Quick & Easy Fruit Side Recipes


May 15, 2021

Slow Cooker Applesauce

By Stephanie Van Den Berg
My grandchildren love Nana's homemade applesauce. Today I used remnants left in my garage from November's...
Apr 3, 2021

Ricotta Mascarpone Mousse w/ Balsamic Strawberries

By Jo Anne Sugimoto
For some reason or other, I really like balsamic vinegar, especially with fruits and vegetables. And...
Sep 19, 2020

Apple-Cranberry Casserole

By Laura Young
I got this recipe from a friend who brought it to a pot luck dinner. It...
May 31, 2020

Grilled Peaches By Freda

By FREDA GABLE
Grilled peaches and Georgia peaches, of course, are a wonderful surprise while camping or anytime. These...
May 23, 2020

Sweet & Spicy Cucumber Salad

By Rhea Altamura
I started making these for cookouts. By request, I now make them year-around. Some people...
Nov 22, 2019

FABULOUS WALNUT CRANBERRY SAUCE

By Jamie Tarence
Perfect for eating and gifting, this Walnut Cranberry sauce is easy, delicious, and perfect for Thanksgiving...
Nov 19, 2019

LESLIE’S FABULOUS CRANBERRY-JALAPEÑO SALSA

By Jamie Tarence
My friend Leslie Byars Register shared this recipe on her blog, Dear Party Diary. I made...
Nov 19, 2019

Cranberry Sauce

By Beth Pierce
This six ingredient Cranberry Sauce recipe is an easy family favorite and worlds better than the...
Oct 17, 2019

BONNIE’S AUTUMN PEAR SAUCE

By BonniE !
I was cooking pork chops for dinner and this idea popped into my head that a...
Sep 24, 2019

Citrus Cranberry Sauce

By Francine Lizotte
This is a traditional Thanksgiving dish with a twist plus has much less sugar than the...
Sep 19, 2019

Harvest Fruit Salad

By Michelle Helgesen
I came up with this salad when I was asked to bring a fruit salad to...
Jul 20, 2019

Watermelon Wedge

By Melissa Buchanan-Smith
A local restaurant, The Fed of Clarkston had a watermelon salad in 2018. It was wonderful....
Apr 10, 2019

Jennifer's Escalloped Pineapples

By Nan Erdahl
My niece introduced our family to this dish one Christmas. It has become a family favorite...
Nov 8, 2017

Apple Almond Rice

By Kat Ryan
An easy side dish that goes with anything and will fill stomachs on a cold winter...
Apr 25, 2017

Grilled Stone Fruit

By Ashley Muller
I just love stone fruits such as peaches or nectarines, apricots, and plums. When you...
Apr 18, 2017

Cherry, Goat Cheese and Pistachio Arugula Salad

By Daily Inspiration S
The dried cherries, goat cheese and pistachios take an ordinary salad over the top. A...
Mar 21, 2017

Coconut Mango Pudding

By Debbie Sue
A delicious treat. Hubby's favorite pudding!
Dec 15, 2016

CRANBERRY SPICE CHUTNEY IN THE CROCK POT

By Jean Fisher
Delicious and Easy. Wonderful flavor with the combination of cinnamon stick and cloves
Dec 13, 2016

Cheesecake Dip on a Stick

By Whitney Froehlich
Concocted this recipe by a total accident! It was supposed to be used as a cupcake...
Nov 19, 2016

~ Cran/Apple Sauce ~

By Cassie *
I like experimenting each year with a new cranberry sauce, and this delicious sauce won a...
Nov 17, 2016

Mothers Cranberry Sauce

By Linda Smith
Mother made this every Thanksgiving and Christmas as a side for her turkey, one year when...
Oct 9, 2016

My Favorite Fruit Salad

By Betty Williams
I have been making this recipe for over 40 years, and it is always a hit....
Sep 20, 2016

Fluffy Cranberry Salad

By melissa harris
One of my favorites during the holidays. Great way to incorporate cranberries during traditional Thanksgiving. But...
Jul 26, 2016

Apples, Bacon and Cranberries with White Cheddar

By Barbara Miller
The inspiration for this dessert comes from my mother. Every evening she would have her white...
15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes


The Mediterranean “diet” has been popular for years, but it’s really not a diet. More so, it’s a healthier eating lifestyle that limits processed foods. It gets its name because it includes foods from regions around the Mediterranean Sea, like Greece, Italy, and Spain. Vegetables, whole grains, legumes, fish, and healthy fats (such as olive […]

Refreshing Summertime Evening Cocktails

Refreshing Summertime Evening Cocktails


What better way to relax at the end of the day than to make a refreshing cocktail and take a few moments to yourself? We all know summertime can be busy. We may not be able to do this every day, but at least once a week I try to. It helps me clear my […]

Fresh Fruit Recipes That Aren’t for Fruit Salad

Fresh Fruit Recipes That Aren’t for Fruit Salad


One of life’s simple pleasures in the summer is fresh fruit. We know it’s delicious to make a fruit salad and we have fantastic ones for summer here. But, we’re sharing 18 recipes that go beyond fruit salad. More than just for dessert, fresh fruit can be incorporated into main meals too. From breakfast to […]