Week of July 4th, 2016

This week I am doing all patriotic dishes!

Every recipe has to do with red, white and blue, enjoy!

Red, White and Blue Popsicles


All natural and healthy ingredients for a nice, sweet, cool treat.

 You will make three different mixes a red, a white and a blue
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Next:
  • ½ cup full fat coconut milk (canned)
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Next:
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  1. In a vitamix, blend strawberries, water, and honey
  2. 1 tablespoon of mixture into each popsicle mold one layer at a time and freeze each layer in between for 45 minutes
  3. Blend coconut milk and honey
  4. Remove popsicles from freezer; scoop next 1 tablespoon of coconut mixture into each mold, then insert popsicle sticks
  5. Freeze popsicles for 45 minutes
  6. Blend blueberries, water, and honey
  7. Remove popsicles from freezer and scoop 2 tablespoons of blueberry mixture into each popsicle mold
  8. Freeze popsicles for 1 hour


Cake mix or home made recipe

Canned coconut milk

Liquid Vanilla Stevia (Buy on AMAZON)

Blueberries and strawberries.

Bake, according to the instructions, your favorite cupcake recipe, regular or PALEO whatever you like!!

I like to frost with fresh home made coconut whipped cream! (Click for recipe)

Add fresh blueberries and sliced strawberries to the tops.

Fruit Skewers


Pint of Strawberries

Pint of Blueberries

4 Med Bananas

Bamboo Skewers

Oblong Aluminum 9 x 13 pan

Alternate 6-8 skewers with bananas and strawberries.  Start and end with a strawberry.

5 skewers beginning with a strawberry and alternating with the banana halfway up, top off remaining half with blueberries.

Arrange the five skewers with blueberries in the pan first, then place the strawberry/banana skewers along side until the pan is full.

Red, White and Blue Salad

red, white blue salad

16 oz washed and chopped fresh spinach leaves

Pint of Strawberries

Pint of Blueberries

Feta Cheese or Blue Cheese

Walnuts or Pecans

OPTIONAL: Chopped grilled chicken breast, approx. 1 cup

Clean and remove stems from strawberries, then slice. Wash blueberries, drain and dry on paper towel.  Add desired amounts of fruit and selected cheese and nuts to the spinach.

Suggested dressing is an olive oil balsamic like this one! (click for recipe)

Red, White & Blue Jello Dessert Cups


Make a red and a blue flavored gelatin according to package directions

Make this coconut whipped creme recipe.

After gelatin hardens, scoop out alternating red, whipped cream and blue into parfait cups, enjoy!

I hope you all enjoy the holiday week and hit the water somewhere.  Got to the beach, the lake , raft the river, but whatever you do, be safe!