Summer’s Favorite Strawberry Pie

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#spon: I’m required to disclose a relationship between my blog and Annie’s Homegrown. This could include Annie’s providing me with content, product, access or other forms of payment. As always, all opinions are my own. Bon apetite! Something about strawberries and summer just seem to go together perfectly, don’t they? For us the onset of… 

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Cornmeal Cranberry Cookies

These quick and easy cornmeal cranberry cookies are simply irresistible. They are very similar in texture to sugar cookies, but are healthier thanks to the cornmeal. The melt-in-your mouth consistency will leave you going back for seconds and thirds. Guaranteed.

One cookie-ingredient that you may not have considered before is cornmeal. Cornmeal, a staple ingredient already used in most Venezuelan homes, is making its debut in America and proves an ideal addition to any food – cookies included. Sounds interesting, huh? Let’s take a closer look at things: corn, a native American food, is dried and ground into a fine consistency, making it into the cornmeal you and I know. It is rich in nutrients and versatility and therefore has fast become a staple food in countries all over the globe.

Garlicky Kale Quiche

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I can probably count on one hand the number of recipes that I find myself making over and over again in our house. Don’t get me wrong, I have a few classic staples, but I thrive on change and love putting new twists on things.

Quiche is certainly one of those staples. With backyard chickens we have more fresh eggs than I know what to do with and quiche is a great way to use those up. By adding a handful of this, a handful of that, we great a nutritious meal that’s great for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

White Chocolate and Cranberry cookies (Subway copycat)

These white chocolate and cranberry cookies remind me of the Subway cookies – soft, thick and chewy with generous amounts chocolate and cranberry chunks.

These white chocolate and cranberry cookies remind me of the Subway cookies – soft, thick and chewy with generous amounts chocolate and cranberry chunks. I love Subway’s cookies. All of them. The macadamia and white chocolate cookies, the double choc chunk flavor and especially their cranberry white chocolate cookies are just to die for. The… 

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Mums chocolate chip cookies

Chocolate chip cookies. Just mention the word and my heart skips a beat. Think buttery, crunchy cookies laden with melted, sweet and decadent chocolate.

Chocolate chip cookies. Just mention the word and my heart skips a beat. Think buttery, crunchy cookies laden with melted, sweet and decadent chocolate. Has your heart begun skipping beats too? Has your mouth started watering? “But why another choc chip cookie recipe?” you ask, “I could search for a choc chip cookie recipe and… 

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Strawberry cream cheese squares

The dough is easy to make and is basically fool-proof meaning you can’t go wrong with them. The pastry is buttery and soft and perfectly compliments the creamy strawberry and cream cheese filling. The pastries are simply delicious and taste like the sweet pastries bought from the local bakery, minus all the nasty additives, preservatives and ingredients no one’s ever heard of before. Can it get any better than that?

These strawberry cream cheese squares are a delicious, surprising treat. Delicious because the creamy, tart cream cheese blends beautifully with the sweet and sticky strawberry jam. Delicious because the pasty is flaky, buttery and simply melts in your mouth. And they’re surprising because of what the pasty is made of. You see, it’s a cream… 

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