Mango Lassi

Well, we made it through Hurricane Tropical Storm Irene in one piece. I feel so lucky that we didn’t have any damage to our property and we never lost power…a

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Coconut Banana Pancakes (Gluten-Free)

Some days, I have to force myself to eat breakfast. Today was not one of them. These are coconut banana pancakes from the brand new (and completely fabulous!) In the

Homemade Breakfast Sausage

This month’s Charcutepalooza challenge (dreamed up by meat mavens Cathy and Kim) was to try our hands at grinding meat, and then turn it into sausage. Like pretty much everything

Red Potato Frittata with Kale and Rosemary

I love having chickens. They are easy to care for. And remarkably entertaining. The constant supply of organic eggs is pretty darn cool, too. Since I’ve always got eggs on

Gluten Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

These pumpkin chocolate chip muffins, adapted from talented gluten-free blogger and cookbook author Elana Amsterdam, are dense and extremely moist, with the perfect amount of seasonal pumpkin flavor. Adding the

Our First Eggs…Perfectly Scrambled

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you may remember that I got chickens last May. Well, they’ve been growing… …and about 10 days ago, we got our

Fresh Fig and Banana Smoothie

This vegan fig banana smoothie blends up just a few seconds, but tastes rich and ever so exotic. This is one of my favorite smoothies. I haven’t had one in

Red Currant, Pomegranate, and Kefir Lassi

A lassi is a yogurt-based drink popular in India and Pakistan. Sometimes salty and sometimes sweet (Indian restaurants here in the United States usually make them with mango), lassis are

Healthy Homemade Granola

The winner of the Lucid Food giveaway (picked by random.org) was Sara. Many thanks to everyone who entered, and thanks of course to Louisa Shafia for donating a signed copy

Pop Tarts Revisited

I wish I could take credit for this brilliant idea, but I can’t… I first saw homemade pop tarts in the April 2010 issue of Bon Appetit, and soon after

Pea Omelet with Mint and Mascarpone

I am hosting Weekend Herb Blogging this week. WHB is a weekly blogging event that focuses on plant and herb ingredients. If you’d like to participate, you can find the

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Raw Chocolate Banana Smoothie

This raw chocolate banana smoothie is so sweet, creamy, and rich that it’s almost hard to believe it’s good for you. This one is very different from the green smoothie