Strawberries With Mint and Lime

Sunday’s I love to spend the morning trying new recipes and creating a delicious brunch.

We bought some beautiful duck eggs at our local farmers market to enjoy this morning.

If you have not had duck eggs, they are pretty amazing. They have thick, hard shells. Vibrant yellow yolks and are super creamy.

Look at those yolks

A couple weeks ago, we went strawberry picking with our grandson so we have a bunch of sliced strawberries in the freezer.

Perfect to top some waffles. I used a a gluten free box recipe, so use your favorite recipe.

This would also be delicious on some ice cream or I am going to use the leftovers on some bread pudding I am making for dessert tonight.

To wrap up this delicious brunch, I topped the duck eggs with fresh parsley from the garden and grabbed some fresh mint for the strawberries.

If you do not have a lot of space for growing, herbs are great for container gardening and are a great place to start. Having fresh herbs on hand just elevates all your dishes.

Parsley

I thawed out some strawberries, mixed in fresh lime juice, powdered sugar and mint. Topped our waffles with our favorite bourbon aged syrup, then the strawberries.

The best syrup
Duck egg with fresh parsley and waffles with strawberries and leftover pork tenderloin slices.

Poured a mimosa and had a wonderful, relaxing brunch at home with fresh, local ingredients. What is your favorite brunch?

Strawberries with Lime and Mint

Recipe:

One cup of sliced strawberries

(Fresh or thawed from frozen)

Juice of half a lime

1 Tsp powdered sugar

1 Tbp fresh mint (plus extra to garnish)

Mix all ingredients together in a bowl and let sit for 5 min. Serve as a topping to favorite brunch item or dessert. Store leftovers in the fridge.

Herbed Strawberry Banana Bowl

I have included fresh Thyme and Basil in this bowl. Thyme has properties thatĀ help you recover from viruses and Basil has an antioxidant (linalool) which is antiviral, antibacterial and pain reducing. A delicious recovery bowl for colds and flu.

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1 serving

1/2 banana

1/2 cup frozen strawberries

1/4 cup of Flaxseed milk (or almond milk)

1 1/2 tbsp. of hulled hemp seeds (hemp hearts)

fresh thyme leaves

1 large basil leaf ( tear into little pieces )

add all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth

Toppings:

Fresh sliced strawberries

Fresh banana slices

hemp hearts

fresh thyme and basil

optional: sprinkle of granola