Articles tagged with: Denise Sawyer

How to Buy, Store, Wash, Freeze Georgia Blueberries while in Season

Written by Denise Sawyer on Friday, June 14, 2013.

Are you intimidated by the thought of buying fresh produce?  I was recently in the grocery store and a young woman was talking to her boyfriend or husband and saying she wasn’t sure what to look for, and how to know if what she was buying was good or fresh.  I offered her some unsolicited advice and she was thankful.

Sumertime Breakfast Ideas

Written by Denise Sawyer on Monday, June 10, 2013.

The kids are home for the summer and it’s time to get yourself organized, girl! I’ve got your back. You can check breakfast off your to-do list because I’ve got lots of yummy breakfast ideas that you can make for the kids all summer long.

Honey Banana-Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

Written by Denise Sawyer on Tuesday, June 04, 2013.

Honey Banana Blueberry Frozen YogurtIt’s Georgia Blueberry Month! Things are heating up here in Georgia and I’ve got just the thing to cool you down this summer. I’ll give you a hint, it’s a frozen treat similar to ice cream but much healthier. It’s frozen yogurt!

Blueberry Popsicles

Written by Denise Sawyer on Tuesday, May 28, 2013.

Popsicles are always a hit with the kids. But, have you read the ingredient labels on the popsicles available at your local supermarket?  Yikes!  I’ve got a simple way to make your own that include all GOOD ingredients - real-food, wholesome treats your kids will love!

Let's Play with Our Food!

Written by Denise Sawyer on Monday, May 20, 2013.

Looking for something to do with your kiddos?  I’ve got something fun that doesn’t require much set up or fancy baking skills. Remember when YOUR mom said not to play with your food?  Forget all that.

Ten Minute Georgia Blueberry Jam

Written by Denise Sawyer on Monday, May 13, 2013.

Tomorrow, May 14, is National Buttermilk Biscuit Day!  If you’re a Southern gal like me, just the thought of a hot buttered biscuit can make you grin from ear to ear! I grew up on homemade biscuits and gravy that my momma made from scratch.  And, before her, my Nanny (my dad’s mom) was the matriarch of biscuit-making.  My dad says she made biscuits EVERY DAY!

Georgia Blueberry Lime “Mock-aritas"

on Monday, May 06, 2013.

How did you celebrate Cinco de Mayo?  Hey, even if you didn’t, there’s still time to enjoy some delicious, easy and homemade Mexican food.  My family enjoys Mexican food so much, we don’t wait for Cinco de Mayo - we could have it once a week!

Blogger Denise Sawyer: It's Earth Day!

on Monday, April 22, 2013.

April 22nd is Earth Day!  What better way to celebrate than to spend some time outside? My family has been enjoying the outdoors so much the last couple of weeks.  We love to bike, hike, picnic and visit the local farmer’s markets to pick up some local treats.

Baked Tilapia with Fresh Georgia Blueberry and Mandarin Orange Salsa

Written by Denise Sawyer on Tuesday, July 10, 2012.

Its summer time and here in Georgia it is HOT.  When I mean hot, I mean the other day my car said it was 113 degrees!   And, I don’t know about you, but when it gets this hot the last thing I want to do is stand over the stove for very long.

So, I’ve got just the thing… quick fish.  That’s right, fish.  It cooks up fast and with this super simple Georgia blueberry and mandarin orange salsa it is the perfect light dish for summer time.  {I like to keep it light when the temperatures begin to rise}.

A Day at the Blueberry Farm

Written by Denise Sawyer on Friday, July 06, 2012.

Have you gotten your fill of Georgia Blueberries yet?  We haven’t!  Last weekend we went to pick a few at our local u-pick blueberry farm in Lafayette, Georgia.  They have a large field of blueberry bushes (more like trees!) to pick from.