Category Archives: Fruits and Vegetables

Mixed Berries Crisp

Summer berries… One of the best parts of summer for me are the berries that grow here in the Northwest. Blackberries are everywhere! And there are u-picks for blueberries and raspberries too. But I AM the lazy gastronome. I bought … Continue reading

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National Avocado Day

It’s National Avocado Day! These luscious green fruit are so good for you! Chock full of vitamins, minerals and good fats (the kind that balance your cholesterol). They also help your body absorb fat-soluble vitamins like vitamin K, D, A … Continue reading

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Peach Ice Cream Day – No Churn Peach Ice Cream

It’s National Peach Ice Cream Day! Ah, the quintessential summer fruit. The peach. Originally from China, was brought to the Americas in the 16th century by Spanish explorers. This sweet gem is the the second biggest fruit crop in the … Continue reading

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French Toast with Blueberries & Pomegranate Syrup

Blueberries are one of the healthiest foods around. They are full of fiber and anti-oxidants – and vitamins K & C as well as manganese. So let’s join forces and celebrate these sweet little nuggets for National Blueberry Day! Maine … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts – Roasted to Perfection

I love Brussels sprouts – steamed, fried, and roasted. These are full of flavor – sweet and delicious. Just the very basics. Super simple, super delicious and a perfect side dish to any meal.

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