Strawberry Granita

Refreshing and fruity: two of my favorite adjectives when describing a dessert. They definitely apply to this Strawberry Granita, which is a type of homemade water ice made from fruit. Granita is originally from Italy, where it is typically made from lemons and their juice. We made ours with fresh strawberries, citrus juice, and sugar,…

Balsamic Watermelon & Blackberry Salad

Summer is the time of bounty!! The time of freshness! The time of health! This salad uses some of the best plants the earth has to offer: watermelon, blackberries, and fresh mint. I highly suggest you make this when blackberries at their peak so they are perfectly sweet + tart and firm. There’s nothing better!…

Baked Tofu with Strawberry Salsa

To me, June means strawberries. There’s only one month per year in the Northeast USA that has really good, juicy, sweet strawberries. I don’t trust those mid-winter grocery store strawberries that are almost as big as apples. I wait for the real, beautiful, natural thing and enjoy the heck out of them for those few…