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Rustic Blueberry and Cherry Galette

Nothing says summer like PIE! Unfortunately, pie can take a really long time to make. What about a simple galette instead? Want to get even easier? How about a Rustic Blueberry and Cherry Galette? I love the term rustic. It frees you from the perfection constraints, which I really like! You can make this with…

Fourth of July Charcuterie Board

Looking for a super simple, healthy idea for the 4th of July? I have an awesome inspiration right here with this Fourth of July Charcuterie Board. It is so simple to personalize and the best party tray! Everyone will be excited to see you show up with a tray like this for your Fourth of…

Dark chocolate dipped dried fruits

One of my current favorite treats are dark chocolate dipped dried fruits. I feel a little better about them being slightly healthy. I mean…. kind of. The chocolate I like a dark chocolate, but if you prefer a semi sweet or even milk chocolate, use those. This was a Signature Reserve- a Fred Meyer…

Strawberry cake with lime buttercream

I love the strawberry lemon combo, a lot. But, I love strawberry lime even more. This strawberry cake with lime buttercream is my dream cake. Y’all, it is just so good. It is light, fluffy and has great flavor. Fresh matters! This cake uses fresh berries and limes, you really shouldn’t…

Fruit Salad with honey lime

I love fruit salads, and feel excited every year when summer hits with so much variety in fruits. I generally eat just fruit, but lately have been mixing it up a bit with a really light dressing. So, here goes the Fruit Salad with Honey Lime. The fruits What fruits to use you ask? This…

Perfect lemonade

Every warm summer day needs a tall glass of this perfect lemonade. As it’s name denotes, it is perfect. It is cool and refreshing, and with a few simple steps, it can be sitting on your table soon. Simple syrup For me, every lemonade absolutely has to start with a simple syrup. Yes…

Perfect blueberry lemonade

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy a huge glass of this perfect blueberry lemonade. Blueberries and lemon have got to be one of favorite food combos, a true power couple. Everyone loves this drink! This recipe makes a blueberry reduction, which is then added to a my Perfect lemonade recipe. The combo of the…

Strawberry and cream rolls

I have made a lot of breads in my life, like a lot. These strawberry and cream rolls are definitely are up there in the top ranks. They are tender, and swirled with the strawberry and cream, they are just dreamy. As if that wasn’t enough- I also drizzled them with a lemon…

Cherry Limeade

Cherry Limeade=summertime. Cherries have such a short season and shelf life, you really need to use them as often as you are able. This drink is a perfect way to use them. It is great for a hot summer day. What makes this drink different than the others out there? This one actually uses…

Perfect rhubarb lemonade

I am a water drinker, like 99.9% of what I drink is water. I don’t think I ever developed a taste for anything else. Occasionally though…I get a craving for some type of lemonade, especially when the weather heats up. This perfect rhubarb lemonade is just….perfect. It is…