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Spring Recipes

I am always so excited to start cooking spring recipes after months of cold and hearty winter vegetables. One of my favorite light summer recipes is Spring Green Risotto. For more of my favorite Spring Recipes, head over to the Spring Produce GuideĀ  and Favorite Spring Recipes.

Vanilla Frozen Yogurt with Balsamic Roasted Strawberry Rhubarb

No Churn Vanilla Frozen Yogurt with Balsamic Roasted Strawberry Rhubarb

Creamy vanilla frozen yogurt is swirled with sweet and tangy balsamic roasted strawberries and rhubarb. The perfect springtime dessert! This recipe for No Churn Vanilla Frozen Yogurt with Balsamic Roasted Strawberry Rhubarb is created in partnership with noosa and La Sportiva. Madeline has been asking and asking me to make some kind of homemade ice …

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Strawberry Orange Granita Photo

Strawberry Orange Granita

Strawberry Orange Granita is a refreshing Italian frozen dessert with a coarse, flaky consistency. You make it by hand, rather than churning it in an ice cream maker, so no special tools are required! I made this refreshing recipe for Strawberry Orange Granita last spring, fully intending to post it in celebration of the first …

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Easy Black Bean Salad

Easy Black Bean Salad

This easy black bean salad is packed with corn, tomatoes, cucumber, and more! It’s tossed with a lime-cumin dressing that’s full of flavor! Creating This Black Bean Salad I’m back in Colorado after a few days in Vermont, which means we are back to warm weather. Kind of a contrast after this week’s Beefy Kidney …

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Berry Balsamic Salad Lettuce Cups

Balsamic Berry Salad Lettuce Cups

With warmer days happening more and more frequently, I am really looking forward to having more fresh and light salads on the dinner table. My latest salad creation, Balsamic Berry Salad Lettuce Cups, was inspired by the flavor combination of berries and balsamic vinegar. If you haven’t tried that yet, give it a try. I …

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fresh strawberry lemonade recipe

Fresh Strawberry Lemonade

Nothing says summertime like an ice cold glass of fresh squeeze strawberry lemonade. The perfect sweet and tart drink to pair with any summer BBQ. Drink it just like it is, or use it as the base for your favorite adult cocktail. I am so in love with this Breville Juice Fountain and so are …

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vegetarian spring risotto by danatreat

Spring Vegetable Risotto

I don’t know about the rest of the moms out there, but this past week has been incredibly hectic and emotional with school ending. Logan is a very sensitive guy. Even the slightest change from routine throws him off, and unfortunately school ending and summer beginning has been a HUGE change. Luckily, I have wonderful …

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Leek and Mushroom Tart

Host an Easter Brunch

I love all the opportunities that blogging brings. And I’m not just talking about things like being in a magazine or writing freelance. I mean the relationships. I have met so many amazing people through this blogging venture of mine. Some I have been lucky enough to meet in real life and spend time with, …

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Rhubarb Crumb Coffee Cake

Rhubarb Crumb Coffee Cake

This Rhubarb Crumb Coffee Cake is a delicious, seasonal spring coffee cake that would be perfect for any brunch gathering. I almost hate to mention it, because I know so many people are still under snow and freezing temperatures, but our garden is actually starting to come back to life. I was amazed when I …

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Strawberry Rhubarb Coffee Cake and a Trip to Seattle Aquarium and Pike Place Market

We are home from Seattle. Had an absolute fantastic time. I could have easily stayed another week, but unfortunately real life calls and we are now back to our daily routine. Lots of fun outings with the kids. Great visits with family. Relaxing. Fantastic food. I am majorly bummed that I didn’t take any pictures …

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Spring Green Risotto

With asparagus season in swing now and bottom low prices I decided that a spring risotto would make a delicious Sunday dinner. This meal was gorgeous and full of color as well as great spring vegetables – leeks, peas, and asparagus. I loved all the brightly green vegetables against the creamy background. You could serve …

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Easter Menu

I’m a little late getting organized for Easter this year. We’ve decided to keep things simple and frugal this year by just having a little something for the kids instead of a whole basket of goodies. In terms of our Easter dinner we are also going to keep things a little smaller, though still special, …

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