Grilled Pineapple with Coconut Mousse

Warm, sunny days in May mean the start of grill season! When you fire up the barbie for your favorite chicken or fish, try this quick dessert as well. For those of you who have been to Green Mountain, you know it is a favorite. […] Read more »


Fresh Strawberries Italian Style

One of the many healthful secrets we learned on our cooking tours to Italy — Recipes for Living: An Italian Adventure in Mindful, Exquisite Eating — was how to use the best and freshest ingredients to make wonderful but healthy meals. Whether it’s Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, […] Read more »


Fabulous Fruit Smoothies

If you like smoothies, here are two versions from Green Mountain’s cookbook Recipes for Living. Besides tasting great, these smoothies are an excellent way to get needed calcium that many women find so hard to get. All in all, a treat that can’t be beat! Tropical […] Read more »


Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

Our recent Recipes for Living cooking and eating tour of Italy with our Green Mountain friends inspired us to try our hand at making authentic Italian dishes. One traditional food we sampled many times was biscotti — a favorite treat with an afternoon coffee or […] Read more »


Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Zucchini season is in full swing!  While it’s great on its own, zucchini also provides wonderful texture and moistness when added to cakes and breads. This chocolate zucchini cake with a hint of orange is a very popular dessert at Green Mountain. Taste it and […] Read more »