Steel-Cut Oats with Coconut and Pomegranate

Pacific Foods makes a variety of non-dairy beverages and they recently sent me some of their new organic coconut milks. I’ve only ever purchased coconut milk in cans before, and

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

Cheers to Change + Homemade Yogurt

Happy New Year everyone! Yes, I know I am days late in wishing you my very best for the coming year, but my holiday break was pretty busy: my dad

Strawberry Rose Lassi from www.healthygreenkitchen.com

Strawberry Rose Lassi

*Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Burt’s Bees. I am being compensated to develop a recipe and share information about the Wild For Bees Campaign with you; all opinions expressed

black rice and spring vegetables

Black Rice and Spring Vegetable Pilaf

About six weeks ago, I stumbled upon a new-to-me food blog called Love and Lemons. I fell in love with the clean and pretty design, as well as the stunning

caramelized onion dip

Caramelized Red Onion Dip

I know what you’re thinking: where was this dip a couple of days ago, when I was planning my Superbowl party? Believe me when I say I really wanted to

Mango Lassi

Well, we made it through Hurricane Tropical Storm Irene in one piece. I feel so lucky that we didn’t have any damage to our property and we never lost power…a

Cucumber Sorrel Smoothie

Summer’s heat sucks my energy and makes me cranky, but my summer garden inspires me. I am inundated with cucumbers this year. Absolutely positively inundated. I cannot keep up! From

rugelach with spelt

Spelt Rugelach

With all the hustle of getting ready to go to BlogHer Food, I somehow neglected to mention that I guest posted over at Frosting for the Cause last week. Frosting

homemade protein bars

Homemade Protein Bars Take 2

One of my very first blog posts was this one for Homemade Protein Bars. That post has received a lot of traffic over the last year and a half. Apparently,

hot artichoke dip

Healthier Hot Artichoke and Garlic Dip

Everyone in my family loves hot artichoke dip. What is not to love, really, about a dish so creamy, so cheesy, and so replete with garlic… especially when it’s right

Garden Pea and Rose Petal Salad

Slightly cooler temperatures plus lots of rain this past week equals one very happy garden… …everything for this Garden Pea and Rose Petal Salad came straight out of that happy

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

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