Category Archives: Fruits

Drop Shortcakes with Limoncello Berries and Cream

This biscuit-style Drop Shortcake recipe makes the lightest, fluffiest, melt-in-your-mouth shortcake; topped with berries, macerated in Limoncello (lemon-flavored liqueur) and Chambord (black raspberry liqueur) Chantilly Cream, it’s like floating on a cloud of summer. 

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Cantaloupe Gazpacho – Soup Swappers

Light and refreshing, this Cantaloupe Gazpacho recipe is just the ticket for the tail end of Spring and Summer when the weather begins to heat up. Fruit soups are this month’s theme for Soup Saturday Swappers.  

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Citrus and Hemp Salad with Chocolate Balsamic Vinaigrette (Just Hemp Foods – #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar)

Today’s recipe for #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar is brought to you with the help of Just Hemp Foods: Citrus Salad with Chocolate Balsamic Vinaigrette.  Yes. Chocolate Balsamic Vinaigrette.  The combination is amazing. 

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Berry Smash

Summer is a great time for cocktail sippin’ on the porch and this drink of muddled strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries is a grown-up version of a berry sno-cone. It’s hot! It’s time to get Berry Smashed! 

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Strawberry Balsamic Sweet Onion Jam -Blue Ribbon Award-Winning Recipe

It’s strawberry pickin’ time and I have a fabulous recipe for canning Strawberry Balsamic Sweet Onion Jam. In addition, I have a troubleshooting tip for you on how to distribute floating fruit throughout your preserves. Don’t be intimidated, this jam … Continue reading

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Watermelon Berry Gazpacho

Summer is nearly upon us and this Watermelon Berry Gazpacho recipe is filled with the fruity tastes of summer. Perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch, a snack, or a refreshing addition to any picnic or party, it is ready in mere … Continue reading

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Lemon Shortbread Blackberry Cream Napoleons

Are you looking for an incredibly simple, amazingly elegant, totally prepare-ahead and assemble-at-the-last-minute dessert for Easter? This Lemon Shortbread Blackberry Cream Napoleon Recipe is it! Lemony shortbread slice and bake cookies are topped with an easy blackberry cream, fresh berries … Continue reading

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Berry Granola with Cinnamon Agave and Almonds

This very berry Berry Granola with Cinnamon Agave and Almonds recipe is so simple to prepare, sweetened with Wholesome® Sweeteners, loaded with dried blueberries, cranberries and tart cherries, packed with whole grain goodness, it is an incredible breakfast cereal, snack or … Continue reading

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Southern-Style Broccoli Salad

This Southern-Style Broccoli Salad recipe is amazingly simple, so delicious, and is a culinary journey into Southern Tea Rooms. Fresh broccoli, toasted almond slivers, raisins, red onion, celery, and my addition of other dried fruits are all tossed together with … Continue reading

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Grape and Blue Cheese Truffle Turkeys (Five Ingredient Friday)

With Thanksgiving less than a week away, I thought I’d bring you one more idea for a simple, but darling, appetizer for your festivities. To look at them, you’d think that this was a cheese ball, but nestled in the … Continue reading

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