The Mulberry is one of the most overlooked and abundant berries of them all. Spring heralds in those ambitious blackberry and blueberry harvesters, but it is also a time to look out for the mulberries which will be in peak ripeness. Red Mulberry trees are the ones that you will most likely encounter here in the US. A Mulberry is deep purple in color when at peak ripeness. A Red Mulberry tree has redish-brown bark, can grow upwards of 60 feet tall, and will have numerous dark purple berries ... Continue Reading
The mulberry is chock full of nutrients and perfect for a spring smoothie.
Yummy applesauce recipes – including easy applesauce and cinnamon muffins and applesauce cake.
Getting your kids ready for school and out the door can sometimes be a daunting task. I am always looking for easy, healthy, and tasty breakfast recipes. This applesauce and cinnamon muffin recipe is extremely simple and incredibly delicious. Applesauce is a staple in our household. With three under the age of five, there is always someone needing or wanting a snack. Applesauce is the perfect choice because it's nutritious and all kids seem to love it. Since I normally have an overabundance ... Continue Reading
Use batch cooking to save time and money in preparing recipes for your family.
Batch cooking is a great way to spend a little extra time to save a lot of time and money later. Once the food is prepared, all you need to do is prepare and serve later. And even better, there's less clean up. Here are a few batch cooking recipes I love to whip up: Pancakes I have never been that great at making pancakes. For some reason they never cooked inside but they were always brown on the outside - until I found this recipe. This recipes makes a ton of pancakes. Once they are cooled, I ... Continue Reading
Three easy to make Valentine’s desserts for a night in.
Instead of a night out on Valentine’s Day you and your honey are planning on avoiding the crammed restaurants and having a quiet evening at home. Dinner is all planned, but what about dessert? Instead of buying something ready-made, why not make something that lets you put a little love into it. Here are a few easy desserts will impress even the hardest to please palates: The Pie’s the Limit. Nothing beats a freshly-baked pie for dessert. But if making pastry is too intimidating, try a ... Continue Reading
A delicious carrot cake recipe that includes pineapple, ginger, pecans, and more.
I am always looking for ways to add a little nutrition into our desserts. I have found the perfect way to do this through carrot cake. This cake is honestly some of the best cake I have ever tasted. Anywhere I take it I get numerous compliments and requests for the (recipe ). This is your lucky day; I am going to share my famous carrot cake recipe with you. Ingredients 3 eggs 3/4 cup buttermilk 3/4 cup apple sauce 1 1/2 cups organic cane sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 ... Continue Reading