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.
Homemade blueberry pie with fresh blueberries is one of the simple joys of summer. Bake it indoors, or get adventurous and bake it outdoors in a dutch oven to keep the house cool. Either way, a savory butter crust is a perfect complement to the juicy blueberry pie filling.
Rhubarb is just beautiful, and it’s a shame to hide it inside of a pie. This rhubarb upside-down cake shows off all it’s beauty right on top, and allows for your own creativity in arranging the pieces. Leave them long like Smitten Kitchen’s version, try a cubic design like real simple food, or get really fancy with an … Read more