Haskap berries are tart fruits that thrive in cold northern climates. Similar to blueberries, they’re perfect for homemade haskap ice cream!
A chocolate beetroot cake is incredibly moist and delicious. With subtle hints of red in a dark chocolate background, adding beets is the perfect way to make a Red Velvet cake without food coloring. The beets add color and keep the cake wonderfully moist, but you won’t taste them at all.
Fresh mint ice cream is wonderfully refreshing, and the perfect way to use up a bumper crop of mint.
Making donuts with edible flowers is so much fun, and I know of no better way to get kids excited about gardening. Lilacs taste as good as they smell, and they infuse wonderfully into donut batter. Lilac donuts anyone?
Celebrate the full Strawberry Moon and the Summer Solstice with these delicious elderflower and strawberry popsicles!
Homemade honey marshmallows are surprisingly easy to make, and they’re a delicious treat easily made healthier without corn syrup. These homemade herbal marshmallows are made with just a few ingredients, honey sweetened and flavored with dandelion petals for extra honey goodness.
When I found out that tulips are edible, my first thought was, “I’ve got to fill those with chocolate!” They’re beautiful little cups just as they are, just waiting to be filled, and since they blossom around mother’s day up here in the north it only seemed fitting to make them into a sweet treat. … Read more
Dandelion shortbread cookies add a bright, sunny spring twist to an old school classic. Shortbread is rather plain on its own, but it’s also adaptable, and adding edible flowers is a lovely way to add a bit of excitement. Dandelion cookies anyone?
Dandelion gummy bears are surprisingly easy to make, and it’s a project that even the littlest children will love. Once you have a few dandelions harvested, the whole process is surprisingly quick. Just a few minutes of work, and another 20 minutes for the gummy bears to set…and you’ll be eating healthy gummies in no … Read more
Shortcakes are a huge hit in the summertime, under a pile of fresh whipped cream and berries. These homemade whole wheat shortcakes have just a hint of honey and are a healthier alternative to white flour shortcakes.