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 one-pot dish and I think you’ll become a fan, too. [cft format=0] You can serve this “as is” as a side dish to accompany a … Read more

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 ricotta and cocoa powder, and  I adapted it using figs, Greek yogurt, and raw cacao. Figs are high in natural sugars (which makes them sweet … Read more

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 my kids love them so I make them for breakfast and/or snacks just about every day. I often make my smoothies dairy-free (using coconut milk, … Read more

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 an unfortunate fact of life that sit-down dinners just do not happen much during the week. When I got home from my son’s baseball game … Read more