There are tons of brownies recipes, many of them excellent, so how do you choose? These brownies are special because they have a burst of raspberry flavor throughout the brownie, and there is no better sweet pairing in my opinion than chocolate and raspberry. The cream cheese addition means these brownies are soft and creamy …
Fruit can play so many different roles in our lifestyles, whether that be snacking, specific diet approaches or celebrations and holidays.
This category explores the various uses of fruits & preserves, using them in:
– fruit shrub syrups for craft cocktails or non-alcoholic drinks;
– easy summer desserts like cobblers;
– fancy celebration desserts;
– whole food snacking
– low carb diet options
Many of the dishes found on my blog are focused on a low carb lifestyle, and therefore involve recipes that have been modified to be appropriate to a low carb, slow carb or keto diet. Not all fruit is compliant with these diets, but the recipes designated “low carb” offer options and substitutions to make delicious low carb fruit desserts.
You will also find a variety of recipes made with non-compliant fruit and/or jams and preserves. These higher carb options are typically some of the early blog recipes, but they still have a place, whether that be for a specific celebration or holiday, or to send a favorite item in a care package.
The Brits do love their steamed puddings, from the Christmas “figgy pudding” to all kinds of sweet and savory renditions. After making this persimmon steamed pudding, I echo their pudding love. It was delicious, and doesn’t require specialized equipment. Most of the “time” is down time while it is steaming away. What is a Steamed …
This is an easy 5-minute plum sauce that pairs wonderfully with many different types of fish (and other proteins). The bite of the plums is a wonderful addition to cod, tuna, mahi mahi or salmon. This recipe is for pan-fried fish but the plum sauce would work with grilled, baked or even poached fish. Plum …
Meyer lemons taste like a cross between a lemon and an orange, but they are quite expensive. This faux “meyer lemon” pie has a low carb nut crust and a no-bake lemon-orange filling. Perfect for celebrations where there are a variety of lifestyles and tastebuds! How to Modify Pie Recipes to Low Carb The Fruit: …
This taste test compares two versions of a grilled cheese and tomato jam sandwich – one with Velveeta and refined white bread, and one with gouda and robust seeded bread from the bakery. Processed vs Non-processed Cheese There is an ongoing controversy at our house regarding Velveeta. Is it really a cheese or something else? …
Using shrub syrups in drinks is a way to make awesome cocktails or mocktails at home!
A Salty Dog cocktail is an easy cocktail to have at home but it is taken to the level of a craft cocktail when you add Grapefruit Cardamom Shrub Syrup
Protein smoothies can be an extremely effective way to get a low carb, filling and nutritious breakfast on a low carb diet
A low carb shrub syrup can bring berry desserts to a new level without a lot of added sugar. Perfect for low carb lifestyles
This is a recipe for using marmalades in chocolate dipped cookies, both a quick and easy version and a homemade version
Low carb blueberry recipes include a low carb dinner salad with chicken and blueberries, some blueberry rum popsicles for a low carb dessert, and a blueberry protein smoothie for a low carb breakfast. Besides being a healthy superfood, blueberries freeze perfectly and are one of those fruits you can enjoy year-round. Low Carb Dinner: Salads …
Strawberries are a win for breakfast, lunch or desserts. These four classic strawberry recipes enhance the flavor with unique flavor twists
Recipe for peanut butter cookies with Raspberry Chambord Jam filling
Winter is a time to enjoy the comfort of hygge and making this Plum Amaretto Butter and serving on warm rye toast is an incredible cozy treat
Blueberry shrub syrup is great in making craft cocktails at home. This is a DIY on how to make shrub syrups and craft cocktails using Blueberry shrub syrups.