Blueberry & Peach Crostata

Blueberry & Peach Crostata

Remember when “fruit pizzas” were really popular—I think my daughter was in grade school then. You bought the Slice and Bake Sugar Cookie Dough from the little Pillsbury Dough Boy and rolled the whole log into a big round pizza crust, baked it and then iced it with...
Healthy Ground Cherry Chews

Healthy Ground Cherry Chews

Every year I try to create at least one recipe using ground cherries. From the very beginning of Green Gal of the Midwest, a ground cherry recipe has been on the blog—everything from salad to pie to chutney. Ground cherries are not a familiar fruit—in fact, they are...
Gluten-Free Orange Sunshine Cake

Gluten-Free Orange Sunshine Cake

Every year the same daunting task awaits: how to make a spectacular gluten-free birthday cake—one that looks and tastes like a real birthday cake—for my daughter Heather. Heather does not suffer from Celiac Disease, so I’ve got some fudge room, if I’m careful. But it...
Chocolate-Covered Cranberry Love Muffins

Chocolate-Covered Cranberry Love Muffins

I begin as many valentines do… with an apology. Alas, it’s true; over two years ago, I wrote a post about the inspiration for my original Love Muffins and then, some posts later, gave you another recipe and promised you something I never delivered: A Love Muffin...
Green Gal Green Apple Slaw

Green Gal Green Apple Slaw

Spotlighting pork for October was not a hard decision. I loved featuring Blaine Bilyeu, the owner of Papa’s Pasture, who can really “farm like a girl”. Recommending some sweet treats that parents will love for the Halloween crowd also made me feel really good about...