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Whether it be breakfast in bed, strawberry desserts, garden design tips or fancy cocktails, we have you covered.  Check out these 34 ideas for great Mother’s Day treats and  gifts from the heart.

Easy Carrot Tart with Goat Cheese & Ricotta

This vegetable tart featuring carrots, a puff pastry crust and a tangy lemon-ricotta filling is perfect for Easter, Mother’s Day or Spring picnics. It’s easy and the ingredients are flexible enough to suit a range of tastes. Make ahead and keep in the refrigerator. It will keep perfectly for several days. Easiest Way to Make …

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Italian Strawberry Tiramisu Cake: No-Cook Desssert (dolce di fragole)

Italian tiramisu often involves coffee and/or eggs. This light no-cook version is made with fresh strawberries, layered on top of Italian ladyfinger cookies and topped with whipped cream and chilled in the refrigerator. Jump to: RECIPE | What is Tiramisu? | Ingredients & Substitutions | Step by Step Photos | Common Questions This post may …

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Salmon Omelet & Strawberry Lavender Cocktails for Brunch

Brunch is often a special occasion or a social gathering and if you are making brunch at home it is fun to add some more unique dishes. A salmon omelet, strawberry infused champagne and a citrus marmalade are a few ideas to make your brunch special. Strawberry Lavender Champagne Cocktail This drink is so good …

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Beginners Guide to Growing Herbs in Containers

This is a summary of the key requirements to successfully growing a variety of themed herb gardens in containers, whether on your deck, balcony or indoors. It covers which herbs to combine for Mediterranean, Mexican or Indian cuisines, for Tea Gardens, for Salad Gardens or for Cocktail Gardens. Which Herbs to Grow Together: Themes for …

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Low Carb Panna Cotta with Strawberry Balsamic Sauce

Developing low carb desserts without using sugar substitutes is challenging.  The best route to go if you are on a low carb diet is to opt for a dessert that is high in fat instead of carbs. This rich and creamy panna cotta with a strawberry balsamic sauce is a perfect low carb dessert. Jump …

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Low Carb Zucchini Frittata for Breakfast or Snacks

The standard breakfast fare on the Slow Carb Diet is eggs, beans and spinach.  On keto diets it tends to be either eggs and bacon (no beans).  This low carb zucchini frittata is a fun, and fairly easy, breakfast to change up your routine a bit. It makes a great, portable lunch snack also! Add …

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Limoncello Blondies for Earth Day, Mother’s Day & Spring Celebrations

This blondie (a non-chocolate brownie) is a lemony, tender bar with a Limoncello-spiked frosting. Perfect for easy Spring baking, Easter, Mother’s Day or to ward off the Winter doldrums! Citrus is always a refreshing flavor in Spring, and the Limoncello frosting really enhances the citrus flavor. Sometimes serendipity hands you a prize, and these blondies …

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