Easy Strawberry Icebox Pie Recipe with Pretzel Pie Crust

Spring is just about starting in many parts of the country, but here in the south, the weather is already hot. We are getting an amazing selection of fresh produce in the stores from Florida.  Fresh strawberries are abundant and inexpensive and I am thrilled.  Berries of all sorts are my all time favorite fruit of summer.  This easy strawberry icebox pie is a delicious summer dessert recipe that is sweet and refreshing.While you could certainly use a premade graham cracker crust, a pretzel pie crust is the perfect salty balance to this … [Read more...]

Strawberry Rhubarb Milkshake Recipe

One of my children's favorite summer treats is a milkshake.  They beg me constantly to visit an assortment of fast food restaurants and diners just so they can indulge in one.  I am all for a good milkshake every once in a while but have found that a lot of the quick and easy drive in places don't use very high quality ingredients!  A good milkshake recipe requires very few things and I decided to come up with a classic summer flavor from a few simple ingredients I had on hand.  Nothing says summer like strawberries and … [Read more...]

Strawberry Shortcake: 3 Steps To a Delicious Summer Desert Recipe

For my family, food usually changes with the seasons.  Since I try to choose produce that is grown as locally as possible, the types of fruits and vegetables we eat depends on what can actually be grown here in any given month.  I am lucky to live close to Florida where I can get fresh strawberries starting in late March!  Last week I picked up tons of fresh strawberries since we were having company and I wanted to make strawberry shortcake for desert.  I know you can use frozen strawberries for strawberry shortcake but that … [Read more...]