Category Archives: Fruits and Vegetables

It’s National Cherry Popsicle Day!

Cherry Popsicle. I remember always wanting the red one. It was sweet and cool and delicious. Well did you know there is a day to celebrate this wonder? The origin of the popsicle goes back to the early 1900s. An … Continue reading

Posted in Cherries, Fruits and Vegetables, granita, Sweet Treats | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Blackberries, Blueberries, Fruits and Vegetables, Sweet Treats | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

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

Posted in avocado, Fruits and Vegetables | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

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

Posted in Fruits and Vegetables, Peaches | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Blueberries, Breakfast, Brunch, Fruits and Vegetables | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment