Individual Cheesecakes with Fresh Fruit

Red White and Blue Cheesecake Cupcakes (A Seat at the Table)

I didn’t used to like cheesecake, then I tried chocolate cheesecake and I could totally get behind that.  And then when my sister made this cheesecake the first time, I became a full convert.  There’s nothing like a sweet, crunchy crust paired with rich, creamy cheesecake.  Now you have all the deliciousness of cheesecake inRead more

Strawberry and Cream Brown Sugar Cookies

Stawberry and Cream Brown Sugar Cookie (A Seat at the Table)

Holy yum.  These cookies are like strawberry shortcake/cheesecake in a soft, individually portioned cookie.  The flavors complement each other perfectly without being too sweet.  The cookies are tender and moist with just the right amount of brown sugar flavor.  Topped with a cream cheese frosting and a bright red strawberry, these are the perfect treatRead more

Raspberry Frosty Squares

Raspberry Frosty Squares (A Seat at the Table)

This is a recipe I adapted from my grandma’s recipe.  It is the perfect summer treat.  These bars are light and fluffy tasting with a wonderful crunchy crust/topping.  The fruit really shines.  They’re the perfect way to cool down on a long hot summer day. As my grandma would say, they’re really easy to make.Read more

Strawberry Shortcake Rice Krispie Treats

Strawberry Shortcake Rice Krispie Treats (A Seat at the Table)

Do you remember making rice krispie treats as a kid?  It wasn’t something that we did very often, but I do remember trying to press the gooey, messy mass of marshmallow-coated rice krispies into the pan.  And then, of course, licking off all the pieces that stuck to my hands.  It’s been at least 10Read more

Strawberry Avocado Kale Salad

This recipe is a little bit of a different take on Strawberry Spinach Salad.  The kale makes this a bit heartier, the avocado adds some great healthy fats and creaminess; strawberries for sweetness, and pecans for crunch.  The best thing about raw kale salads is that they’re hearty.  You could easily make this at theRead more