Dessert

New Year’s Eve Recipes for the Figgy Pudding-Weary

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Here’s a re-post from 2008. I still feel the same way! If you are like me at this time of year, you are one table full of sweet, highly-refined and fatty treats from running for the hills to subsist off roots and berries. But there is one more culinary hurdle to leap before the party […]

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Rustic Berry Tart

Dessert

This is less of a real recipe than an excuse to post pictures of berries. They’re just so beautiful.  And so special. I love berries and they’re insanely nutritious, too. The strawberries were first, then the black raspberries, and now finally some blackberries have started to ripen.  We’ll have a few blueberries later, but since […]

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Strawberry Pie

Dessert

After a trip to a Pick-Your-Own strawberry patch this past weekend, I had some berries begging for something more than smoothies or cereal.  Here’s what I came up with.  It’s a no-sugar (just honey) added, flourless pie with a combination cooked puree filling and fresh berries. As we dived in, we had the same discussion […]

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Easy Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake

Dessert

I’ve decided it’s spring.  June, even. We may get a blizzard next week, but I don’t care.  I’m ready for some strawberry shortcake. This is inspired by thekitchn.com’s No-Bake Strawberry Icebox Cake. I’ve never been much of a regular graham cracker fan, though, and I wanted to go in a chocolate direction, with a cheesecake […]

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Fresh Fig Tart with Almond Crust

Dessert

This post is brought to you by Jenny, from Nourished Kitchen, this weeks giveaway product vendor.  Click HERE for a sneak peek.  See the THURSDAY post to enter. I love desserts (especially healthy, real food desserts), and this fresh fig tart is no exception. And I don’t believe in deprivation. We Americans have a disrupted relationship […]

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