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How to build a smoothie

Smoothies make a great snack, meal replacement, or a pre/post workout meal, especially during these hot summer days. They are convenient and easy to prepare. All you need is a handy blender and a few basic ingredients. I came across this neat infographic with a guide on how to create delicious smoothies. According to Tess...

Tart Cherry Pecan Crisp Recipe

Chicago’s Green City Market has compiled a cookbook featuring a collection of recipes gathered from their community of customers, volunteers, farmers, and Chicago chefs. The cookbook includes 88 seasonal recipes based on ingredients from the Market. There’s appetizers, entrees, soups and desserts for each season. Each recipe features a short story submitted by the recipe’s...

Simple Cherry Pie Recipe

I came across this recipe on Yahoo! Food for a basic cherry pie. It part of their Your First series, which shares versions of recipes for foods that you might think is too hard to make but really isn’t that bad. In this recipe, there’s an option to use either a store-bought crust or a...

Raspberry Shrimp Salad Recipe From Redpack Tomatoes

Salads are great for the summer. I recently received a salad starter kit from Redpack Tomatoes along with some of their new summer salad recipes featuring their canned tomatoes. There’s petite diced tomatoes as well as diced tomatoes in juice – all natural and ready for use. Here’s the recipe for the Raspberry Shrimp Salad....

Strawberries on Coconut Quickbread Squares

Driscoll’s is no stranger to strawberries and this month, Driscoll’s is drawing attention to the delicious the strawberry shortcake with recipes, variations, and different takes on the dessert. By the way, National Strawberry Shortcake Day is on June 14th! I decided to put together a cake constructed using coconut flour-based quick bread topped with sliced...

Bee’s Knees Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

It’s definitely tempting to indulge in peanut butter straight from the jar. Typically I would say a tablespoon is a reasonable and satisfying portion. What to do with a spoonful of peanut butter? One of my favorite things to do with a spoonful of peanut butter is to incorporate it in my breakfast, say peanut...