9 results for tag: Berries

Strawberry Sorbet

The 17th of May is Norway's independence day!  So in order to celebrate, I am making strawberry sorbet.  This is a perfect summer treat. Ingredients: 4 cups fresh strawberries (or frozen) 3 tablespoon fresh lime juice 1/2 cup coconut milk 1/3 cup maple syrup (see note for alternative)   Instructions: B... More

Special Occasion Breakfast!

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and what an opportunity to let our mothers know how much they mean to us. So, my sister and I decided to make our mom an early Mother’s Day surprise breakfast with some of our favorite recipes. It was especially nice, as my grandma was able to join us. Happy Mother’s Day to all the ... More

Almond Raspberry Cookies

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, the time of year in which we are encouraged, especially by retailers, to show our love and appreciation for each other. So, why not make your loved ones something extra special this year? I love these beautiful cookies, they are “melt-in-your-mouth” delicious, and the fact that they are ... More

Scrumptious Blueberry Scones

Every once in a while we need a treat, and this is one of my absolute favorites. These scones are so fluffy and wonderful, you would not even suspect that they are cholesterol free or that they have some whole wheat flour to increase the fiber and nutrients. Scones are originally from England, but are making their way across ... More

Grandma’s Norwegian Blueberry Jam

Once a year I visit my grandma in Norway, and once a year I get grandma’s wonderful, wild, blueberry jam. There is just nothing like it. I don’t even care that my tongue gets blue and that my teeth look gray. It is definitely worth it. The Norwegian blueberries are small and slightly tart, and the fact that she can pick ... More

Fresh Fruit Popsicles

More popsicles?  Yes indeed!  These are incredible, so incredible in fact that I just had to share them with you.  Only 3 ingredients and voilà... a healthy and delicious treat.   Be creative!  Add some basil to the strawberries, some vanilla to the blueberries... you get the idea! Makes 3 popsicles Ingredients: 1 cup ... More

Spectacular Berry Popsicles

There are few things that make me as happy and taste so delicious as popsicles on a hot summer day.  These are some of my favorites.   The creaminess of the coconut milk with the beauty and texture of the berries blend to make something truly spectacular.  Try them! Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup coconut milk (I use the Thai ... More

Summer Shortcake with Coconut Whipped Cream

Nothing says summer to me like a beautiful cake, topped with coconut whipped cream, and loaded with fresh berries!  This is a family favorite, great for any occasion, but especially nice on a warm summer day, such as the 4th of July, a special birthday, or maybe just "I-need-a-piece-of-cake" day:)   Get creative with the ... More