Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Filling

A couple of afternoons in the summer and fall canning saves me countless hours all winter long.  I have canned many jams before and every year I also do dozens of jars of applesauce. I have also shared my canned apple butter and pumpkin butter on here before as well.  Today I have asked A {…Read More…}

Tropical Island Fruit Leather (Peach, Mango, Strawberry, and Pineapple)

I am been a fruit leather (fruit roll-up) making machine this summer. About 4 months ago I made the HARD decision to get off all white flour and sugar.  It has been tough at times, especially during the summer when sweets are abundant.  But I feel great and have lost some lbs too!  When you {…Read More…}

Triple Berry Syrup (Sugar or Sugar-Free!)

So I have recently made the change to cut out sugar from my diet.  I was completely addicted to sugar and my body was begging for a change.  Once I made my mind up it hasn’t been all that difficult with some other sweetening options.  One of the things my husband and I am enjoying {…Read More…}

Pineapple, Papaya, Kiwi & Strawberry Ambrosia Salad

If I am going to eat salad it has to be good. I don’t want to waste my healthy eating energy on bland, boring salads.  Generally that means fruit and nuts are a must. I was so anxious to try this Summer Ambrosia Salad from DOLE.  It contains a burst of flavors with kiwi, papaya {…Read More…}