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

Dried Apricot and Chile Jam

I have been sick as a dog this past week. {What’s up with that expression, by the way? My dog is perfectly healthy.} The kind of sick where you cannot

homemade asian sauerkraut

One Simple Change: Add Some Culture

Welcome to Week 6 of One Simple Change! If you are not familiar with my OSC series, here’s what it’s all about: I’m giving you a new and different healthy

black bean chili

Black Bean Chili with Chocolate

I’ve been making Black Bean Chili With Chocolate for years, but for some reason, I never got around to posting it here on the blog. I personally don’t give a

savory grapefruit salad

Savory Pink Grapefruit Salad

I don’t want to tell you how many cookies I ate at the cookie swap and in the days that followed. Just know that it was way too many. Truth

Apple Dried Cherry Chutney

We have an extra refrigerator in our garage. It’s where I keep my “bee tea”- a sugar/herb solution I’ve been making in large quantities and feeding to my bees for

local-concord-grapes

Concord Grape Jam

I bought these local concord grapes earlier this week. I had visions of using them in Jennie’s muffins…a recipe I’ve had my eye on for a long time. But that

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

Rose Petal and Lemon Balm Jelly

A month or so ago, when my roses were in full bloom, I plucked what seemed like an awful lot of petals and set them aside to dry. My intention

raw apricot blackberry pie

Mostly Raw Vegan Apricot Blackberry Pie

When I first heard about Pie Day, I was stumped about what to “bring” to the virtual party. Because I’d just posted these cupcakes, I decided to go in a

Berry Lemongrass Granita Recipe

I feel like I should be offering you all something more substantial (I posted this fruit-based recipe the other day, after all), but the fact of the matter is this:

Jalapeno Watermelon Limeade

I had a fabulous dinner with my family at Hundred Acres in New York City last week. I don’t drink very often, but I absolutely loved their Spicy Watermelon Lemonade