Summer Favorites – Melons and Berries

There are plenty of reasons to love the months of June through August, from the opportunities to enjoy some vacation air away from home, to the quiet evenings on the lawn enjoying slurpy fruits, with little worry about their dripping juices. At home or away, melons and berries can’t be beat, with their vibrant colors,… Read more

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Beet Strings

Salad: 4 cups spinach 8 strawberries 2 Tbs raw walnuts, crushed 2 Tbs raw pumpkin seeds 1 beet, peeled, then spiralized or shredded Dressing: 6 Tbs  sherry vinegar or raw apple cider vinegar 1 cup olive oil 4 Tbs dijon mustard 2 Tbs. chopped parsley Sea salt Pepper Blend ingredients in a Bullet or by… Read more

May is for Strawberries!

Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God ever did! William Butler, 17th Century Years ago, a dear friend of mine awakened me to the fact that of all the things there are to celebrate in May, the annual entrance of strawberries during that month is one of the greatest.  I believed… Read more

Strawberry-Vanilla Sauce

Drizzle over Raw Banana Ice Cream* or cut up fruit, or add to sparkling beverages and lemonade. Makes 2 cups 2 ½ cups coarsely chopped strawberries 2 Tbs agave nectar or coconut nectar 1 vanilla bean pod Combine the strawberries and agave in a food processor.  Using the pulse button, process to coarsely chop the… Read more

Strawberry Fields Salad

For the salad: 6 cups mixed spring greens (or other dark leafy green mixture) 6 large strawberries, washed, tops removed and sliced 1 small bunch of fresh basil or mint leaves, chopped 1/3 cup candied nuts (optional) 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion, (optional) 1/4 cup nutritional yeast (optional) For the dressing: 1/4 cup cold… Read more

Strawberry Fields Salad

For the salad: 6 cups mixed spring greens (or other dark leafy green mixture) 6 large strawberries, washed, tops removed and sliced 1 small bunch of fresh basil or mint leaves, chopped 1/3 cup candied nuts (optional) 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion, optional 1/4 cup rawmesan cheese (see recipe below) For the dressing: 1/4… Read more