Strawberries are finally in season! In the summer, ripe berries are sweet enough to be served as dessert on their own, but they taste twice as nice baked into a dessert that combines salty and sweet, crispy and syrupy. Complemented by a simple basil ice cream (no ice cream maker necessary!), these treats are a delightful way to make the most of summer. I made the true crisp dessert once, then made a deconstructed version for easy serving in pretty glass dishes- both sets of instructions are included in the recipe.
By the way, I’m submitting this recipe to DJ’s Sugar Shack’s Whatcha Whipped Up Wedneday!
Head over to her page full of treats for a round up of lots of delicious desserts! Continue reading →
I always spend more of my time at the grocery store in the fresh produce section, paying special attention to the fruit offered. The last few weeks, I have found beautiful strawberries! In addition to using these strawberries for smoothies, they also dress up a salad. Spring is (I hope) here, and it is time to change your palette !
Although Jamba Juice and Smoothie King offer delicious fruity treats, they can be a pricey snack. Making my own smoothies always intimated me. I thought there was no way to possibly make one to my smoothie chain shop standards. Luckily, two things happened to me. Continue reading →