Making Sauerkraut

Traditional sauerkraut is a lacto-fermented/cultured food made from cabbage that is absolutely fabulous for your health. A few of its many healthy attributes: it is high in probiotics that aid

Ricki’s Cocoa Nibbles

I’m doing a little detox of sorts- a week or maybe more of eating lots of raw foods- so I was so happy to see this recipe for raw cocoa

Blueberry Green Smoothie

This blueberry green smoothie is a gorgeously purple and very satisfying healthy breakfast recipe that also happens to be incredibly nutrient-dense. Blueberries are very high in antioxidants and I really

Vegan Cinnamon Rolls

I announced in yesterday’s post that I am giving away a copy of Ricki Heller’s new cookbook, Sweet Freedom. I’ve been super excited about the release of this healthy desserts

Thai Coconut Soup

This Thai Coconut Soup is a simple yet flavorful meal that can be prepared quickly. It is one of my favorite healthy soup recipes. Coconut milk is a healthy fat

Israeli Couscous Greek Salad Recipe

This is a beautiful and delicious Greek salad recipe. If you’ve never tried Israeli couscous before, it’s a bit like a small round and chewy pasta (it cooks just like

My New Organic Garden

For most weekends this Spring, my husband Dan and I have been working on an exciting project–our new organic garden. For the last few years, my vegetable gardening experience has

homemade granola bars

Homemade Protein Bars

I like the idea of protein bars because they are easy to eat on the run and theoretically, they make a healthy snack before or after exercise. What I don’t

Leek and Asparagus Pizza

Over the Memorial Day weekend, I spent lots of time in my kitchen cooking up some of my favorite Spring ingredients. One of the healthy recipes I made was this

Wheat Free Dark Chocolate Cupcakes

These wheat free dark chocolate cupcakes are the among the best healthy chocolate cupcake recipes I have made. Instead of the typically overconsumed and often allergenic wheat flour, they are

Healthy Fruit Soda

This healthy fruit soda is a homemade treat that’s not very hard to make…patience is the only skill that is required, as you’ll have to wait a little while to

Kabocha Squash Soup

It’s definitely Spring, but we’re still having some chilly days every now and then, and when we do, I always want to make soup. This is one of my favorite

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

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

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

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