Broccoli Salad

This is my favorite summer side salad, I am actually very happy to have it as a meal! It is so delicious with fresh picked Broccoli, crispy Hardwood Bacon, Crispy Gala Apples, Chopped Hazelnuts, Slivered Almonds, Cabot White Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Zippy Red Onion and Dried Cranberries.

It’s like a Cobb salad but instead of lettuce, broccoli is the main star.

Broccoli Salad

 

Our friend Jenny picked this HUGE Broccoli from her Veggie Garden and left it on our kitchen table! Lucky me, so immediately I thought of making a delicious salad with it! Thank you Jenny and Carol!!

Broccoli Salad

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ANGEL LUSH CAKE

This is a delicious and quick dessert that you can put together if you need a last minute dessert for a get together pot luck, or hubs needs a dessert for work!

I used an Angel Food Cake mix, but you can always use a store bought, or make one from scratch. Last time I made an Angel Food Cake, I was about 10, as I was beating the egg whites, whipping away, I wasn’t holding the bowl and the whole thing flipped over on to me and the floor, I started over, I think I used 2 dozen eggs, the second time wasn’t any better, the whole thing came out rock hard.

So, try it, you may have a better experience. The cake mix can’t get any easier. Add water!! The only thing I recommend is that you use a large bundt pan. Mine wasn’t large enough obviously, Angel Food Cakes really rises and puffs up, I quickly removed my cake mix batter from the oven as it was rising and poured half into another bundt pan! Whew, success! 

ANGEL LUSH CAKE

Follow directions on cake mix, or make your own Angel Food Cake by scratch, depending on how much time you have.

ANGEL LUSH CAKE

 

Cut cake in half,  spread pudding mixture between layer and top of cake.

ANGEL LUSH CAKE

 

Add sliced Strawberries.

 

Refrigerate for 1 hour.

ANGEL LUSH CAKE
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep time: 
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Serves: 1 cake
 
Quick and Simple Angel Food Cake filled with a pineapple vanilla pudding mixture topped with fresh juicy berries.
Ingredients
  • 1 can ( 20 ounces) crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) French Vanilla Pudding
  • 1 cup thawed Whipped Topping
  • 1 package ( 10 ounce) round angel food cake, cut into 2 or 3 layers, or a box mix ( follow box directions)
  • 10 fresh Strawberries
Instructions
  1. Mix pineapple and dry pudding mix.
  2. Gently stir in whipped topping.
  3. Stack cake layer on plate, spreading pudding mixture between layer(s) and on top of cake.
  4. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  5. Top with fresh Strawberries.

 

NO BAKE BERRY CREAM PIE

If I told you how much my son loves pie, you wouldn’t believe it. I usually have to double the recipe because he could eat a whole pie by himself, maybe this should have been one of those times….

This easy, luscious and creamy no bake pie with fresh strawberries and blueberries will be perfect on your menu for the 4th of July. With it’s cheesecake like filling and juicy berries, it is a summer explosion in your mouth.

I am so excited when it’s strawberry season, the recipe ideas are going wild in my head. This seemed like the perfect recipe. Not only is it a delicious pie, but it really is beautiful, with the bright colors of the berries!

NO BAKE BERRY CREAM PIE

 

Mouthwatering sweet strawberries and Maine Blueberries with a cheesecake center over a flaky crust.

NO BAKE BERRY CREAM PIE

 

Refrigerate for 2-3 hours so that the filling sets.

NO BAKE BERRY CREAM PIE

 

NO BAKE BERRY CREAM PIE
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 1 pie
 
This easy No Bake Fresh Strawberry and blueberry pie is a favorite of my family's. Berries over cheesecake filling with a flaky crust! Incredible!!
Ingredients
  • 1 Frozen Pie Crust, follow instructions on Package
  • 1 lb Fresh Strawberries, washed and hulled
  • ½ cup blueberries ( if frozen, thaw)
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 small lemon, juiced
  • 8 ounces softened cream cheese
  • ⅔ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
Instructions
  1. Cook pie crust according to package directions and cooled completely. Or make your own pie crust.
  2. Chop ½ pound of the strawberries.,
  3. Cut the other ½ pound of strawberries in half.
  4. In a medium sauce pan, combine ½ cup sugar, corn starch, lemon juice, chopped strawberries and blueberries.Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened.
  5. Remove from heat
  6. In a medium mixing bowl combine softened cream cheese, sour cream, remaining sugar and vanilla. Using a hand mixer or a whisk, beat mixture until completely combined and smooth.
  7. Spread cream cheese mixture into bottom of completely cooled pie crust.
  8. Add the largely chopped strawberries to the thickened strawberry and blueberry glaze mixture and stir gently until they are all coated and then pour that mixture over the cream cheese mixture in the pie crust and refrigerate for 2-3 hours or until ready to serve.

Recipe adapted from Fresh Strawberry Pie

SIMPLE SUPPER TUESDAY LINKY PARTY! #68

Happy Summer!!

We have just returned from our Family Reunion at the Beach! We had a lovely Father’s Day with all of the big kids and grand kids! Lots of swimming and eating and great memories! The summer days slip by quickly!

Welcome back to Simple Supper Tuesday, the party featuring QUICK, EASY recipes, perfect for those busy weeknights. So, please share your crock pot, 30 minutes or 5 ingredient recipes (easy desserts are also welcome)!!

Recipe Linky Party
 
Make sure to visit all three blogs, to see if you have been featured this week! All featured recipes will be pinned to our Simple Supper Tuesday Pinterest page.
 
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Easy Butter Cake With Berries

It’s time for a Red, White and Blue Cake for the 4th of July! This cake is super easy to make and so delicious! Fresh whipped cream and Mascarpone cheese, fresh blueberries, blackberries, strawberries cover an easy and moist butter cake.

 

Easy Butter Cake with Berries

 

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10 Best Blueberry Recipes

It’s  summer in Maine! Know what that means? Blueberries! A whole state full of them, growing wild everywhere! I live for these days. We pick blueberries on the weekend until we can’t see the sun. Cherishing every single berry, the flavor bursting in your mouth, tastes like the freshest day you have ever had, summer in your mouth!

I think I have about 100, OK, I am exaggerating, maybe 25 blueberry recipes on my blog. Not only is it my favorite berry — but it is one of the healthiest foods that you can eat. It’s highest in antioxidants so it’s a really great idea to eat blueberries everyday! I can help you with this!

I’ve included 10 of my favorite blueberry recipes for pancakes, muffins, cake, parfaits, scones, quick bread, cobbler, cupcakes and ice cream! Scroll through the slideshow to find your favorite blueberry recipe. A blueberry dream come true.

Best Blueberry Muffin~Brown butter and vanilla bean makes this blueberry muffin over the top with flavor! Get recipe here ~Moore or Less Cooking Food Blog.

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