Category Archives: Fruit

Sugar Free Berry Berry Dessert – Fresh and Healthy

Sugar Free Berry Berry Dessert – Fresh and Healthy

Looking for a dessert that is satisfying without the calories?  This double berry recipe could not be easier or tastier!  The crunch of the toasted pecans with the sweetness of the berries added to creamy mascarpone cheese is oh so yummy! 2 types of berries – strawberries, blackberries, blueberries or raspberries Toasted pecans 3/4 c.…Continue Reading

What can you say about a fruit salad?

What can you say about a fruit salad?

  Not much, but we’ll try!  We got together to work on our blog today when the hunger of lunchtime hit.  A fruit salad sounded nice and light after indulging in summertime vacation foods, impromptu get-togethers, and lots of great wine. We put this fruit salad together in no time and it hit the spot!…Continue Reading

Frozen Key Lime Pie – A Sweet Fiesta Finish

Frozen Key Lime Pie – A Sweet Fiesta Finish

Instead of the traditional Mexican desserts, i.e., flan or churros, try this Frozen Key Lime Pie recipe to end your Fiesta on a sweet note.  This is an original recipe from one of our favorite chefs, Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa.  One of the great things about this pie is you can make it days…Continue Reading

Sticky Toffee Date Pudding

Sticky Toffee Date Pudding

Vicki’s son-in-law, George,  just celebrated his 30th birthday.  George is from the land down under and Vicki made him this special dessert to reminded him of home.   Happy birthday, George!  Hip, hip, hooray! The term “pudding” is used in Australia and the United Kingdom for very moist cake.  This dessert is simple to make.…Continue Reading

Panna Cotta Dessert With An American Twist

Panna Cotta Dessert With An American Twist

“How about we post Panna Cotta for a dessert recipe,” Vicki asked.  I replied, “A what?  That doesn’t even sound like food.”  And there you have it, Vicki’s knowledge and experience in all things food are far superior to not only me, but I believe to most everyday cooks as well.  Here’s the good news…Continue Reading