Tag: fruit

Jelly Day

If I’m going to get my canning equipment out I am going to make it worth it. On this jelly day I made a batch of cherry preserves and wild raspberry jelly. Now that may not sound like a lot, but after washing, pitting, cooking, jarring, sterilizing jars for both kinds of jelly; it takes all…

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Apple/Pear Sauce

There are only so many ways to eat an apple or pear: pies, tarts, cakes, poached, baked, even raw; however, none of those appealed to me on this day.  I had some pears that were past their prime and I like them to be almost crispy to eat them raw after a certain point it has…

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Rhubarb Berry Crisp

I am freaky about not wasting things; like getting the very last little bit out of the toothpaste tube, turning shampoo and conditioner bottles upside down and banging till it only spits at you, and I save the used soap that comes in the hotel rooms I stay in. Enough weird confessions, the reason I…

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Fried Bananas

So okay this is not the most diet food, but I’m not really dieting, just trying to eat healthier. This means that I am trying to switch out some of the fattier foods for fruits and veggies, and eat more whole grains and legumes. One of the most obvious places to take away  fats and…

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Fruit Parfait

I have to confess that I am not really a yogurt person, well maybe frozen yogurt, but that is ice cream. Anyway, I do like fruit and I also like granola, and I need to lose some weight, but I just can’t give up chocolate. So, I need to cut back in some other areas. …

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