Herbed Vegetable Frittata

Protein and veggie packed, with lots and lots of herbs so it smells just heavenly while baking, this herbed vegetable frittata makes a wonderful breakfast, lunch or light dinner. Though

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

Cantaloupe Salad

This cantaloupe salad with lemon balm and lemon cucumber is delicious and very simple to make. Lemon balm (Melissa officianalis) is an herb I am very fond of; I grow

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

Making Sauerkraut

Traditional sauerkraut is a lacto-fermented/cultured food made from cabbage that is absolutely fabulous for your health. A few of its many healthy attributes: it is high in probiotics that aid

Ricki’s Cocoa Nibbles

I’m doing a little detox of sorts- a week or maybe more of eating lots of raw foods- so I was so happy to see this recipe for raw cocoa

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

Thai Coconut Soup

This Thai Coconut Soup is a simple yet flavorful meal that can be prepared quickly. It is one of my favorite healthy soup recipes. Coconut milk is a healthy fat

homemade granola bars

Homemade Protein Bars

I like the idea of protein bars because they are easy to eat on the run and theoretically, they make a healthy snack before or after exercise. What I don’t

Healthy Fruit Soda

This healthy fruit soda is a homemade treat that’s not very hard to make…patience is the only skill that is required, as you’ll have to wait a little while to

Kabocha Squash Soup

It’s definitely Spring, but we’re still having some chilly days every now and then, and when we do, I always want to make soup. This is one of my favorite

Quinoa With Asparagus and Mushrooms

I am a big fan of quinoa. It’s a gluten-free seed that has the versatility of a grain, but with more protein and it cooks very quickly…try it in this

Figs With Greek Yogurt and Raw Chocolate

The May 2009 issue of Martha Stewart Living had a small feature on dates that caught my eye;  I liked the healthy simplicity of her recipe for dates with strained

Berry Yogurt Smoothie

I recently came to the conclusion that I am a bit obsessed with smoothies! Smoothies are just so easy to make and so easy to pack with good nutrition– plus

Eggs and Greens With Ramps and Cilantro

For my first Healthy Green Kitchen recipe post, I figured it would be appropriate to write about “greens”. My kids are super busy in the evenings these days and it’s