Category Archives: Fruit

Spiced Hot Apple Cider

Cradle your hands around a steaming mug of sweetly spiced hot apple cider, take your first warming sip, and you’ll sigh and be glad that the colder weather is arriving. It’s a reason to celebrate autumn. (Skip to recipe) Start … Continue reading

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Evans Cherry Ginger Oat Crumble Bars

Use up some of your abundant Evans cherry harvest or raid your freezer stash for these delectable Oat Crumble Bars. The ruby red sour cherry filling peeks out between crumbly layers of sweet buttery oats. Warm ginger sings harmony, a … Continue reading

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Apricot and Evans Cherry Crisp

This marriage of apricots and tart Evans cherries is made in summer-fruit heaven. Top it with crispy, oaty, buttery crumbs for a fantastic dessert. (Or a delicious breakfast – I won’t tell.) Skip to recipe. The Evans cherries are almost … Continue reading

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Creamy and Fresh – Celery Pineapple Smoothie

This light and creamy celery and pineapple smoothie gives you four servings of fruits and vegetables with a splash of protein and just the right amount of sweetness and tang.  When we were growing up we were never allowed snacks … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Raspberry Gummies

It’s easy to make your own raspberry gummies with real raspberries and gelatin. They’re fresh and fruity, with much less sugar than store-bought gummy candies. A lovely little Valentine’s treat. Cooking with Meredith: Valentine’s Treats Making homemade fruit gummies is … Continue reading

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Apple Beet Juice – Good for your Gut

Fresh apple beet juice has healing properties for digestive problems, plus it just tastes good. It’s like the sweet, earthy essence of the summer garden in a glass. Thirteen years ago I had a mysterious and debilitating medical issue. Quite suddenly, and … Continue reading

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Magic Mango Smoothie

Whiz up a batch of delicious mango smoothie loaded with health-promoting fruits, natural-electrolyte coconut water, and healing turmeric. It’s just the thing after a bout of strenuous exercise or to sip on instead of breakfast on a busy day. I … Continue reading

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Strawberry Rhubarb Pavlova Cake and It’s Been Five Years (Five Years!)

Time to celebrate with a luscious Strawberry Rhubarb Pavlova Layer Cake, whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, or Mother’s Day. This stunning dessert layers sweet meringue with tart rhubarb curd, strawberries, and cream. My little blog is five years old today! … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Two-Ingredient Banana Pancakes

These easy banana pancakes only need two ingredients and a fork, for the tenderest little morsels of sweet banana goodness.  Cooking with Meredith Kids love pancakes, and Meredith had fun making the easiest pancakes ever. You just need two ingredients: … Continue reading

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Easy Microwave Apple Crisp – Dessert’s Ready in 10 Minutes

Whip up this easy microwave apple crisp in 10 minutes for a comforting dessert with a fresh new twist. I love it when I find a new cooking technique that makes my life easier . . . . . . … Continue reading

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