Pumpkin Soup with Crème Fraîche and Fried Sage

Disclosure: This recipe is part of FIJI Water’s “Perfection Takes Time” campaign. I am being compensated for my recipe development and photography; all opinions are 100% mine. I grow Cheese

Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Rugelach

I first met Cathy Barrow “virtually” back in 2009. We were both new bloggers. And frequent participants in the recipe contests run by Food52. In the summer of 2010, Cathy

Overnight High Protein Oatmeal

As I mentioned a few weeks back, I am competing in my first powerlifting meet tomorrow. I am nervous but also looking forward to it. I’ve spent this week training

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.

Summer Fun + Cold Cucumber Soup

It’s been almost a month since I last wrote a blog post: I don’t think I’ve ever taken this long of a break! Why the silence? No particular reason except

Tomato Basil Socca Pizza

A bunch of bloggers whose work I adore have come out with cookbooks lately. One such blogger is Erin Alderson of the blog Naturally Ella. Her brand new book is

Spicy Lacto-fermented Pickles

Naturally cultured foods, such as these lacto-fermented pickles, are teeming with vitamins, live enzymes, and natural probiotics (bacteria that are helpful for reducing the amount of harmful organisms in the

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.