Crockpot Applesauce

My mom brought me a big bag of local organic apples yesterday. They were beautiful pink fleshed apples – called “pink pearls”, I believe- stunning as well as delicious. I

Rosemary Bread with Walnuts and Olives

Making homemade bread is something I have been doing sporadically for many years. I’ve made all different types and I’ve found that even though they require patience, variations on sourdough

Slow Roasted Tomatoes

When you’ve got lots and lots of tomatoes in the garden and you’re looking for new ways to cook ’em, here comes a slow roasted tomato recipe to the rescue.

Dobos Torte

I recently took part in my first Daring Bakers’ Challenge! The August 2009 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Angela of A Spoonful of Sugar and Lorraine of Not Quite

Tahini Tempeh Vegetable Summer Rolls

These tahini tempeh summer rolls are gluten-free, quick to prepare, and bursting with so much summer goodness. Rice wrappers can be found in Asian markets or in the Asian section

Rose Petal Elixir

This is a lovely recipe that comes from herbalist Kiva Rose. This is a simple home remedy preparation that is excellent for sore throat, as well as other types of

Raw Tomato Basil Soup

It’s still too hot to cook much, so I’m on a blended soup kick. While I like traditional cooked tomato soup as much as the next person, I think this

Lemon Cucumber Pickles

Having a great harvest of cucumbers this summer means I’m getting creative with the pickle recipes. These feature the lovely little lemon cucumbers, and they have wonderful spicy flavor from

Julia Child’s Ratatouille

In honor of all things (Julie and) Julia, I recently pulled out and have been reading through my first edition copy (one of the benefits of my stint as a

Organic Garden Salad with Blue Potatoes

This organic garden salad with blue potatoes and eggs is a great example of how I am eating these days. I love salads like this because they are so nutritious

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Since the inception of Healthy Green Kitchen, I’ve been conflicted about posting dessert recipes. My goal is to encourage people to eat healthy, and let’s be honest, most desserts just

Breakfast Chia Pudding

When you think of chia seeds, you think chia pets, right? Well, chia seeds are no longer being used just for (chi-ch-ch-) chia pet purposes…they are actually incredibly nutritious, and

Organic Garden Early August

Somehow a month has passed, so it’s time for my monthly organic vegetable garden update. Organic Garden Early August Highlights It continues to be an incredibly rainy summer. My vegetables

Cantaloupe Salad

This cantaloupe salad with lemon balm and lemon cucumber is delicious and very simple to make. Lemon balm (Melissa officianalis) is an herb I am very fond of; I grow

Quinoa and Veggie Stuffed Eggplant

I think one of the best things about having a recipe blog is being able to participate in food-related community blogging events. So when I read about Foodie Fights, an

Cucumber Salad With Borage Flowers

After I prepared the zucchini for the raw vegetable sesame noodles, I wanted to play with my spiral slicer some more! So I made a simple cucumber salad with borage

Raw Vegetable Sesame Noodles

When I was a kid, I absolutely loved Chinese Sesame Noodles. I haven’t had them in quite some time (they are not very good for you!), so when I saw

Vegan Coconut Cinnamon Ice Cream

Did you know that yesterday was national ice cream day? Ronald Reagan apparently gave this distinction to the the third Sunday in July, so I figured it was time to

Pickled Cukes and Garlic Scapes

Here is a super easy pickles recipe featuring organic seasonal ingredients. The cucumbers and the dill in this pickled cukes and garlic scapes recipe came from my garden, and I

Smoked Salmon Chard Roll-Ups

These smoked salmon chard roll-ups make a great light breakfast, lunch, or healthy snack. They are one of my favorite fast healthy recipes, yet they are delicious and satisfying…perfect for

Herb and Flower Salad

Here is a lovely salad inspired by an empty fridge and a garden that’s offering more for me to eat with each passing day. With the exception of the dried

Popped Amaranth Treats

Amaranth is a tiny seed originating from South America and the Himalayas. It is similar to quinoa in that it cooks like a grain, yet it is completely grain-free (so