Scrumptious Brown Sugar Pound Cake Recipe

Pound Cake

During the holidays with my family, at some point I decided that I had made enough cookies for the time being. I know, blasphemy! There can never be too many cookies, right?!? Well, I wanted to switch it up and make a cake but nothing like a birthday cake. I wasn’t looking for a light… Read More

Double Strawberry Fudge Ice Cream Pops

ice cream pop

We are dead center of the summer now and it’s getting hot outside. When it’s hot, I like to limit the amount of time that I have the oven on. Ice cream treats and other no bake desserts are top of my list for yummy things to make for my family and friends. One of… Read More

Berries, Berries Everywhere … 12 Berry Recipes You’ll Love


As soon as the berry stand opens a few miles from our home we begin our summer of berry lovin’. First strawberries, then raspberries and marionberries and finally closing out the berry season with blueberries and blackberries. All so delicious! And, truly perfect for every meal – breakfast, midday meals, hearty dinners and of course,… Read More

Strawberry Cream Muffins

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With strawberries in full swing, we’ve been whipping up quite a few very berry treats, one of which is these delicious strawberry cream muffins from my mama’s recipe arsenal. This is our third year munching on these muffins with fresh strawberries and I couldn’t wait to snack on a batch this summer. I was lucky… Read More

Fruit Dip

fruit dip

Strawberries! They are in season – hallelujah! We’ve been eating them by the pint … well, let’s be honest, by the flat and we’ll be heading out to u-pick soon to stock the freezer. Being high in fiber and vitamin C, I’m happy my kiddos love them and although they eat them plain, I often… Read More

DIY Fruit Roll Ups – (AKA Fruit Leather)

Fruit leather

Growing up, Fruit Roll Ups were a staple in my house. With five kids, my mom used it as a go-to snack. It was easy, cheap, and hey, it had the word “fruit” in it. That makes it healthy, right? Well, not so fast. Those delicious peeled snacks may have fruit but how much sugar… Read More

Strawberry Basil Chicken Recipe

Strawberry Basil Chicken

If you have a toddler at home you know they would eat chicken nuggets everyday until they went to college.  My two little ones love chicken nuggets! They could eat the same tried and true homemade nuggets everyday, but I like to switch it up a little and try different recipes. If you never attempted… Read More

Strawberry Chocolate Pudding Parfait


I’m always looking for easy, yummy snacks for my kids during the summer. Summer break means they are home every single day, which means I need to have more snacks on hand. This is one of my go-to snacks not only for the kids but for myself. It’s kind of healthy (depending on how many… Read More

Twenty Summer Strawberry Recipes


Don’t forget to check out our new FOOD BLOG – SKINNY NOT SKINNY – dedicated 100% to food! Strawberries are hands-down my favorite fruit. They are yummy, healthy and can be worked into so many different recipes. Since May is officially Strawberry Month (which starts next week – eek! where does time go?!), I thought… Read More

Strawberry Spinach Salad


Okay, I’m feeling really bad about throwing all those delicious desserts at you lately. Some of you are starting to think I must feed my kids cupcakes, cookies and cakes 3 meals a day. I assure you this is not true. We do enjoy a tasty dessert from time to time but we don’t have… Read More