Bacon-Wilted Greens with Warm Goat Cheese

Virginia Willis is a French-trained chef and well-loved authority on Southern cooking. Her new book Lighten Up, Y’all: Classic Southern Recipes Made Healthy and Wholesome arrived in my mailbox a

Southwestern Stuffed Peppers

Carrie Vitt is one of the sweetest people I know and she’s got a great new cookbook out called The Grain-Free Family Table: 125 Delicious Recipes for Fresh, Healthy Eating

chocolate marshmallows | healthy green kitchen @winnieab

Chocolate Marshmallows

I competed in my second powerlifting meet this past Sunday. My goals for this one were to get more experience lifting in front of judges, and to qualify for USA

Pumpkin Soup with Crème Fraîche and Fried Sage

Disclosure: This recipe is part of FIJI Water’s “Perfection Takes Time” campaign. I am being compensated for my recipe development and photography; all opinions are 100% mine. I grow Cheese

Summer Fun + Cold Cucumber Soup

It’s been almost a month since I last wrote a blog post: I don’t think I’ve ever taken this long of a break! Why the silence? No particular reason except

Tomato Basil Socca Pizza

A bunch of bloggers whose work I adore have come out with cookbooks lately. One such blogger is Erin Alderson of the blog Naturally Ella. Her brand new book is

Spicy Lacto-fermented Pickles

Naturally cultured foods, such as these lacto-fermented pickles, are teeming with vitamins, live enzymes, and natural probiotics (bacteria that are helpful for reducing the amount of harmful organisms in the

Orange Cardamom Curd

Homemade fruit curds always surprise me. Each creamy spoonful contains so much bright, sweet flavor. Even though I have been making my own fruit curds for some years now, I

Fresh Vegetable Juice #SAVEITSUNDAY

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Glad in conjunction with their #SAVEITSUNDAY program. With #SAVEITSUNDAY, Glad hopes to educate the public about the consequences of food waste, and I am

How To Make Vegetable Stock #SAVEITSUNDAY

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Glad in conjunction with their #SAVEITSUNDAY program. With #SAVEITSUNDAY, Glad hopes to educate the public about the consequences of food waste, and I am

Napa Cabbage Kimchi

I devoted a whole chapter in my book to the health benefits of cultured foods: I love and eat all sorts of cultured foods and kimchi is one of my

Pumpkin Panna Cotta

I’m participating in National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo) which means I’m blogging every day of November, 2013! I’ve got a thing for creamy, custard-like sweets. The Italian dessert panna cotta

Chickpea, Fennel, and Broccoli Rabe Soup

I’m participating in National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo) which means I’m blogging every day of November, 2013! Soup. I make it all the time and yet I rarely make it

candied pumpkin seeds

Candied Pumpkin Seeds

Last night, I made a spur-of-the-moment decision to sign up for National Blog Posting Month (aka NaBloPoMo). NaBloPoMo is an annual blogging event that takes place each November: participants commit