Drinks, Recipes

Summer Cocktail: Strawberry-Lavender Julep

Updated March 1, 2022

This pretty cocktail was inspired by beautiful Michigan strawberries and some gorgeous lavender that is currently blooming in my mom’s garden. It’s a tasty twist on the popular mint julep. The fruity, floral flavor makes it the perfect drink for enjoying with friends on a summer evening.

It is also a lovely way to preserve fresh strawberries while they are in season. If you like, you can make a big jar of this flavored whiskey to enjoy later. It’s certainly good for brightening spirits during colder months.

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Recipes, Snacks

Strawberry-Lime Fruit Leather

Strawberry Lime Fruit Leather

Updated February 26, 2022

This fruit leather is full of delicious, nutrient dense ingredients and is a great snack to keep on hand. It is naturally packed with vitamin C, which is essential for healing wounds, and maintaining strong bones and teeth [1]. It also is a great source of fiber, which promotes healthy digestion and weight management [2].

Apples are a great source of vitamins and minerals, as well as quercetin, a potent antioxidant that promotes cardiovascular and brain health and may help to reduce the risk of cancer [3].

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