The Strawberries of Summer

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‘Tis the season for strawberries! Juicy, sweet, lush organic strawberries. (I’m stipulating organic when it comes to strawberries because they are one of the top-sprayed fruits, and seeing as you’re eating the outside of the berry, it makes sense to opt for organic strawberries.) Most of the time, I like to have a variety of […]

Dining At Aphrodite’s Table

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Ah…Mighty Aphrodite, goddess of love and lust, said to drive suitors mad with desire. For centuries scientists have searched for the magic potion capable of unleashing the full force of human fertility, sexual potency, and sexual desire. Flash forward to modern times where specialized fields of medicine treat both impotence and infertility and the term […]

Super Powered Sunday Smoothies

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If you don’t know what to serve for breakfast this morning … This health-promoting smoothie recipe provides a wonderful combination of flavors and nutrition to your healthiest way of eating. The addition of tahini helps keep you satiated for a longer period than your usual smoothie. Strawberry Smoothie  Prep and Cook Time: 5 minutes Ingredients: […]

Foody Ways To Have a Rockin’ Fourth of July

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Fourth of July is right around the corner. For most people this means BBQs, fireworks and lots of fun! How can you make the day we celebrate America’s independence special? Try these great tips and recipes and please share your own in the comments! Make your own Red, White and Blue Popsicles Cook Time: 4 […]

Portable Oats & Fruity Smoothies

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  It’s true: oatmeal makes a great breakfast. But not the flavored, sugared, powdery instant oats that are more chemicals and sweeteners than they are oats. Plain, old-fashioned rolled oats are a much better choice…and you can flavor them any way you want! You could even cook a giant batch once or twice a week […]

A New Take on Sweet & Sour – Spring-Into-Summer Salad with Strawberries, Asparagus & Pickles

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What do strawberries and pickles have in common? More than you’d think! In honor of spring shading (sunning?) into summer, I thought I’d try making a seasonal sweet-and-sour salad by tossing together strawberries and pickles. Roasted asparagus and Romaine lettuce provided the backdrop, and a creamy Dijon dressing tied it all together. It’s simple and […]

A European (Turned American) Twist on Strawberries & Cream

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In the wide-ranging world of dairy, there are two main classifications: fresh (or sweet) and cultured (or sour) dairy products. Fresh-milk products are made with just-milked milk that has not yet had a chance to ferment and age into more complex flavors. This includes fresh whipped cream, most ice creams*, most soft and creamy cheeses, […]

Love Our Berry Posts? Here’s More On Strawberries!

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Want healthy, glowing skin? Get it naturally by replacing high-calorie snacks with berries. Berries are great sources of cancer-fighting nutrients, like vitamin C and fiber, says the American Institute for Cancer Research. The strawberry, in particular, is packed with ellagic acid, which can prevent skin cancers. Plus, a strawberry has high antioxidant levels that help protect […]

Featuring Two of Summer’s Stars: Strawberries & Wild Salmon

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It’s finally arrived, folks: wild salmon season! The sustainable wild salmon fisheries up in Alaska are running at peak capacity right now, which means not only can you get fresh wild salmon – as opposed to frozen – you’ll probably have a choice of different varieties available at your local fishmonger shop.  (Superior Fish had […]

Red, White, and Blueberry Salad

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Looking for a delicious fruit salad that won’t cost much time or money to make? This one is Red, White, and Blue and perfect for a summer BBQ or the Fourth of July. Here’s all you need: 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 cup honey 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint 3 cups fresh blueberries 1 […]