Chewy dark chocolate mint cookies starring fair-trade ingredients.
Indian/Thai chicken soup with butternut squash and spinach. Recipe adapted from Padma Lakshmi.
HOT chile garlic sauce. A fresh and delicious way to spice up any meal.
Maple Tomato Salsa inspired by a recent trip to Stowe, Vermont.
Homemade Walnut Butter with Dried Cherries and Cacao Nibs.
Strawberry black pepper syrup- mix with water for a healthier alternative to soda.
Raspberry Shrub: a sweet/sour/fruity summer cocktail made with Prosecco (or sparkling water)...plus a recipe for homemade raspberry vinegar.
Whole Wheat Summer Berry Bread with a Lemon Glaze.
Roasted heirloom tomatoes with fontina and thyme.
Jelly made with rose petals and lemon balm. So intensely delicious!
Blackberry, Strawberry and Lemongrass Granita. Intensely delicious and perfect for summer.
The perfect summertime beverage (with or without vodka): Spicy Watermelon Limeade.
Spring greens from my garden, with almonds, olives and preserved Meyer lemon.
Gluten-free brownies prepared and baked in a cast-iron skillet. Fudgy and delicious.
Homemade organic pork sausage patties.
Coconut raisin scones ~ Gluten free scones and vegan too!
Dandelion pancakes... From lawn to plate!
Gluten-free brown butter banana bread, plus a nudge to bake by weight/ratios.
Black rice ochazuke with crispy salmon skin- a take on a classic Japanese comfort food.
Preserving with salt: how to make homemade bacon, preserved lemons and salt cod.
Gluten free oatmeal scones with dried cherries and dark chocolate.
Raw vegan Blood Orange, Kale and Avocado Salad. Healthy, Beautiful. Delicious.
How to make your own protein/granola bars.
A healthier hot artichoke and garlic dip.
Gluten-Free Triple Lemon Pie made with Meyer lemons.
Vegetarian Minestrone Soup with Fennel and Watercress.
Vegan and gluten-free chia seed pudding with pecans, raisins, and homemade candied ginger.
A vegan banana avocado smoothie.
California endive and satsuma mandarin salad.
Gluten-free chocolate almond pound cake with no refined sugar.
Braised endive with gremolata: a healthy recipe featuring California endive developed for Kitchen Play.
Homemade Chai Tea (embellished with a mini-gingerbread mug topper inspired by Not Martha).
Homemade candied/crystallized ginger. Great for snacking and adding to recipes.
Spiced candied kumquats, and more ideas for diy/edible holiday gifts.
Quinoa salad with a curry dressing. ~ Balance all that holiday sugar-eating with this protein-rich dish.
Decorated sugar cookies, and a giveaway for the book that inspired them: Cookie Craft.
Jam Filled Bow Tie cookies: an adorable, yet elegant cookie perfect for the holidays.
Avocado and Sardine Sandwich: healthy fast food inspired by Alton Brown.
Healthy and delicious mung bean stew with butternut squash and coconut milk.
Vietnamese pho soup made with homemade turkey stock and Thanksgiving turkey leftovers.