Apricot and Lavender Tart + A Giveaway

I’ve been a big fan of Anya Kassoff’s blog Golubka for a long time. It’s a lovely site full of gorgeously-photographed, health-promoting recipes, many of which are vegan and raw.

Apricot crisp from www.healthygreenkitchen.com

Fresh Apricot Crisp

I spent much of last weekend visiting with dear friends I haven’t seen in years. We enjoyed lots of great conversation and feasting: it was so much fun! I made

Coconut Parsnip Custard

Coconut Parsnip Custard

Deborah Madison is a legend in the cookbook world and she’s one of my favorite food writers. My parents gave me a signed copy of her book The Savory Way

Red Kuri Squash Pie

I planted red kuri squash in my garden this year, and I wish I could say I grew the one below. Sadly, my plant didn’t do well at all, so

Avocado Panna Cotta

Avocado Panna Cotta

My whole family adores avocados. We go through lots of them in this house, which is more than fine with me: they’re quite nutrient-dense and a great source of omega-9

Blackberries in Vanilla Custard

We have a fantastic “no-spray” berry farm and orchard not far from our home. Maddie and I picked lots of blackberries this past week; after much debate on my part

Plumcot Galette

For this month’s secret recipe club, I was asked to make something from Julia’s fun blog: Fat Girl Trapped in a Skinny Body. Immediately upon assignment, I started perusing Julia’s

raw apricot blackberry pie

Mostly Raw Vegan Apricot Blackberry Pie

When I first heard about Pie Day, I was stumped about what to “bring” to the virtual party. Because I’d just posted these cupcakes, I decided to go in a

Buttermilk Panna Cotta

Last weekend, to celebrate my husband’s 40th birthday, we had dinner at American Bounty. Every aspect of the meal was terrific, but it was the Vanilla Panna Cotta with Winter

gluten free lemon pie

Triple Lemon Pie (Gluten-Free)

Just a reminder to check out my giveaway for two beautiful author signed books about keeping chickens and canning/preserving. If you are interested in healthy, local, sustainable foods, you will

Meyer Lemon Cream Tart

It’s been a week of some serious treats at my house. It all started last Saturday with this birthday cake for my daughter. Then, there was the Daring Baker’s challenge.

Sweet Potato Indian Pudding

The first time I made Indian Pudding was for dessert last Thanksgiving. Because I am serving this pumpkin cheesecake, I decided not to make Indian Pudding again this year. But