July 27, 2014

10 Essential Tips For Choosing and Storing Perfect Blueberries in Bulk-Buying Season

I admit it. I’m a blueberry fanatic. In fact, around this time of year, I become so obsessed by blueberries that I often find myself wanting to include them in every meal of the day. But if you’re like me, a busy schedule means that you can’t stop by local grocers or farm stands daily for your summer-time blueberries fix. That means you need to buy your blueberries – whether wild or cultivated – on the weekends in quantity and then make sure that your precious berry cache lasts through the week.

Luckily, buying blueberries in bulk has a number of attractive benefits. Not only are berries in bulk generally less expensive, but a bigger buy also allows one to justify a special, once-a-week trip to purchase the blueberries directly from the local farmers who picked them. Sourcing my berries locally means I can ensure that I’m getting the absolute freshest produce, while also supporting family farms and gleaning valuable insights into how the berries were grown, picked and packaged. Read the rest of this entry »

July 26, 2014

3 Very Cool No-Bake Berry Cheesecake Ideas

Berry Cheesecakes

Earlier this week, Recipe4Living published a useful piece featuring twelve very enticing no-bake berry desserts. Being in the mood for something cool but luscious for this weekend, I thought three recipes from the article were particularly appealing. Read the rest of this entry »

November 30, 2013

2 Ingredient Frozen Blueberry Treat

 

The other day while perusing my Instagram feed I came across a photo of yogurt-dipped blueberries. After seeing that I decided that I was going to make them. So I did. And they were pretty good, if I can say so myself. Read the rest of this entry »

July 22, 2013

It’s Time I Got KIND

 

Granola bars are a go to snack in my house. Boxes of every flavor they offer literally line my countertops. They are so easy to just throw in your bag and save for that 2:00 post-lunch/pre-dinner snack. I also eat one in the morning as a quick breakfast snack. My problem? Granola day after day can get pretty boring let me tell ya. So I thought I’d switch gears and test out these KIND fruit and nut bars that I found at the grocery store.  Read the rest of this entry »

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