Posts tagged ‘berries’

January 16th, 2014

Blackberry & Gorgonzola Salad with Mixed Berry Vinaigrette

by Chrissy

Blackberry Gorgonzola Salad w Mixed Berry Vinaigrette_LYK6

It’s FRIDAY! We made it! You deserve a cookie. I know I do. This week has been straight up grueling. I am fairly positive I have 4 jobs right now. It’s only a season of transition so I’m trekking, but I’m excited for the day when I can streamline all of it into one.

You could probably tell by the pics, but a lot of berries are involved in the making of this fresh and healthy salad. I guess another … Read more...

January 27th, 2013

Mixed Berry Coffee Cake

by Chrissy


Mixed Berry Coffee Cake_LYK2

Fresh berries are healthy and they are certainly a delightful way to start your day.

Baked in a cakey pillow of coffee cake love and then topped with a crispy spiced brown sugar crumble topping, is whole other story.

Mixed Berry Coffee Cake_LYK1

Healthy. Not so much.

Amazing, down to the very last crumb? Definitely. And sometimes, that’s just what you need.

Mixed Berry Coffee Cake_LYK3

Especially, with Superbowl Sunday coming up, you might need to be building a junk food tolerance this whole week, just to … Read more...

July 2nd, 2012

Red, White & Blue Quinoa Fruit Salad with Vanilla Honey Vinaigrette

by Chrissy

Sometimes you need a little something sweet on your plate to complement your favorite BBQ foods.

This is one of those types of sweet sides.

Here are a few reasons why you should make this for your 4th of July  or Summer BBQing festivities:

1. Quinoa salads are taking America (aka ‘Merica) by storm and you would be silly to leave this type of dish out of your party food line-up.

2. Everybody loves fresh berries. That is a … Read more...

April 22nd, 2012

Lemon Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

by Chrissy

Strawberries are delightful.

Especially when they are stuffed full of sweet lemony cream cheese.

Get excited. The summer berries are coming out to play.

Living in So Cal, luckily we have the option of picking up berries at the grocery store, year round, even in the dead of winter (which, by the way, is sometimes warmer than the summer months when June gloom hits). The only downfall to this scenario is that plump, juicy strawberries aren’t available year round. … Read more...

April 5th, 2012

Springtime Sweets {Easter Feast- Desserts}

by Chrissy

As you can tell, we are getting very excited for Easter Sunday! Want to know why? Well, of course there will be good food, family and friends, but these components are expected at many holiday gatherings; however, Easter is in a league of it’s own.

Here’s a hint, as to why Easter is so rad.

Because the Morris family wakes up at the butt-crack of dawn, bundles up, and heads out for the 6 AM Sunrise service at the … Read more...