Blueberry Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

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I just have to say, I love blueberries.  Not only do they have so many health benefits, they’re refreshing, sweet, and perfect in just about everything.  I don’t know how you eat this berry, but for me they go in cereal, muffins, breads, on top of ice cream, in frostings, cookies…hehehe…really just about everything.  When summer ends and this berry no longer is in season, it’s really almost depressing.  I might take up some advice once given to me and buy a whole bunch when on a really good sale and freeze them… Continue reading

Lemon Berry Cookies

Lemon Berry Cookies 4

Happy July everyone!

Summer is now in full swing and I do hope everyone is enjoying it so far.  It’s just one of those seasons that makes you feel happier and more motivated to do more.  Frankly, my favorite part about this season (besides the much warmer weather) are the birds.  I just enjoy their singing in the morning and throughout the day and there are so many that when they all make noise, it just seemingly blends so well together.  Continue reading

Black and White Cookies

Black and White Cookies 5

This week I wanted to create a twist on the normal black and white cookies.  Since the original style is already extremely good, I wanted to see if I could make it even better.  As you know, I try to make things a little bit “healthier” in choice of ingredients and I will never say that what I make is 100% purely healthy (I mean, I still use ingredients such as sugar and butter), but I do try to make favorite desserts not so guilty.  So in this case, there are no added ingredients like corn syrup and the sugar is kept to as minimal as possible without ruining any taste. Continue reading

Strawberry Lemon Muffins

Strawberry Lemon muffins 2

As summer increasingly approaches us, more and more thought goes into pool parties, BBQs, late, warm, evenings filled with fun, the list goes on.  The thing that ties all of them together is food and drinks.  You can’t have party without either and with summer, there as so many options for these two categories to be had.  One of those in the drink category is lemonade.  Continue reading