Roasted Strawberries

Fresh strawberry season is right around the corner (it really is!) so here’s a new way to enjoy them. Roast them! Roasting strawberries intensifies their flavor, making them sweeter, and as a friend commented, “it makes them taste more like strawberries”. Once roasted, serve them over yogurt, ice cream, oatmeal, cold cereal, as jam on…

Red, White and Blue Berry Trifle

A family favorite at many Memorial Day and 4th of July parties, this dessert is light, delicious, and extremely fast and easy to prepare. There really is no recipe. Use a store-bought angel food cake (tear into pieces), a large box (5.1 ounces) of cook and serve or instant vanilla pudding (prepared as directed with…

My Go To Breakfast

Here’s a breakfast I eat most workday mornings.  I try to create nutrient balance to my meals and breakfast is no exception.  Protein is a morning must.  It helps to  silence those mid-morning donut cravings.  My weekday AM protein comes from almond butter, plain or vanilla Greek yogurt and fat-free milk.  Even one slice of…