Shake off the sluggish feelings of winter with these 10 essential Spring ingredients and mouthwatering recipes.

10 Essential Spring ingredients and how to use them

These essential Spring ingredients grow just like the name of the season; they spring up seemingly overnight. Most are light in texture with bright flavors. The foods of Spring are exactly what our bodies need to shake off the sluggish feelings of winter feel re-energized. I love creating recipes that celebrate the freshness of Spring ingredients. Those that are available…

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Oatmeal Cookies with rhubarb

Dainty Rhubarb Oatmeal Cookies

Soft rhubarb oatmeal cookies – Lightly sweetened with fresh ginger and lemon zest to add a bright flavor without overpowering rhubarb’s signature tang. Recipe Highlights: Rhubarb Oatmeal Cookies a wonderful dessert recipe for tea parties or showers. A unique cookie recipe, whose flavor improves with a bit of time. Great for making the ahead of a party. Low carbohydrates and…

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Less sweet than syrupy store bought sorbets, this fresh peach sorbet with tangy rhubarb has a light and airy texture with a fresh fruit flavor. The perfect frozen dessert for hot summer days.

Fresh Peach Sorbet with Rhubarb

Less sweet than syrupy store bought sorbets, this fresh peach sorbet with tangy rhubarb has a light and airy texture with a fresh fruit flavor. The perfect frozen dessert for hot summer days. Last week my friends at Farmstr slipped me a box of peaches. (They have more stone fruit – get yours before they are gone!) Each velvety peach…

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Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble with Lemon Thyme

Quick! It’s 5 o’clock and your in-laws are on their way over for dinner. The dessert you planned isn’t going to work out (they were meringue based and the weather turned humid so you wound up with a pile of sticky chocolate Frisbees). What do you do?? I’ll tell you what I did. I made a strawberry rhubarb crumble with…

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Rhubarb Coffee Cake

One spring when I was about 7 or 8 years old my mom took my sister and I on a little trip to visit her great uncle and second cousins in the small town of Snoqualamie, WA. The trip lasted only a few hours but I came home from the visit with two things that would impact the rest of…

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