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  • Spring Salad with Edible Blossoms

    Spring Salad with Edible Flowers

    Spring Salad with Edible Flowers ~ this simple side dish is spring in a bowl ~ I’ll show you how to identify, source, and use edible flowers to make this celebratory…

  • How to Eat Flowers, Edible Flowers

    25+ Ways to Put Edible Flowers on the Table

    25+ Ways to Put Edible Flowers on the Table ~ flowers are one of the joys of spring time, and they’re also back in vogue as garnishes and ingredients in all…

  • How to Make Veggie Flower Bouquets 14

    How to Make Edible Bouquets

    How to Make Edible Bouquets ~ bouquets of veggies disguised as colorful blossoms can stand in for flowers on your summer table, and they’re a great idea for barbecues and outdoor…

  • How to make flower ice cubes 17

    Edible Flower Ice Cubes

    Edible Flower Ice Cubes ~ up your beverage game this season with the prettiest ice cubes ever!  Fresh edible blossoms frozen right into cubes of ice dress up cocktails, soda, or…

  • edible flower salad

    How to Eat Flowers!

    Edible flowers are a perfect way to liven up your meals this spring and summer. Learn the dos and don’ts of edible flowers and how to incorporate them into salads and…

  • Strawberries and Cream Pots

    Strawberries and Cream Pots (no bake)

    Strawberries and Cream Pots garnished with edible flowers ~ a dreamy no bake strawberry pot de créme made quick and easy on the stove top.  This spring dessert showcases the timeless…

  • 7 Tips for Show Stopping Salads

    Take my Main Course Salad Challenge!

    Take my Main Course Salad Challenge and lighten up your menu for spring ~ join me and eat a hearty healthy salad for dinner once a week during the month of…

  • Fresh strawberry cake topped with strawberries and flowers

    Easy Strawberry Cake

    My Easy Strawberry Cake recipe is a simple white layer cake filled with bright strawberry jam, frosted with an almond buttercream, and festooned with a lovely wreath of fresh berries.  Nobody…

  • Lemon poppy seed mini tarts

    Lemon Tart with Poppy Seed Shortbread Crust

    My Lemon Tart with Poppy Seed Shortbread Crust is a sunny, tangy dessert that’s perfect for sweetening up these last weeks of winter.  Just whisk together the lemony filling and bake,…

  • Colorful Winter Pansy Salad

    Winter Pansy Salad

    My Winter Pansy Salad with blood orange vinaigrette will bring some color to your fall and holiday menus using edible pansies that thrive in the cooler months! …

  • Savory Herb Shortbread dough rolled out, with cookie cutter.

    Savory Herb Shortbread (and Party Printables!)

    Set out these buttery savory herb shortbread crackers at the cocktail hour for an elegant alternative to chips.  I’ve included a pretty customizable menu and place cards to help you set…

  • horizontal photo of grilled salmon salad with edible flowers

    Grilled Salmon Salad with Spring Greens

    Want to eat more fish but need a little nudge?  This Grilled Salmon Salad with spring greens is one of my favorite ways to eat fresh fish like salmon, ahi, or…

  • Fresh Asparagus Blender Soup

    I make this Fresh Asparagus Soup so easily in the blender.  There’s no long cooking involved so this healthy soup stays bright and flavorful (all the vitamins remain right in the…

  • The Flavor Forecast for 2018

    The Flavor Forecast for 2018 ~ you might already know the Pantone color of the year (it’s Ultra-Violet), but what about the food trends of 2018?  Here’s what the experts are…

  • What to Buy Now: Holiday Gift Guide

    What to Buy Now: Holiday Gift Guide ~ it’s that time of year again, and I bet some of you are stumped for ideas.  Here are some fun last minute prezzies…

  • Healthy and hydrating Cucumber Lemon Spa Popsicles

    Cucumber Lemon Spa Popsicles

    Cucumber Lemon Spa Popsicles ~ just like the refreshing water at your favorite spa, these flavor infused ice popsicles will hydrate, detox, and rejuvenate ~ you’ll be so glad you have…

  • The ULTIMATE Guide to Deviled Eggs {50+ recipes}

    The ULTIMATE Guide to Deviled Eggs ~ is there anything better than these perfect little packages of protein packed goodness?  Here’s 50 + of the world’s best deviled eggs, with enough…

  • Honeysuckle Vodka Lemonade ~ this uniquely refreshing spring cocktail is made with homemade honeysuckle infused vodka and fresh squeezed lemonade...| vodka | summer cocktail | infused alcohol | edible flowers | Mother's Day | spring cocktail | vodka |

    Honeysuckle Vodka Lemonade

    Honeysuckle Vodka Lemonade ~ this unique spring cocktail is made with homemade honeysuckle infused vodka and fresh squeezed lemonade…it’s a super refreshing conversation starter, and the honeysuckle vodka is ready in…

  • Wild Caught Tuna Crostini --- these little toasts are fun to make and so healthy --- theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Wild Caught Tuna Crostini

    Wild Caught Tuna Crostini are a super healthy and colorful appetizer or light meal — just add wine and friends and you’ve got the makings for the perfect summer gathering. This…

  • 7 Tips for Show Stopping Salads

    7 Tips for Show Stopping Salads

    Take your salad from so-so to stunning with these 7 tips — and when something looks this fabulous and fresh it’s a pleasure to serve, and even more fun to eat.…

  • strawberry rhubarb skillet cobbler

    Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler

    Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler ~ it’s one of the joys of the season, with juicy ruby red strawberries and rhubarb bubbling up around a flaky biscuit dough, what are you waiting for?…

  • honeysuckle ice cream

    Honeysuckle Ice Cream

    In life, as well as in the kitchen, I’m a big believer in making use of what you’ve got, and right now I’ve got a rambling honeysuckle vine draped over my…

  • Spring Kale and Herb Salad with edible flowers

    Purple Kale and Pansy Salad

    Purple Kale and Pansy Salad ~ edible flowers like colorful pansies can turn a salad from so-so to sensational.  Use them as a garnish on all kinds of dishes this spring!…

  • 10 Best Packable Lunches

    Beyond the Sandwich: 10 Best Packable Lunches

    We’re a nation of sandwich eaters, and while I have nothing against them,  I just think they’re a little…boring.  I’d so much rather have real food for lunch.  Here are a…

  • Early Girl Gazpacho

    Gazpacho is one of the glories of summer, and it has to be made with garden fresh tomatoes.  Forget about eating it during the rest of the year, you can only…

  • Roasted Strawberry Soup

    Simple Roasted Strawberry Soup

    Simple Roasted Strawberry Soup ~ this cold fruit soup is somewhere between a smoothie and a soup, meant to be served as the first course of a spring or summertime supper,…

  • Nordic Smoked Salmon Open Faced Sandwiches 10

    Nordic Open Faced Smoked Salmon Sandwiches

     Nordic Open Faced Smoked Salmon Sandwiches are exquisitely delicate and healthy ~ this is clean eating that that also happens to be insanely delicious.…

  • How To Make Lavender and Rose Simple Syrups

    How To Make Lavender and Rose Simple Syrups ~ these easy homemade simple syrups can be made with all sorts of edible flowers for a romantic pop of flavor in drinks…

  • How to Make a Microgreen Salad

    How to Make a Microgreen Salad ~ delicate microgreens are a great way to add a pop of freshness to your everyday salads, these baby greens are super healthy, full of…

  • Mini Lady Grey Tea Cakes with Honey Frosting

    These Mini Lady Grey Tea Cakes with Honey Frosting are tailor made for the ladies who lunch.  They’re elegant little cakes infused with the fragrant flavors of Earl Grey tea, one…

  • May Lilac Recipes

    May Lilac Recipes ~ the delicate blossoms of lilacs are beautiful, the fragrance is sweet and haunting…but did you also know that the flowers are edible?  Make the most of their…

  • Grapefruit Blossom Pot de Creme

    Grapefruit Blossom Pot de Creme is delicately infused with the essence of spring — if you can’t get citrus blossoms, try lilac,  jasmine, honeysuckle, or elderberry. Spring is around the corner…in…

  • Bloom Honey

    American Artisans: Bloom Honey

    Bloom is the twelfth in my Sunday series featuring American Artisans. There are so many exceptionally talented craftspeople, designers, and small companies across the country who share my love of handcrafted…

  • Lemon Panna Cotta | The View from Great Island 3

    Lemon Panna Cotta

    This light Lemon Panna Cotta is the perfect early spring dessert, it’s no-bake, super simple, and easy to adjust for dairy free and vegan! I knew one of the first things…

  • Honeysuckle Iced Tea 2

    Honeysuckle Iced Tea

    Honeysuckle Iced Tea ~ this sweet, floral, and refreshing drink made from honeysuckle blossoms is the perfect thing to sip on a warm summer day!…

  • The Cardamom Rose Cocktail

    The Cardamom Rose Cocktail is a romantic cocktail made with a homemade rose simple syrup, fresh citrus, and bitters ~ it’s got a gorgeous pink color!…