Strawberry Coconut Oil Muffins

Anyone finding themselves with a surplus of berries lately? Not that I’m complaining or anything. I truly can’t get enough of summer and one of the very reasons is the in-season produce available…especially the berries! Aside from eating them straight from the container (washing first of course) I’m always looking for ways (or an excuse) to incorporate them into new dishes, from smoothies to salads and let us not forget the baked goods. Oh, the baked goods! Continue reading

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Strawberry Lemonade Sangria 

 

What is it about letting go that is just so hard? It’s funny when you know how much you should let go of something yet you continue to hold onto it even if it’s just by one single thread. Even the tiniest, weakest, barely visible thread is still better than no thread, right? It can be pretty heavy when we hang on to things that no longer serve us. I will relate it to the bucket brigade in the Spartan Race. If you aren’t familiar with it let me paint you a picture… Continue reading

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes


 

As I’m lying in bed at night, staring up at the ceiling with heavy eyelids, watching the ceiling fan do its repetitive loop around, my mind goes, “Oh hey, now that you’re alone, in a dark room, trying to get some rest after a long day, lets recap everything going on in your life currently, what happened yesterday, even the day before or how about we contemplate all of the possible things that may happen tomorrow.” Yeah, it’s in this moment that my mind suddenly becomes the most obnoxious person you can think of.  Continue reading

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie 

 

Growing up in Boston, or New England for that matter, makes most of us, like myself, really appreciate Spring and Summer. They are far too short around here in my opinion. One of the things I love about this time of year, aside from the fact that there’s no snow, I don’t have to wear 10+ layers of clothes, I can enjoy the sunshine, I’m not vitamin D deprived, I don’t get frost bite every time I go outside, etc., etc. is the fact that the yummiest fruits and veggies are in season. I mean nothing beats fresh picked berries. Nothing. Well, almost nothing. Continue reading