Bacon-Wilted Greens with Warm Goat Cheese

Virginia Willis is a French-trained chef and well-loved authority on Southern cooking. Her new book Lighten Up, Y’all: Classic Southern Recipes Made Healthy and Wholesome arrived in my mailbox a

Chopped Salad

Recently I was thinking about how I haven’t been eating many salads lately. This is mostly due to not having access to my garden goodies this time of year, but

Chickpea, Fennel, and Broccoli Rabe Soup

I’m participating in National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo) which means I’m blogging every day of November, 2013! Soup. I make it all the time and yet I rarely make it

Pear and Gorgonzola Salad

A local restaurant serves a pear and gorgonzola pizza that I love. It was the inspiration for this pear and gorgonzola salad, to which I’ve also added pistachios. I harbored

Fresh Salsa | Healthy Green Kitchen

Fresh Salsa with Heirloom Tomatoes

I grow many types of organic heirloom tomatoes each summer. Though I have made and water-bath canned several different kinds of cooked salsas in years past, I decided not to

Pickled Purslane

My house has a longish rocky driveway and purslane grows like crazy along the edges. I also find it in my garden beds, so I eat it quite a lot.

Quinoa Salad from Healthy Green Kitchen

Quinoa Salad with Black Beans + Corn

Do you have a favorite summertime potluck dish? I do and you are looking at it! I’ve been making quinoa salad in one form or another for years. I like

Sylvie’s Sensational Summer Salad Round-Up

Today it is my great privilege to introduce you to Sylvie Shirazi of the incredibly lovely blog Gourmande in the Kitchen. Sylvie put together a stunning round-up of summer salads

Chachouka

Chachouka (Shakshuka)

Chachouka is a North African tomato and pepper stew with eggs. The dish is also known as Shakshuka or Shakshouka. Chachouka makes a great brunch, lunch, or dinner for two. Cold leftovers are also quite tasty for breakfast.

Cinnamon Sugar Kale Chips from www.healthygreenkitchen.com

Cinnamon Sugar Kale Chips

Cinnamon sugar? On kale chips? I assure you I was incredulous when I first saw this recipe, too. But trust me, this is a combination you really must try. I

Grilled Endive Caprese Salad

Disclosure: This is the last in a series of sponsored posts written by me on behalf of Discover Endive. I have received three complimentary shipments of California endive over the

black rice and spring vegetables

Black Rice and Spring Vegetable Pilaf

About six weeks ago, I stumbled upon a new-to-me food blog called Love and Lemons. I fell in love with the clean and pretty design, as well as the stunning