It's The Fall Berry Picking Season with blackberries going strong.


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SWEET B's SAUCE

SWEET B's SAUCE      1/2 cup - fresh goji berries   1 1/4 cup - shredded coconut meat   1 cup- coconut milk   2 or 3 tbsp - raw honey   1 tsp vanilla                                                           1 pkg pudding or 1/2 pkg clear jel (optional)                                                                               Blend all together put in refrigerator until thickened.   This sauce is good as a dessert or if you want to use as a sweet dip for your fruits or vegies , or use as filling for graham cracker pie.

BB's Cookies

BB's  Cookies   2 cups flour ( blanched almond flour works well also for low carb ), 1 cup butter 1/2 cup powdered sugar (low carb munk fruit ),  1/2 cup Blueberry, goji, blackberry or cherry preserves   In a medium bowl, cream the butter and powdered sugar. Gradually blend in the flour. Pinch off large olive size pieces of dough and roll into balls. Place 1" apart on ungreased baking sheet and make an indentation in the center of each cookie with your finger. Fill the hollow indentation with fruit preserves.  Cook: Bake at 375°F for 15 to 18 minutes, or until lightly colored. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.  (60 Small Cookies)

Goodness Cobbler

Goodness Cobbler   1 3/4 cups flour, 1 tbsp. baking powder, 1/2 tsp. salt, 6 tbsp. butter, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 tsp vanilla, 1 tsp honey, 3/4 cup cream or milk, 6 cups fruit goodness  Preparation: Mix flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Add the butter and vanilla. Add the sugar,honey and mix well. Stir in the cream with a fork. Gather the dough and knead inside the bowl. Set aside. Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease a 9” x 13” baking pan. Sweeten the fruit to taste and put in the greased pan. Roll the dough on a lightly floured surface to fit the top of the baking pan. Place on top of fruit.  Cook: Bake at 375°F for 40-50 minutes until lightly browned and a toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the crust.

Honeyberry Crumble Cake

Honeyberry crumble cake -       4 cups of fresh honey berries    1/2  Cup honey    1/3 Cup Sugar( we use monk fruit powder for low carb)  •Mix sugar, flour, Honey and berries together in a large bowl then put in a 9 x 9 baking dish   Add Topping :   1 Cup Quick Oats     1 Cup Flour (or blanched almond for low carb)    1/2 Cup Butter    1/2 Cup Packed Brown Sugar    1 tsp Cinnamon    1/4 tsp cloves    1/4 tsp nutmeg  •Mix together and spread on top of berry mixture   Bake at 350 F for 20 to 25 min

Easy jello Berry Cake

Easy jello Berry Cake      1 box of already prepared white cake mix 1 box of strawberry jello 1 cup of blueberries  1 cup of goji berris  1 cup of strawberries    1 container of cool whip   mix cake as directed then add half of the berries and bake. let cool. then with a wooden toothpick poke holes in cake,    Mix Jello as directed and pour over cake. Put in  refrigerator for 30 minutes.    Once cool put on cool whip then add berries

Crazy Cake

3  cups all-purpose flour   2 cups white sugar   1 teaspoon salt   2 teaspoons baking soda   1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder   3/4 cup vegetable oil   2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar   1 tablespoons vanilla extract   2 cups cold water  1 cup berries mix (any)      Add sift flour, sugar, salt, soda, and cocoa together into a 9 x 13 inch ungreased cake pan. Make three wells. Pour oil into one well, vinegar into second, and vanilla into third well. Pour cold water over all, and stir well with fork. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 40 minutes, or until tooth pick inserted comes out clean.

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Blueberry Lemon Streusel Muffins

Makes 9 large or 12 standard muffins  Streusel Topping Topping ¼ cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons brown sugar ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 tablespoons butter, softened 1-1/2 tsp finely shredded lemon peel Muffins 2-1/2 cups all purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1-1/3 cup sugar 1 Tablespoon finely shredded lemon peel 1 egg 1 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup melted butter 1 Tablespoon lemon juice   1/4 teaspoon vanilla 1-1/2 cups freash blueberries 1 Tablespoon flour  Directions: Adjust oven rack to middle position and preheat oven to 400 degrees. Stir all streusel ingredients together to form soft, crumbly dough. Set aside. Whisk dry muffin ingredients and lemon peel together. In a separate bowl, combine all liquid ingredients. Add in dry ingredients and stir until almost fully incorporated. Toss freash blueberries with flour to coat, then gently fold in dough, handling only enough to incorporate berries. Using paper muffin liners, fill each until 1/4" from top. Crumble streusel topping over each. Bake for 15 minutes, then reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake for another 10 minutes, or until lightly browned and muffin springs back when pressed lightly with fingertips.

Honeyberry Crisp

4 cups Honeyberries (ripe), 1/3 cup water, 1 tsp. honey, 2 tsp. lemon juice, 4 tbsp. butter, 1/3 cup sugar, 1tbsp Vanilla,1/3 cup wheat flour, 3/4 cup uncooked oatmeal.  Preparation: Wash the berries. Remove stems and any unripe berries. Place the berries in an 8” square baking pan. Pour in the water, vanilla, honey and the lemon juice and stir well. In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar together. Combine the flour and the uncooked oatmeal. Mix until crumbly. Sprinkle the mixture over the blueberries.  Cook: Bake at 375°F for 35 to 45 minutes or until well browned.

Blueberry and Mint Rice Pudding

1 1/2 cups cooked white rice, 1 cup blueberries 1 tsp. chopped mint, 1 cup low fat milk, 3 tbsp.  sugar, nutmeg, and cinnamon (optional garnish)  Combine all (except mint and nutmeg, and cinnamon) in a saucepan and cook for 15 to 20 minutes over low heat, stirring frequently. Transfer the pudding to a large bowl and stir in the mint. Chill for a least 1 hour before serving. Spoon into serving bowls and sprinkle nutmeg garnish over pudding. (Serves Four)

Goji Chewies

3/4 Cup. Brown Sugar   1/2 Cup. White Sugar    3/4 Cup Butter softened    2 eggs    1 tsp. Vanilla   1 1/4 Cup. all-purpose flour    1 tsp baking soda   3/4 tsp ground cinnamon   1/4 tsp nutmeg    1/2 tsp salt   1/4 tsp cloves (optional)    2 3/4 Cups Rolled Oats (quick or old fashioned)   1 Cup Goji Berries       Beat together butter, white sugar, and brown sugar togather in large bowl, beat in eggs, vanilla until fluffy. In a seperate bowl mix flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves (optional) salt. Gradually add to sugar mixture stir in oats and goji berries.    Drop by sppon on to cookie sheet, bake at 375 degress F ( 109 C) for 8 to 10 Minutes.       15 min. prep          10 min. cook

Blubberry Goodness

1 cup - freash blueberries or goji berries   1 oz chocolate almond bark   wooden skeweres    wax paper      Directions -    In a medium microwave bowl melt chocolate in until smooth, approxmently 30 seconds if microwaving, if not completely smooth put in for another 20 seconds,  gently push blueberries on to wooden skeweres, dip in to chocolate mixture, let sit on wax paper until cool. Enjoy!!!

The Bowl

1 Cup - Blueberries, Blackberries, Honey Berries, and Goji Berries    1 4 -serving size package of instant lemon pudding mix   1 1/3 - cup of milk   1/4 tsp. vanilla   4 - waffle ice cream bowls or large waffle ice cream cone       Directions - prepare pudding according to the package, except use the 1 1/2 cup of milk, add vanilla. Spoon in fresh fruit in waffle bowls. top with pudding mix and add more fruit to top.    Serve immediatly.       Prep time : 15 minutes.

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Cure all sauce

1 Cup - Honeyberries    1 Cup - Blueberries    1 Cup - Strawberries (optional)    1 Cup - Honey       Mix togather in a bowl, stir continously over medium heat until liquid thickens.    Spread over Waffles, Pancakes,Ham and enjob

Snookies cookies

1 1/2 cups flour, , 1/4 tsp. salt, 1/3 cup milk, 6 tbsp. shortening, 3 tbsp. granulated sugar           1 tsp. baking soda, 1 tsp. cream of tartar, 1 tsp. cinnamon  Preparation: Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cream of tartar, and salt. In a large bowl, cream the shortening and the sugar. Beat in the milk. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients. On a floured surface, roll out the dough until 1/2" thick. Cut into 3" or 4" round circles. Cut each circle into 6 wedges and place 1" apart on 2 lightly greased baking sheets.   Cook: Bake at 375°F for 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly colored. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.   Then top with Blueberry or honeyberry Jelly and ENJOY.

Pies the Crust

1 1/2 cups flour, 1 tbsp. sugar,   1 tsp vanilla,  3/4 tsp. salt 1/2 cup oil,   2 tbsp. cold milk (or cold water) ( optional 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon ) Put the flour, sugar, and salt into a pie pan and mix well. and 1/2 tsp cinnamon. In a separate cup, mix the oil, vanilla and milk together until creamy. The pour the liquid into the flour mixture inside the pie pan. Mix together until crumbly. Press mixture evenly to the sides of pie pan first and then to the bottom of the pan. Fill and bake according to pie recipe instructions.

Berries Ice cream Dream

2 cups heavy cream 1 cup whole milk,  4 egg yolks 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups of Blueberries 1 2/3 cups sugar   Blueberry sauce  Combine the blueberries and sugar in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. Boil until the mixture slightly thickens and the blueberries smash easily, about 7 minutes. Refrigerate to chill before using.  Make the Ice Cream Base In a medium saucepan, simmer cream, milk, and sugar until sugar completely dissolves, about 5 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat.  In a separate bowl, whisk yolks. Whisking constantly, slowly whisk about a third of the hot cream mixture into the yolks, then whisk the yolk mixture back into the saucepan with the cream. Return saucepan to medium-low heat and gently cook until mixture is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.  Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a bowl. Cool mixture to room temperature. Add vanilla extract and blend in a blender until smooth.  Cover and chill at least 4 hours or overnight.  Churn in an ice cream machine according to manufacturer’s instructions. When the ice cream is frozen to a soft-serve consistency, use a spatula to swirl in the blueberry sauce.  Remove ice cream from ice cream machine, cover tightly, and place in the coldest part of your freezer until it is firm (at least 8 hours).

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Goji Salsa

8 c.  Goji Fruit 8 c. tomatoes, peeled and diced 4 cloves of garlic, minced 1 T. black pepper 1/4 c. salt 1 c. sugar 1 c. white vinegar 1 onions, chopped 1 green peppers, chopped 1 jalapeño pepper, minced 12 oz. can tomato paste. Bring all ingredients (except tomato paste) to boil. Simmer 45 minutes. After 30 minutes, stir in tomato paste.  Yields 8 quarts.

GOJI CHICKEN STIR-FRY

2 boneless chicken breasts, cut into strips 1 teaspoon Seasoning Salt   1/4 tsp. Cajun Seasoning ,  35 Goji berries ,1 teaspoon Spicy Seasoning Salt, 1 large red bell pepper, cut into strips, 6 ounces 1 small onion, slivered 1 clove garlic, minced ,Oil and butter, Salt and pepper, to taste  Put the raw chicken in a small bowl and toss with the seasoning to coat. Heat the oil and butter in a large skillet on medium-high. Sauté the chicken, peppers, gojis, onion and garlic until the chicken is cooked through and the peppers are crisp-tender. Season with salt and pepper.  Makes 2-4 servings, Do not freeze

Goji-Oatmeal Squares

Ingredients:   1 Cup Fresh Goji Berries  2 T Sugar / or 1/2 T stivia  2 T Cornstarch 1/4 Ts Almond extract 1/3 c Margarine, softened 2/3 c Brown sugar, firmly packed 11/4 Ts Vanilla extract 1 c Quick-cooking oats, uncooked 3/4 c All-purpose flour 1/4 c Whole wheat flour 1/2 Ts Baking soda 1/8 Ts Salt Vegetable cooking spray  Directions: Combine goji berries, sugar, and cornstarch in a saucepan; stir until smooth. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly, and cook 1 minute or until thickened. Remove from heat, and stir in almond extract. Set aside. Beat margarine at medium speed until fluffy; add brown sugar, beating well. Add vanilla; beat well. Combine oats and next 4 ingredients in a small bowl; stir well. Add to creamed mixture, stirring until mixture resembles coarse meal Press 2 cups oat mixture evenly into bottom of a 9-inch square baking pan coated with cooking spray; set remaining oat mixture aside. Bake at 375°F for 6-8 minutes or until crust looks puffed. Spread goji berry mixture evenly over prepared crust; top goji berry mixture with remaining oat mixture, gently pressing remaining oat mixture into goji berry mixture. Bake at 375°F for 15 - 17 minutes or until golden. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Cut into squares. Yield: 16 Servings.

Buttermilk Waffles with Honeyberry Sauce

Ingredients 2 c Flour , 1 TB Baking powder , 1/2 Ts Baking soda , 1/2 Ts Salt , 1 Tbsp Sugar , 1-1/4 c Buttermilk  ,3 Eggs , 6 TB Butter, melted , 2 TB vanilla  for Honeyberry Sauce  mix 1 Cup freash honeyberries , 1/2 c superfine sugar/ or 1/4 c stivia,  Grated rind of 1 orange (optional)   Directions: Stir dry ingredients into a large bowl. Beat buttermilk and eggs at low speed using whisk attachment of Handy Mixer cordless beater in a medium bowl. Slowly add melted butter. Make a well in center of flour mixture. Add buttermilk mixture to well using a beater attachment, slowly blending at low speed until all liquid ingredients are incorporated. Then beat at high speed until smooth, reserve liquid. Purée honeyberries in food processor or blender until smooth. Blend in sugar/stivia and orange rind and enough of reserved liquid until sauce is desired thickness. Pour 1 cup of waffle batter into a preheated, well greased waffle iron and Sprinkle honeyberries as needed then cook until golden. Serve with Honeyberry Sauce. Garnish with walnuts and fresh honeyberries,if desired. Yield: 4 Servings

B's Chill'n Rice Sundaes

1/4 cup GROUND uncooked white rice, 1 tsp. vanilla extract, 1 tsp. granulated sugar,1/4 cup honey 2 1/2 cups milk, 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon, 1/2 or 1 cup Goji or honeyberries  Combine ground white rice, milk, vanilla extract, cinnamon, honey and sugar in a saucepan. Bring to a boil stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 to 40 minutes, stirring occasionally. (Add a little milk if it begins to dry out.) Allow to cool. When cool, spoon into dessert dishes and chill in the refrigerator. Serve with fresh Goji or honeyberries. (Serves Four)

B's Old style Puddin'n

B's Puddin'n  2 cups whole milk (or 2 cups half & half) 1/4 cup butter 2/3 cup sugar (white or brown, depending on taste preference) 3 eggs, 4 tablespoons cinnamon, 1/2 cup dried Goji berries,    1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg  5 teaspoons vanilla extract, 3 cups bread, torn into small pieces (french bread works best)   In medium saucepan, over medium heat, heat milk (or half & half) just until film forms over top. Combine butter and milk, stirring until butter is melted. Cool to lukewarm.Combine sugar, eggs, cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer at medium speed for 1 minute. Slowly add milk mixture. Place bread in a lightly greased 1 1/2 quart casserole. Sprinkle with dried honeyberries  or blueberries if desired. Pour batter on top of bread. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 to 50 minutes or until set. Serve warm.  If you make the sauce to put on top of your bread pudding, adjust the sugar in the bread pudding recipe, change it to 1/3 cups sugar (the sauce has the other 1/3 cup in it).  Bread Pudding Sauce  1 cup whole milk 2 Tbsp. butter 1/3 cup granulated white sugar 3 tsp. vanilla 2 Tbsp. flour dash of salt  Mix everything together and bring to a boil for 3 - 4 minutes, stirring constantly. Set aside for 5 minutes, then pour on warm  puddin'n