Tag Archives: strawberries

Strawberries ‘n Cream Muffins

Moist and tender muffins studded with fresh strawberries and a delicious cream cheese filling baked right in the middle. One of my readers, Elisabeth, told me about this recipe back in May and I have been waiting for the perfect time to … Continue reading

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Summer Eats Roundup

Today is the day I have been waiting for ever since the start of fall last year. It’s the first day of summer here in the Northern Hemisphere…my absolute favorite season! 😀 To that first dip in the swimming pool … Continue reading

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Mixed Berry Shortcakes

I love this time of year! The days are long, warm and perfect for spending your evenings outside. In my book, no summer night is complete without firing up the grill for a delicious dinner. Whether it is chicken, hamburgers, … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cornmeal Pound Cake

I love this time of year not only for the warm weather and long days, but also for the irresistible fruit that is beginning to pop up in the grocery stores. The other day I was greeted by numerous containers of … Continue reading

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Meyer Lemon Strawberry Muffins

Ever since I finally found one little bag of Meyer Lemons at my local grocery store, I have looking for recipes to use them in. Last weekend I made some delicious Meyer Lemon Scones that were a huge hit with my family. … Continue reading

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Strawberry Crumble Bars

Ahhhh….crumble bars. One of my favorite desserts to make when fresh fruit and berries come into season. Nothing says warmer weather is on the way than fresh berries in the grocery store. Strawberries have been so tempting at the grocery … Continue reading

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Strawberry Oatmeal

Ever since I scored some strawberries at the grocery store for super cheap I have been throwing them into muffins, scones, salads, even my oatmeal. Andrew and I have been enjoying this quick and simple oatmeal all week-long. It is just … Continue reading

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Strawberries ‘n Cream Scones

It isn’t quite strawberry season here in Central Illinois, but you wouldn’t know that by walking through the produce department at the grocery store. The other day I was greeted by numerous containers of plump, bright red strawberries just begging … Continue reading


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California Salad with Zesty Sprouts

Cool off during these dog days of summer with this refreshing California Salad with Zesty Sprouts. Mixed greens are tossed with toasted sunflower seeds, plenty of luscious strawberries, plump blueberries and tossed with a simple zesty orange vinaigrette dressing. I like to serve … Continue reading

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Strawberry Ice Cream

Strawberry Ice Cream has been at the top of my list of ice creams to make since we bought our ice cream maker last summer. Since temperatures have been soaring here in Illinois (103 degree heat index!) I decided give … Continue reading

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