Category Archive: Fruit

Kefir Berry Smoothie with Flax Oil & The Quarry Trail Hike

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I am trying some new foods on The 17 Day Diet. For instance, Kefir (kee-fur) is something I hadn’t tried before. I didn’t even know what it was until I read about it on line. In simple terms, it is a fermented, probiotic, milk drink made with Kefir grains. Probiotics are friendly bacteria that live in your …

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When Life Gives You Lemons – Rejoice!

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If you have followed my blog for very long you know how much my daughter Katy and I love Meyer Lemons. Our neighbors are kind enough to share their bounty with us when they have more than they can eat. It’s not same as being able to walk into your own backyard and pick one …

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To Die For Cranberry Coconut Squares

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That really is the name of this amazing dessert bar. It all starts with a buttery crust layered with a lemony filling and topped with tart cranberries and sweet coconut. What’s not to love? A small serving is all you need to be satisfied because each little square is bursting with flavor! This time of year I …

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Roasted Caramel – Glazed Cinnamon Apples

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Even though I didn’t feel so great over the weekend we still managed to enjoy some really good eats. Food makes me happy – I don’t apologize for it either! Since I was playing couch potato for much of Saturday and my lap top was – well- on my lap (isn’t that why it’s called …

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Sorbet & Berries

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Sometimes simple ideas turn out to be the best! We had guests for dinner last night and to make it easy on myself I served store bought sorbet with fresh berries and a plate of Lemon Coconut Bars. Two flavors of Sorbet are so much more fun than one. I went with strawberry and lemon. …

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