Strawberry Black Pepper Soda

At the risk of sounding like a cliché, where did the summer go??? It certainly flew by for us Abramsons…my kids go back to school tomorrow. As brief as the

peach-jam

Peach and Anise Hyssop Jam

I made this jam over the weekend with local peaches and anise hyssop from my herb garden. I loved it for brunch yesterday with homemade popovers. I am having a

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

Berry Lemongrass Granita Recipe

I feel like I should be offering you all something more substantial (I posted this fruit-based recipe the other day, after all), but the fact of the matter is this:

Jalapeno Watermelon Limeade

I had a fabulous dinner with my family at Hundred Acres in New York City last week. I don’t drink very often, but I absolutely loved their Spicy Watermelon Lemonade

Spicy Cucumber Salad

I am hosting weekend herb blogging this week! If you’d like to participate, you can find more information here. My assignment for this month’s secret recipe club was to make

gluten and dairy free pancakes

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

Spicy Cold Asian Noodle Salad

I first became aware of the dynamic duo that is Phoebe Lapine and Cara Eisenpress (aka the “Quarter-Life Cooks”) through our mutual participation on food52. I fell hard for their

Brazilian Salmon and Sweet Potato Stew

Moqueca is a traditional Brazilian fish stew. It combines many of my favorite flavors, including tomato, peppers, coconut milk, and cilantro, and I’ve been wanting to make it for a

Holly’s Green Smoothie

When my friend Holly Shelowitz posted her favorite healthy green smoothie recipe on Facebook, I wanted to try it immediately. I did…and I loved it. Holly is a holistic nutritionist.

Raw Fig and Blackberry Tart from Healthy Green Kitchen

Fresh Fig and Blackberry Tart

I love tarts and pies but I hate making crusts. I find typical pie crusts difficult to get right, and even if a crust made with all natural fats and

Homemade Kimchi

If you’ve been reading this blog for a little while, you know that I am fascinated with and love to make lacto-fermented/cultured foods. Lacto-fermenting is a great natural preservation technique

Slow Roasted Tomatoes

When you’ve got lots and lots of tomatoes in the garden and you’re looking for new ways to cook ’em, here comes a slow roasted tomato recipe to the rescue.

Lemon Cucumber Pickles

Having a great harvest of cucumbers this summer means I’m getting creative with the pickle recipes. These feature the lovely little lemon cucumbers, and they have wonderful spicy flavor from

Vegan Coconut Cinnamon Ice Cream

Did you know that yesterday was national ice cream day? Ronald Reagan apparently gave this distinction to the the third Sunday in July, so I figured it was time to

Pickled Cukes and Garlic Scapes

Here is a super easy pickles recipe featuring organic seasonal ingredients. The cucumbers and the dill in this pickled cukes and garlic scapes recipe came from my garden, and I

Herb and Flower Salad

Here is a lovely salad inspired by an empty fridge and a garden that’s offering more for me to eat with each passing day. With the exception of the dried

Blueberry Green Smoothie

This blueberry green smoothie is a gorgeously purple and very satisfying healthy breakfast recipe that also happens to be incredibly nutrient-dense. Blueberries are very high in antioxidants and I really