It’s that time of year again. Here’s a recipe that I shared last September and I wanted to remind you that it’s here. I whipped up a batch of Pumpkin Zucchini Bread last night. I made a few changes from the last time around (subbed coconut oil for canola oil, used all whole wheat flour, […]
This is the most amazing freezer jam. I adapted it from the strawberry jam recipe in the package of Sure Jell Low-Sugar Fruit Pectin. Strawberry Rhubarb Freezer Jam Recipe First wash and cut up the rhubarb stalks and place in a large sauce pan. Add enough water to make sure that it doesn’t burn on the […]
Strawberry season is coming in Michigan and the strawberries here are amazing! We’re already seeing deals in the grocery store and it’s time to stock up. Each year we make strawberry rhubarb freezer jam and we freeze strawberries for smoothies and crepes for the winter months. Here are the step by step instructions to freeze strawberries. It’s fairly […]
We went raspberry picking at Delange’s Red Berry Farm this morning. Yum! We’re already plan to head back before raspberry season is complete. And I’ll be sharing how to freeze raspberries sometime next week.
It’s blueberry season in Michigan and we picked over 19 pounds a couple weeks back. Here’s how we preserve our berries. Flash Freezing Blueberries Wash the blueberries and allow to dry. I spread the berries onto designated towels – they get a little stained, but it’s worth it. After the blueberries have dried, place a […]
If you have zucchini and more zucchini coming from your garden, sneak it into your spaghetti sauce. I simply grated it and added it to the sauce. The kids didn’t know the difference and we all got a little extra vegetable. Check out the rest of my Simply in Season series.
We made a last minute decision to go blueberry picking tonight. It drizzled while we picked, but it’s been so long since it’s rained…it felt wonderful. And we’ll be going back another time to pick more.
Here’s our favorite way to cook all the fabulous summer vegetables available this time of year. Chop up the zucchini, yellow squash and red onion. Snap the ends off the beans. Put olive oil (about 1 tablespoon) into a large stir fry pan and heat at medium-high. Add the prepared vegetables and 1/4 cup water. Sprinkle […]
It’s hot! Really hot! Here’s a healthy treat to help you cool off. I have a protein smoothie almost every day and this is my favorite for strawberry season. This is what I throw in my Ninja Blender for Jack and I – he also loves smoothies! It’s about a serving and a half. You don’t […]
This recipe is adapted from an apricot vinaigrette recipe that my sister-in-law shared with me. This vinaigrette tastes amazing served over baby spinach along with feta cheese, candied pecans, sliced strawberries and craisins.