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

Apricot and Lavender Tart + A Giveaway

I’ve been a big fan of Anya Kassoff’s blog Golubka for a long time. It’s a lovely site full of gorgeously-photographed, health-promoting recipes, many of which are vegan and raw.

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

Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes

My friend Ella writes and photographs the beautiful blog Pure Ella. Today, I am part of a group of bloggers helping Ella celebrate the upcoming birth of her second baby.

Candied Violets.

Candied Violets

To make candied violets, all you need is the flowers, some sugar, and something to get the sugar to adhere to the flowers. Candied violets make a beautiful decoration for cakes, cupcakes, and other pastries.

Fresh Vegetable Juice #SAVEITSUNDAY

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Glad in conjunction with their #SAVEITSUNDAY program. With #SAVEITSUNDAY, Glad hopes to educate the public about the consequences of food waste, and I am

How To Make Vegetable Stock #SAVEITSUNDAY

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Glad in conjunction with their #SAVEITSUNDAY program. With #SAVEITSUNDAY, Glad hopes to educate the public about the consequences of food waste, and I am

Chocolate-Flecked Sesame Cookies

I don’t talk about it much here (because nowadays I eat everything), but I had quite a few food sensitivities at one point in my life. This was a while

Chai Pumpkin Oatmeal

I lift weights and/or do CrossFit most weekday mornings. I like to get some nourishing carbohydrates into my belly before I head to the gym: I just love this recipe

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

Grilled Eggplant and Cilantro Dip

*Disclosure: This post is part of my ongoing relationship with the folks from California Endive Farms. I receive complementary boxes of endive and I am being compensated to develop recipes

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

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

Spring Tonic Soup from Healthy Green Kitchen

Spring Tonic Soup with Wild Greens

Last Sunday, I went to the first in a series of classes I am taking on identifying and using edible wild plants. It was fantastic- so fun to be outside

Guacamole with Pistachios

Jen Schall is a dear blogger friend, and soon she’ll be having a baby girl! I’m just thrilled for Jen and her husband Darron, and I’m excited to be participating

sweet pickled tomatoes

Sweet Pickled Cherry Tomatoes

The amount of tomatoes I’ve harvested from my garden this year has been nothing short of astonishing. I was determined to grow enough so that I could live off tomato

Red Currant and Lime Sorbet

I bought some red currants at my town’s Farmer’s market recently. I was so pleased because they’re not easy to come by, and I cannot overstate how much I enjoy