer’s market. And now with all the great submissions this week over at the M&T Spotlight, we’ve got the recipes. Here’s a few of my… Continue Reading →

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