Healthy Seasonal Recipes

wheat free

salad nicoise dressing

If you love salad nicoise, then you will adore this caper salad nicoise dressing recipe. It has parsley, white wine vinegar and garlic. It only…Read More

gluten-free strawberry rhubarb crisp

Sweet and tart strawberry rhubarb crisp made with gluten-free sorghum and pecan topping. While much of the country has moved onto blueberries, the Vermont strawberry…Read More

strawberry lemonade cocktail

Here is a recipe for a cocktail that may just be your new favorite summer drink. It is made with home-made strawberry infused vodka and…Read More

green beans with fermented black beans ~ aka dirty green beans

I’m calling this recipe Dirty Green Beans. It’s steamed green beans tossed with fermented black beans (which are fermented and salted black soybeans), shiitakes and…Read More

lemon rosemary pork chops with arugula salad

Today I have a grilled pork chop recipe with lemon, garlic and rosemary. I served them with a simple arugula salad with Pecorino cheese and…Read More

spinach salad with maple ranch dressing, bacon and beets

The salad love continues today with a healthy spinach salad recipe with beets and bacon. It is topped with home-made light ranch dressing with maple…Read More

what to do with beet greens and a recipe for beet green salad with sherry vinaigrette and feta

If you have been cruising the farmers market lately, if you have a vegetable garden, or if you belong to a CSA, you probably know…Read More

sunflower seed protein balls

Today I have an awesome nut-free and gluten-free muscle recovery protein ball snack to share with you all. It’s made with Sunflower Butter, instead of…Read More

spatchcocked skillet roasted chicken with tarragon

My recipe for this month Recipe Redux is Spatchcocked Chicken which I roasted in my grandmother’s cast-iron skillet. I made a simple tarragon pan sauce….Read More

chicken and chickpea green goddess power salad

Here is the Chicken and Chickpea Green Goddess Power Salad recipe I talked about yesterday. It is really special and deserves its own post. It…Read More

slow-cooker chicken and okra

This is an old favorite recipe for chicken thighs and drumsticks cooked in a slow-cooker. It has tomatoes, red wine, bell peppers and okra. The…Read More

kohlrabi fennel slaw with blue cheese and walnuts

Kohlrabi is one of those CSA stumpers. By that I mean, it arrives in the share, and there is a little whisper of dread. I…Read More

cranberry tangerine negroni

These Cranberry Negroni Cocktails are going to be your next Holiday tradition! They’re made with Tangerines and fresh cranberries!  I cannot say that I have…Read More

shredded brussels sprouts with bacon and caraway

Shredded Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Caraway seed. A flavorful healthy Thanksgiving or holiday side dish with just enough bacon to please Brussels Sprouts non-believers….Read More

simple home-made applesauce

Here’s how to make simple home-made applesauce. It is super easy. Here’s what you need to know about which varieteis to choose, and how to…Read More

apple pie ice cream with salted honey caramel sauce

I ate this ice cream for lunch. I didn’t mean to. But I was photographing it, and I just couldn’t resist. And let me tell…Read More

gluten free date bread with coffee and ginger

Do you ever get an idea in your head and it just won’t go away until you do something about it? Well that’s why I’m…Read More

chocolate raspberry yogurt pops

I don’t want to wallow in sadness, but I just have to get something off my chest. Please feel free to skip to the Dannies…Read More

green mountain smoothie

I just got back from the King Arthur Flour Blog & Bake™ event in Norwich Vermont for three days and nights. It was so much…Read More

healthy maple tahini chicken and broccoli stir-fry

This family-friendly weeknight entree comes together in a snap. Just make sure to prep your chicken, broccoli, the maple tahini sauce and other stir-fry ingredients…Read More

sorrel pesto

Yesterday I had my first taste of sorrel. I don’t know why it took me so long to try it, but now I’m glad that…Read More