Category: Fruit

17 Sep

Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie Bowl

Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie Bowl | Foodinary

Today we’re talking about smoothie bowl recipes. One of the best smoothie tips I’ve ever received is to always use frozen fruit instead of fresh because it eliminates the need for ice.  Therefore, the tiny freezer in my apartment is now 80% frozen fruit – 20% other stuff.  The problem that many people run into […]

15 Sep

The Best Apples for Baking, Eating, & Juicing

Apple Guide | Foodinary

Welcome to Autumn! This is by far one of my favorite times of the year and in order to celebrate one of season’s best ingredients, I’ve created something very special for all of you. Introducing the 2015 Foodinary Apple Guide:  The Best Apples for Baking, Eating, & Juicing. This PDF Guide shares my top picks for […]

02 Sep

Black Cherry Ice Cream

Black Cherry Ice Cream | Foodinary

With Labor Day Weekend drawing near, the end of summer is sadly coming faster than I would like.  It only seems appropriate to celebrate with a treat that truly sums up a Michigan summer : Black Cherry Ice Cream. I made this Black Cherry Ice Cream “Philadelphia-Style” instead of in the “French-Style”.  When you make a […]

12 Aug

Zingy Lemon Bars

Zingy Lemon Bars

I often forget how much I enjoy Lemon Bars.  The zingy lemon filling on top of a crumbly shortbread crust is just delightful so it’s hard to believe the first printed recipe of this classic American dessert didn’t come about until 1963 by Betty Crocker. It’s not a dessert I make often, but it always […]

13 Jul

Kale and Melon Green Juice

Kale and Melon Green Juice

In this season of picnics and barbecues, it can be very easy to overeat.  Now don’t get me wrong, I adore eating ribs, burgers, brats, pasta salad, you name it – but sometimes it can leave you feeling a little stuffed.  After a weekend filled with this heavy but delicious fare I like to make […]

07 Feb

Hearty Green Salad with Roasted Pears

Green Salad with Pears

Who says a salad can’t be a little indulgent? When I first started this hearty green salad, I wasn’t quite sure how it would taste.  I like all like all of the ingredients separately, but wasn’t sure how they would meld as a unit.  This salad is a combination of baby spinach and kale, black […]

16 May

Grapefruit Granitas

Grapefruit Granita

My recipes don’t always turn out as planned.  A few weeks ago, I made an awesome Strawberry-Basil Sorbet for a freelance job and was on a total ice cream/sorbet kick.  Now I don’t have one of those fancy ice-cream makers, and this makes creating homemade ice cream a bit difficult.  So I was having a […]

02 Apr

Banana Pecan Muffins

Banana Pecan Muffin

I always buy bananas with the best of intentions – I have these grandiose plans of trying out multiple smoothie recipes and munching on peanut butter and banana sandwiches each morning.  Unfortunately, I often forget I have those bananas in my cupboard and before I know it they are developing those black spots all over […]

18 Mar

Lemon Poppyseed Pancakes


When I was a little girl, my dad used to make my brothers and I the neatest pancakes on our birthdays.  He would carefully spoon the batter on the griddle to form the number we were turning that year.  It was pretty cute and he got quite good at it over the years!  Pancakes always […]

08 Feb

Carrot and Apple Cake

Carrot and Apple Cake

Carrot Cake is a dessert I always considered to be very “American” – along with staples such as apple pie or chocolate chip cookies, a moist carrot cake with cream cheese frosting seemed to be something served on most American tables throughout the years.  After doing a little digging though, I came to learn that […]


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