Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins

Blueberry season in west Michigan is a special time – it is the beginning of peak summer produce and I love to stock up. The locally-grown berries are so sweet and delicious and the perfect addition to these muffins. The cornbread-like batter bakes up beautifully and creates a golden brown, crunchy top. Serve these with Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins

Spinach Feta Phyllo Bake

This dish is a wonderful addition to any holiday brunch or dinner! I love the buttery, flaky crust and creamy spinach filling. Serve this with Greek salad or fresh fruit salad to round out the meal. 3. In a large bowl, add cooked onion and garlic along with the parsley, spinach, egg, feta, mint, dill, Spinach Feta Phyllo Bake

Vanilla Cream Scones

Spring is almost here and strawberries are looking so beautiful at the grocery store right now. The ones I bought today were from Plant City, Florida which is where we would always go with my grandparents growing up. I’m a big fan of strawberry shortcake so I decided these vanilla scones would be a perfect Vanilla Cream Scones

Pumpkin Bread with Maple Chai Glaze

It’s a good time of year to stock up on canned pumpkin because it’s most likely going to be on sale. It adds wonderful flavor to this quick bread but I also love using it in pancakes, cookies and even chili. Serve this bread at your upcoming holiday brunch and prepare to wow your guests! Pumpkin Bread with Maple Chai Glaze

Apple Cake

Fresh, locally grown apples are hard to beat this time of year. The farmers markets are loaded with a variety of them – each one unique in taste, texture and color. Typically for baking you want to go with a more tart apple like Ida Red or Granny Smith, but any variety will work here. Apple Cake

Raspberry Pistachio Baked Oats

I have the best Mom who loves to garden. She’s is always up for a “U-Pick” situation and I’m happy to enjoy the reward! Earlier this week she brought me a quart of fresh picked raspberries and they are soooo good. Reminds me of childhood when I would go out to my Grandpa’s garden and Raspberry Pistachio Baked Oats

Blueberry Peach Sheet Pan Pancake

The farmer’s market here in Michigan is full of delicious produce this time of year. This Saturday I picked up some perfectly ripe peaches and blueberries and wanted a way to enjoy them all week long. This sheet pan pancake method is so easy and works beautifully! You can either serve these pancakes right away Blueberry Peach Sheet Pan Pancake

Fresh Mango Kefir Smoothie

Kefir is a fermented milk that is similar to a drinkable yogurt – full of probiotics that are good for gut health. On it’s own, kefir can be very sour, so I added fresh mango and honey to this smoothie to provide the perfect balance of sweetness. I also added fresh ginger, cinnamon and cayenne Fresh Mango Kefir Smoothie