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.
Make homemade whipped cream using a hand mixer, stand mixer, or by hand.
Who doesn't love dessert? I am a baker and am constantly looking for new ways to take my desserts over-the-top. I have found the key to turning an okay dessert into an exceptionally tasty treat: homemade whipped cream. Adding a dollop of homemade whipped cream to a dessert can make it all the more mouth watering. Homemade whipped cream is so simple to make and puts CoolWhip to shame. Another plus is it is naturally gluten-free, so if you are on a gluten-free diet you can whip away. Here is my ... Continue Reading
Try these yummy alternatives to traditional ingredients for a healthier holiday.
The holiday season is a busy time and sometimes we moms do things because that's what we've always done. However, incorporating healthy holiday habits can be easy and better for your family. Some easy examples of healthier holiday habits are : Toss the Tub The whipped cream in the tub seems to be a holiday staple, it always was with us. It never occurred to me to make my own, or that I could. On my quest for healthier living and eating, I (and many others) have discovered that you can make ... Continue Reading