Fruit & Yogurt Pops

A kid favorite and easy to whip up!! Fruit and Yogurt Pops Ingredients: 1 cup vanilla yogurt 1 banana 1 cup strawberries 1 cup raspberries ½ cup kiwi Craft sticks Directions: Chop banana, strawberries and kiwi into small pieces. In a large bowl mix the fruit with the yogut until mixed together. Scoop evenly into 10 (2-oz.) pop molds. Top with lid of pop mold, and insert craft sticks, leaving 1 1/2 to 2 inches sticking out of pop. Freeze 6 hours or until sticks are solidly anchored and pops are completely frozen. #Fruit #Snack #Dessert

Banana Blueberry Muffins

Try this delicious muffin combination - blueberries and bananas - YUM! Banana Blueberry Muffins Ingredients 3/4 cup nonfat or low-fat buttermilk 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar 1/4 cup canola oil 2 large eggs 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 3 medium) 1 1/4 cups whole-wheat pastry flour 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 1/4 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen Directions 1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat 12 (1/2-cup) muffin cups with cooking spray or line with paper liners. 2. Whisk buttermilk, brown sugar, oil and eggs in a large bowl. Stir in mashed bananas. 3. Whisk whole-wh

Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake INGREDIENTS: Biscuits from scratch 3 cups all purpose flour 3 Tbsp granulated sugar 1 1/2 Tbsp baking powder 3/4 teaspoon salt 12 Tbsp cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract STRAWBERRIES AND WHIPPING CREAM: 3 baskets of fresh strawberries 1/2 cup sugar Whipping cream Vanilla METHOD: Sift the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt into a large bowl. Toss with a fork to combine. Cut the butter into the flour mixture with a pastry cutter or a fork until the largest pieces of butter are the size of peas. (Or pulse several times in a food processor.) Combine the cream and vanilla in a liquid measure. Make a well in th

Yakisoba (Japanese Stir Fry Noodles)

Yakisoba (Japanese Stir Fry Noodles) Ingredients: 1 package Yakisoba Noodles ½ onion 1 carrot 1 stalk of celery 1 red pepper 4 cabbage leaves 2 Tbsp cooking oil Dash of salt and pepper Yakisoba Sauce: 4 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp soy sauce 1 tsp granulated sugar Directions: 1. Whisk all the ingredients for Yakisoba sauce and set aside. 2. Slice the onion, cut the carrot into julienned strips, cut the cabbage, celery and red pepper into small bite pieces. 3. In a skillet or wok, heat oil on medium high heat. Cook the onion, carrot and red pepper for 1-2 minutes. 4. Add the cabbage and cook until almost tender. 5. Season with salt and pepper. 6. Transfer the yakisoba noodles to a sieve a

Sunflower Fig Energy Bites

A great summer snack and easy to take on the go! Sunflower Fig Energy Bites Ingredients For the balls 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 10 dried figs (stems removed) Zest and juice of 1 lemon 1/4 tsp cardamom For the coating 2 tbsp sunflower seeds Instructions In a food processor, pulse 2 tbsp of sunflower seeds until the consistency is almost like flour. A few little chunks are fine. Do not over process as it will become sticky. Pour into a small bowl and set aside. In the same food processor, place 1/2 cup sunflower seeds, figs, lemon zest, lemon juice, and cardamom. Processes until it forms sticky dough. Roll about a tbsp of dough into a ball. Repeat with the remaining dough until gone. Roll each b

Fresh Vegetable Spring Rolls w/ Dipping Sauce

Spring and Vegetables - two of our favorite things! Fresh Vegetable Spring Rolls with Dipping Sauce (Serves 8) Ingredients: 1 head of butter lettuce 1 cup shredded carrots 1 avocado 1 cucumber 2 cups bean sprouts ½ cup chopped cilantro Salt and Pepper 1 TBSP lemon juice Rice Paper Spring Roll Wrappers Directions: Combine all vegetables in a bowl and season with salt and pepper. Submerge the spring roll wrapper into a dish of water. Remove excess water with a paper towel. Put a strip of filling onto one side of the wrapper. Fold over the ends and roll tightly like you would a burrito. Soy Dipping Sauce ½ cup soy sauce ¼ cup rice vinegar 2 tablespoon sesame oil Pinch of sugar Combine all ing

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

A delightful treat to make with fresh summer berries! Ingredients: Filling: 6 cups (1/2-inch) slices rhubarb (about 2 pounds) 2 1/2 cups halved strawberries ¾ cup brown sugar ¼ cup granulated sugar 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon grated orange rind 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon Topping: 2/3 cup all-purpose flour (about 3 ounces) 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup regular oats 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon Dash of salt 6 tablespoons chilled butter, cut into small pieces Preparation: 1. Preheat oven to 375°. 2. To prepare filling, combine the first 7 ingredients. Spoon into a buttered 13 x 9–inch baking dish. 3. To prepare topping combine flour and next 5 ingredients in a medium bowl; cut in

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