Roasted Strawberry Agua Fresca with Basil

When I learned that you can- and should!- roast strawberries, I was kind of shocked. While conceptually this makes perfect sense (because what fruit or vegetable does not improve with

violet jelly recipe

Violet Jelly

I go weak in the knees for recipes made with edible flowers… …so when violets started popping up across my yard recently, I immediately set about gathering as many as

Dried Apricot and Chile Jam

I have been sick as a dog this past week. {What’s up with that expression, by the way? My dog is perfectly healthy.} The kind of sick where you cannot

black bean chili

Black Bean Chili with Chocolate

I’ve been making Black Bean Chili With Chocolate for years, but for some reason, I never got around to posting it here on the blog. I personally don’t give a

A Proper Breakfast (and an ochazuke recipe)

Thank you all for your kind feedback regarding the new series I’ve started here at Healthy Green Kitchen: One Simple Change. In case you missed my announcement last Friday, here’s

savory grapefruit salad

Savory Pink Grapefruit Salad

I don’t want to tell you how many cookies I ate at the cookie swap and in the days that followed. Just know that it was way too many. Truth

Apple Dried Cherry Chutney

We have an extra refrigerator in our garage. It’s where I keep my “bee tea”- a sugar/herb solution I’ve been making in large quantities and feeding to my bees for

local-concord-grapes

Concord Grape Jam

I bought these local concord grapes earlier this week. I had visions of using them in Jennie’s muffins…a recipe I’ve had my eye on for a long time. But that