Homemade red kombucha in two glasses on a cutting board.

The Best Time to Drink Kombucha

Kombucha is a tasty treat for any time of day, but getting the most of its beneficial effects requires specific timing. Find out the best time to drink kombucha for you.

Purple Dead Nettle.

Purple Dead Nettle Uses, Benefits, and Recipes

Purple dead nettle may be a weed, but it has more health benefits than many veggies in your garden. Keep reading to see purple dead nettle uses, benefits, and some great medicinal and culinary recipes.

A large fermentation jar filled with kombucha along with two finished bottles of kombucha.

How to Make Kombucha at Home

Kombucha is a popular beverage that’s made by fermenting sweet tea with a culture of yeast and bacteria. It’s an ancient drink that, until fairly recently, had only been shared

Strawberry Date Silk Smoothie

We recently hosted a big brunch for family and friends who came from out of town for my daughter Maddie’s Bat Mitzvah. After the brunch, I was left with a

Citrusy Green Smoothie

I was a pretty early adopter of the green smoothie, but I burned out on them a while back. I was really excited about trying the Citrusy Green Smoothie on

Iced Coffee Frappe

Summer’s almost over and I haven’t yet shared my iced coffee frappe recipe? This is a problem. A problem that must be remedied immediately. If they weren’t super expensive (and

Strawberry Rose Lassi from www.healthygreenkitchen.com

Strawberry Rose Lassi

*Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Burt’s Bees. I am being compensated to develop a recipe and share information about the Wild For Bees Campaign with you; all opinions expressed

Blueberry Cinnamon Shrub from Healthy Green Kitchen

Blueberry Cinnamon Shrub

Make Your Own Soda: Syrup Recipes for All-Natural Pop, Floats, Cocktails, and More is a lovely little book that was just released yesterday. I received a review copy from the

pomegranate cocktail

Pomegranate Prosecco Spritzer

I promised you I’d be back with a cocktail in hand as soon as I finished writing my book. Well, I am done (at least for the moment…I have a

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

Ginger Lemongrass Simple Syrup

Though I try to limit the sugar in my diet, I have lately become obsessed with making homemade simple syrups. I love infusing them with herbs from my garden…the flavor

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

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

chocolate peanut butter smoothie

Banana Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

I mentioned this drink in yesterday’s post, and it occurred to me that maybe you’d like the recipe. I’ve also been meaning to share some of my favorite tips for