Spring showers bring May flowers but they also bring a tasty treat with them: strawberries. Strawberries are great to eat on their own, but also make a great addition to some popular dessert recipes. But, first things first, what do you look for when choosing the perfect strawberry? Strawberries can be purchased year round, but purchasing them when they are in season locally gives you the freshest possible fruit. Strawberries are in-season from April to June, so get your strawberry fix ... Continue Reading
Learn how to pick the best strawberries and then serve them up fresh in strawberry cupcakes and icing.
Plum tarts are the perfect, elegant dessert for any occasion.
I am a lover of all baked goods, but tarts are really something special to me. There is something elegant and almost magical about serving up a tart for dessert. Plum tarts are my absolute favorite. They are simple to make, look gorgeous, and when they're fresh out of the oven you will inevitably feel like a master baker. My husband is not a big cake eater. He doesn’t like many desserts and is a tough critic when it comes to anything pie or cake related. I also have three small children ... Continue Reading
Add apples easily into your diet with this fall recipe, Baked Chicken with Honey and Apples.
The fall is one of my favorite times of the year, with the change of colors and the bountiful harvest of apples. I love going apple picking in the autumn and enjoying the sweet/sour juicy taste of ruby red apples-right off the tree. Eating apples are also a great way to stay healthy and trim down for adults and children, alike. With no saturated fat and scoring only 65 calories per piece, apples are the perfect snack or lunchtime sidekick. They pack a fiber-filled punch, too, with 3 grams of ... Continue Reading