Category Archives: Fruit

Blueberry Cornbread Muffins

If you’re a fan of cornbread and cornbread muffins, here’s a spring-and-summery version you can enjoy, made with fresh blueberries! The blueberries give this slightly-sweet made-from-scratch cornbread a great flavor. And the corn kernels help make the muffins good and moist. There’s buttermilk mixed into the batter too, for a little extra zing. What’s not to love about these tender and tasty muffins?

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Strawberry-Honey Agua Fresca

While thumbing through a magazine the other day, I found a little note about Agua Fresca and how you could blend watermelon, cucumber, or cantaloupe with lime juice and a little sugar, then strain and serve over ice. That reminded me of an Agua Fresca recipe I made a few years back. It’s made a little differently–—I used strawberries and didn’t strain it. I also used honey instead of sugar. 

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Strawberry Fruit Dressing and Dip

The weather is warming up nicely, and when it’s warm outside, I tend to eat more fruit because it’s so refreshing. And when you serve fruit with a dressing or dip, it makes a great warm-weather snack or dessert! This Strawberry Fruit Dressing and Dip is big on strawberry flavor and really good served with strawberries or a mix of fresh fruit chunks—pineapples, sliced bananas, apple wedges…whatever fruit you like!

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Corn and Blueberry Salad

Sometimes you come across a recipe that sounds so different, you just have to try it! I love all the ingredients in this Corn and Blueberry Salad, but I never would have thought of putting them together myself! What a brilliant idea this salad is…a sweet and savory mix of lots of yummy, healthy ingredients. The sweetness of the corn complements the blueberries…and the red onion, jalapeno, and cilantro give this salad a nice savory punch. And I have to mention the cucumbers, too, that give this salad and side dish a great crunchiness!

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Orange Pear Kale Green Smoothie

I still had some extra kale after making my Roasted Veggie and Kale Salad, so I thought I’d make a smoothie with some of it! I had read awhile back that kale has 10 times the vitamin C, 4 times the vitamin A, almost 2 times the vitamin K, and more calcium and vitamin B6 than spinach does. If that’s true, kale is definitely super-nutritious!

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