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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…

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…

Shortbread cookies with edible flowers

Okay, so this is my first time making shortbread cookies with edible flowers, but I foresee them making an appearance many more times in my kitchen. These aren’t perfect, but were so much fun to make! Making the shortbread dough The shortbread dough is a very simple dough to make. I didn&#8217…

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…

Blueberry hand pies

I don’ think it’s any secret I love pie. Just about any kind of pie will do. I even on occasion make hand pies. They are a little time consuming, but so cute! These blueberry hand pies are a seasonal favorite of mine. You can make these with a traditional pate brisee…

Raspberry Sweet Rolls

Twice year we have the opportunity to listen to our church leaders speak over the course of 2 days, Saturday and Sunday. You can read more about it here. We love this weekend! We get to listen to uplifting and inspirational talks, but also spend time together as a family. One of our traditions is…

Thick raspberry sauce

I needed a thick raspberry sauce for some baked goods I was working on. I had a specific thickness I was looking for, so I knew I needed to make my own. I also wanted it seedless, another reason to make my own. This is a simple recipe. Create a raspberry sauce, strain it, thicken…

Dark chocolate strawberry topped tart

Okay, you really should stop whatever you are working on and make this Dark chocolate strawberry topped tart. Y’all it is good enough to set aside your current plans and focus on this. The dark chocolate plus strawberries are the stuff dreams are made of, especially mine. Well, and my youngest son, older…

Chocolate orange energy bites

Healthier sweet option This quarantine has added a few pounds to my waistline. I am not a stress eater, but boredom does it to me. With this change in schedule and being at home so much more, I am dealing with some sort of downtime and boredom most days. I am also craving sweets big…