Homemade Mint Extract Recipe

I’ve signed up for National Blog Posting Month which means I’m blogging every day of November, 2013. Is this crazy? Possibly, but I love a challenge. I mentioned this homemade

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

chocolate mint cookies

Chewy Fair-Trade Chocolate Mint Cookies

Last year around the holidays, I discovered and fell hard for Cooks Illustrated‘s recipe for chewy chocolate cookies. I adored their lovely soft texture and how they contain the perfect

Chocolate Mint Sugar Scrub

As promised, I am back with another DIY holiday gift idea: a homemade Chocolate Mint Sugar Scrub that smooths and nourishes the skin. I’m a total sucker for natural sugar

Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic and Mint

Cauliflower: I owe you an apology. In almost two years of writing about my favorite foods on this blog, I’ve only mentioned you once. Maybe twice. I hope you’ll allow

Amaranth Tabouli

Amaranth is an extremely tiny, yet extremely nutritious seed that cooks up like a grain (like quinoa). It is gluten-free and high in protein, calcium and magnesium. It has a

Pea Omelet with Mint and Mascarpone

I am hosting Weekend Herb Blogging this week. WHB is a weekly blogging event that focuses on plant and herb ingredients. If you’d like to participate, you can find the

Roasted Beet Salad with Mint and Feta

Roasting is my favorite cooking method for beets. After I roast the beets, I love to add them to salads like this one. This Roasted Beet Salad features flavors that

Vegan Vegetable Curry with Mint Cilantro Chutney

This is a luscious vegan curry, inspired by the delicious Tomato and Coconut Fish Curry recipe in Monica Bhide’s lovely book, Modern Spice: Inspired Indian Flavors for the Contemporary Kitchen.

Watermelon, Cucumber and Mint Salad

You’re probably thinking that I am really stretching the seasonality concept here…a watermelon salad in New York in October? Well, here’s the deal. I grew this cute little yellow watermelon

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