Strawberry Fruit Rolls

Strawberry Fruit Rolls

When I was a child, fruit roll ups were a staple in my house. My sisters and I loved to devour those bright and fruity treats as kids! So I wanted my children to experience the fun and exciting presentation of fruit roll ups, but with a healthier version. I discovered I could make my own fruit roll ups with only 3 ingredients, and not sacrifice on flavor. It’s super … [Read more...]

8 Delicious Strawberry Recipes

strawberry cheesecake

It's strawberry season and so today I've rounded up 8 delicious strawberry recipes for you! Did you know that strawberries are packed full of nutrients and antioxidants? If you want to know more, check out this link. If that's not enough to convince you, then just think of their sweet and juicy flavor, and how they make anything from drinks to shakes to desserts fabulous! Keep … [Read more...]

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 summer cake like my Strawberry Cake either. This was the Christmas holidays after all, so … [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 my favorite things to make in the summer are ice cream pops. These are so great because it's one of those desserts … [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, dessert! Here's a round up of some of the … [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 to snag a photo of them before they we're all eaten! MUFFIN … [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 enjoy mine dressed up a bit. One of my favorite ways to eat strawberries (or fruit of … [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 was added in the process? Too much. Now don’t get me wrong, we aren’t a no-sugar family by any means! … [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 to make your own nuggets and resorted to the ones shaped like dinosaurs trust … [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 chocolate chips you put in it). The best thing about it is that it's easy and you can make it … [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 it only made sense to gather 20 of the most delicious … [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 ice cream IVs hooked up to the kids or anything like that. In fact, I really do make them … [Read more...]