Marinated Tomatoes, THM S, Sugar free, Gluten free

Summer brings with it a bumper crop of tomatoes from gardens and produce stands. Heirloom tomatoes are all all time favorite at our house. They are not the perfectly shaped orbs you will find at the grocery stores. Heirlooms have a shorter shelf life so they are not found in all stores. These tomatoes have a superior taste though they may be very odd shaped.

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Strawberry Roundup!

Strawberries are the first fruits to arrive at roadside stands and in home gardens. These luscious juicy fruits can be used in desserts, salads, smoothies and much more. I just spent some time in Lancaster County, a place well known for produce farms. Just look at these luscious strawberries I picked in a pick-ur-own patch. These berries are huge as you can see by the one I am holding in my hand.

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Hot Milk Shortcake THM S, Keto, Sugar-free, Low-carb

Bright red juicy strawberries herald the arrival of spring. They are one of the most versatile berries and the most widely cultivated. They are featured in many dishes and are one of the easiest fruits to grow. My garden has always had a large strawberry patch much to my children’s dismay. They hated the weeding but when they berries were ready the patch became much more likeable. June-bearing are my favorite kind to plant. Homegrown strawberries have the most flavor simply because the sugar converts to starch soon after they being picked.

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