10 Amazing Raspberry Recipes

10 Amazing Raspberry Recipes including raspberry chocolate bark, raspberry donuts, raspberry ice cream and other easy raspberry recipes.

Raspberry season is here! This makes me super excited because I love berry season. Here in the Pacific Northwest, berries are very expensive in the off season and they get much more reasonable in the on-season. I buy so much that I freeze them and end up with great frozen berries for use all year […]

Banana Split Yogurt Popsicles

Banana Split Yogurt Popsicles

A delicious family dessert favorite lightened up with fresh fruit and Greek yogurt in place of sugar laden ice cream. These Banana Split Yogurt Pops fill your craving for sweets without overdosing you on sugar, fat, and calories; the best part is that the kids love them!!! Beside the fun of eating these pops, the kids […]

How to Make Lemonade

How to Make Lemonade with lemons. This homemade lemonade recipe is the perfect balance of sweet and tart. Tip for making perfect lemonade every time.

I walked into the kitchen and discovered my son juicing lemons. He had already located the sugar and told me he was going to make lemonade. I took a picture because I wanted my husband to see what happens when I fold laundry or clean the bathrooms, so he might gain an appreciation for a […]

Mojito Fruit Salad: Melon & Berry Salad with Mint-Lime Dressing

Mojito Fruit Salad: Watermelon & Berry Salad with Mint-Lime Dressing - A ruit salad made of watermelon, cantaloupe, and berries flavored with mint and lime.

We love fruit salads! Usually when I make a fruit salad, I simply use watermelon, cantaloupe, and grapes. It doesn’t even need a dressing, because let’s face it, watermelon, cantaloupe, and grapes are good enough on their own. They don’t require a dressing. But sometimes I like to get a little fancy. On those occasions, I […]

Easy Summer Couscous Chicken Salad

Easy Summer Couscous Chicken Salad

Summertime is the perfect time to bring out all the cold salad recipes. There is so many fresh vegetables to choose from to make awesome crowd-pleasing salads and many salads are easy to put together. This easy summer couscous chicken salad is sure to be a hit at the next BBQ or potluck you attend […]

10 Awesome Coconut Recipes

10 Awesome Coconut Recipes

Coconut has been big in the food culture lately. Not only is coconut oil popular for its versatility in anything from beauty products to cleaning products, but coconut itself is popular because of its health claims. Coconut has been argued to not be healthy since it contains fat and is sweet, but don’t let that stop you. […]

Easy Homemade Blueberry Popsicles Recipe

Easy homemade blueberry popsicles made with fresh blueberries

My 7 year old really enjoys popsicles and frozen treats in the summer.  I feel better about letting him eat sweets when I know they are made with real fruit! When I am short on time, I just pour pure fruit juice in popsicle molds. My kids actually enjoy my fruit juice popsicles quite a bit. However, when I have […]

Announcing: Prep-Ahead Meals From Scratch

Prep-Ahead Meals From Scratch Cookbook by Alea Milham

It’s official! I can finally share my very exciting news with you! I am writing a cookbook: Prep-Ahead Meals From Scratch. It will be published by Page Street Publishing. We still have several more months of work before it will be available, but we have moved into the fun phase: pictures! I am currently working with […]

10 Delicious Green Bean Recipes

10 Delicious Green Bean Recipes including how to can green beans, how to freeze green beans, roasted green beans and more green bean recipes.

When I grew my very first garden, I made sure to plant some green beans. I actually planted a bunch of other things that didn’t work out for one reason or another, but the green beans were the hardiest of the bunch, so I was super happy to harvest enough to throw into my slow-cooker […]

Summer Vegetables Shrimp Fried Rice

Summer Vegetables Shrimp Fried Rice recipe- This easy to make fried rice recipe is perfect for summer meals because you get to enjoy your garden's bounty, too!

In the Midwest, warm weather is a much cherished commodity. And a big part of summer-time food fun is the veritable treasure trove of veggies readily available. For this Summer Vegetables Shrimp Fried Rice I use some non-typical vegetables you’re not going to find in your local Chinese restaurant variety. This one has sweet corn […]

10 Awesome Elderberry Recipes

10 Awesome Elderberry Recipes including how to make elderberry syrup, how to grow elderberries, the benefits of elderberries and how to use elderberries.

Elderberries are not new, but using them in wellness products and recipes is something that is trending right now. If you have never tried elderberries, they are somewhat sour and somewhat sweet. They sort of remind me of a cross between a blueberry and a cranberry. Let’s look at why elderberries are good for you […]

Southwest Stuffed Peppers

Southwest Stuffed Peppers

  These Southwest stuffed peppers are a new and delicious take on a classic dish. Filled with rice, ground beef, and plenty of spicy flavor, they are sure to become a new favorite for anyone that likes a little kick in their meal. This dish is fast, easy, and tastes great: a perfect combination. Adjust the seasonings to […]

10 Tantalizing Blackberry Recipes

10 Tantalizing Blackberry Recipes including blackberry smoothie recipes, blackberry BBQ sauce, blackberry desserts and how to freeze blackberries.

If you are lucky enough to have a blackberry bush growing somewhere in your yard, you know that not only do they yield a lot if you have a bunch of them, but they taste amazing. Even if you don’t have a blackberry bush, now is the season for them, and you will find them […]

10 Amazing Goji Berry Recipes

10 Amazing Goji Berry Recipes including goji berry smoothies, where to buy goji berries and other recipes using goji berries.

Goji berries exploded on the scene a few years back and this was when people really started talking about superfoods. What is awesome about goji berries is, they are both a fruit and and herb so they have many natural benefits as well as great taste. If you have never tried a goji berry, they […]

10 Delicious Cucumber Recipes

10 Delicious Cucumber Recipes including recipes for cucumber salad, smoothies using cucumber and cucumber appetizers.

Cucumbers are cool and refreshing, perfect for many dishes and, of course, perfect for pickling. One thing that’s great about cucumbers is many things that the possibilities are endless when it comes to how to enjoy them. They are even good for removing under-eye puffiness! If you bought a bunch of cucumbers and want to […]

How to Make Watermelon Cupcakes With Real Watermelon

how to make watermelon cupcakes from real watermelon

I am trying to cut back on the amount of refined sugar that I consume. August is birthday month in our house, making my goal a little more difficult. Instead of skipping the sweets at the family birthday party or giving in to temptation and over-indulging, I decided to make watermelon cupcakes. When I say […]

10 Tangy Onion Recipes Plus Tips for Preserving Onions

10 Tangy Onion Recipes including a french onion soup recipe, pickled onion recipe, baked bloomin' onion recipe and how to freeze onions.

The onion is something you will find in pretty much every recipe in some form or another, whether it is onion powder, onion salt or just chopped onions by themselves. The onion provides such great flavor to recipes that it is hard to leave it out. When you consider the variety of onions available for your many recipes, […]

10 Great Flax Seed Recipes

10 Great Flax seed Recipes including how to use flax seed as an egg replacement, flax seeds in baked goods and flax seed recipe ideas.

I have been using flax in my foods for a while. If you are new to using flax seeds, you should know that they are super versatile and can be bought both in whole seed form and in powder for ease of use. You can buy flax seeds and flax meal in bulk and save […]