This was the fall roasted carrot, kale and quinoa salad I made for Potluck in the Park last week, which BTW was such a blast. So many friends and friends of friends came with the BEST food. There were kids everywhere playing and it was so fun seeing everyone hanging out, eating on picnic blankets… Continue reading Roasted Carrot, Kale & Quinoa Salad + The Trick To Making Raw Kale Edible
How do you really feel about kale? If you're making a bitter face after reading that sentence, I understand. The No. 1 complaint I hear about kale is that it's soooo bitter. And you're right. Eaten completely raw the stuff is absolutely disgusting. There, I said it. But when kale is properly prepared, that bitterness mellows… Continue reading The Trick to Making a Delicious Kale Salad
There are two types of people in this world. There are those that when food is scarce, put on their boots and walk to the store in the ice. And then there are those that get creative and make do with what they've got in the kitchen. I am the latter of the two; my husband is the… Continue reading Creamy Butternut Cauliflower Soup with Chicken and Kale
Things I will miss about winter: 1. My UGG boots 2. Using the excuse "It's too cold" to do nothing but curl up and watch Bravo 3. Meals like this.... I'm coming to terms with the fact that this will likely be my last bite of butternut squash for awhile, which makes me a little… Continue reading butternut squash + kale + white beans + quinoa
Last weekend Dr. Joel Fuhrman gave us this as a cancer fighting super combo: greens + onions + mushrooms. For the green part of the equation, cruciferous vegetables, like broccoli, kale, Brussel sprouts and cabbage, are particularly beneficial. The phytochemicals in cruciferous vegetables keep toxins from doing the kind of damage to our DNA that… Continue reading Greens + Onions + Mushrooms
I know how it sounds. But really I am not a crazy with a juicer. I've never even juiced anything. And I hate V8. I do realize a green smoothie sounds questionable, but if it wasn't good I can tell you I would not have one everyday for breakfast. And I do! It's delicious and… Continue reading The Green Smoothie
Up until a few months ago my knowledge of leafy greens started with romaine and ended with spinach. Come to find out those are so 2008. Today it's all about mustards, collards, dandelions and kale. Who knew such a smorgasbord of edible foliage was out there? Before, I probably would have guessed kale was a… Continue reading Go Leafy Green.