Nutty Olive Oil Granola

Homemade granola is so easy and economical to make….it’s also much healthier and more delicious than granolas you can buy. I’ve been hooked on making my own ever since I baked up my first batch. I’ve tried many different recipes since then…I guess you could say I am on a quest to find the perfect … Read more

Salted Chocolate Tart and Reflections on 3 Years of Blogging

sea salted chocolate tart

This week marks three years since I started Healthy Green Kitchen. What a journey it has been: I’ve written over 500 posts! It’s pretty safe to say that I had no idea what I was getting into when I published my first recipe; blogging is certainly more work than I ever imagined it would be…it’s … Read more

Lemon Bread with Lemon Mascarpone Icing

I am very much a “lemon girl”, and I am always looking for new sweets to make with the juicy yellow orbs. In the past, I’ve posted about lemon cake, lemon curd and lemon frozen yogurt, lemon tart, and lemon pie; today, I want to share a lemon bread. This quick bread is adapted from … Read more

Maple Glazed Olive Oil Pumpkin Cake

Olive oil. I use it for cooking all the time, and in the last couple of years, I’ve been baking with it, as well. Before I tried it in this chocolate cake, however, I was afraid to use it in baked goods. I feared the olive oil would hijack the other flavors involved. Now that … Read more

Salt Cod Chowder with Garlic Aioli

After I made salt cod for my 2nd charcutepalooza challenge post, I wanted to use it in some sort of soup or stew. I found a lovely salt cod chowder in of my favorite culinary resources, The Zuni Cafe Cookbook, so I set about adapting it. Despite how quickly this chowder cooks, it is extremely … Read more