Refreshing Rhubarb Punch

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Its rhubarb season! So go get yourself some rhubarb and make this punch. Its refreshing, delightful, and pleasing to the tastebuds. Its got orange and lemon in there as well, plus gingerale to give it some zip. Its fast, its easy, and again, delicious! I got the recipe from my mom and she got the recipe from her sister-in-law about 30 years ago…who got it from who-knows-who. Its one of those timeless recipes that gets passed from generation to generation…and this was before trim healthy mama so the answer is no, its not healthy. But it is made with rhubarb, which makes it sound good! Continue reading “Refreshing Rhubarb Punch”

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Lemon Poppyseed Cake {with Cream Cheese Frosting}

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One of my goals for this blog is to give you simple recipes using basic ingredients that you most likely have on hand. I love browsing through exotic blogs and seeing all the gourmet dishes but half the time I don’t have 2 or 3 of the ingredients or the time to make it so I save the pin to my Pinterest board and often forget about it until a year or two later.

This cake is light and delicious with a touch of lemon and uses all basic ingredients (if you call heavy cream and cream cheese basic =)) so its the perfect go-to when your fridge is feeling empty. The raspberries are fresh from the freezer. Haha. And scattered in such a way that even your child could do this part! Continue reading “Lemon Poppyseed Cake {with Cream Cheese Frosting}”