Mango Strawberry Smoothie

I’ve never been a big fan of smoothies. They have been either so cold that they constrict my chest or they are so full of citric acid that they burn my tongue. But not this smoothie, this smoothie is wonderful. No powders, no sugar, just real fruit. It’s the perfect cool treat after running through life with Stella. To make 2.5 cups of this smoothie, add 1 cup of frozen mango chunks, 1/2 cup of fresh strawberries, and 1 cup … Continue reading

Cherry and White Peach Crisp

Crisps are a wonderful dessert. The nutty, crunchy toppings are definitely my favorite part, and they’re perfect sprinkled over summer-ripe fruit. This cherry and white peach crisp is a great way to make any excess fruit you have taste even more delectable. Serve the crisp hot with a scoop of ice cream, and you have summer perfection on a plate. To make this crisp, preheat your oven to 375ºF. Cut up your fruit into half inch pieces. I used sweet, … Continue reading

Fruity Hawai’i

If you’ve noticed the recent lack of food posts around here, don’t fret! I was off enjoying some eating of my own in tropical Hawaii. I can’t wait to share some of the food treasures I found and other experiences I gathered up while I was away. First things first. LYCHEES! My favorite fruit. Lychees are round fruits covered in a pink, pointyish skin that you peel off to reveal an opal-white, juicy, fleshy fruit. The flesh tastes like a … Continue reading