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The Trick to Making a Delicious Kale Salad

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

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Creamy Butternut Cauliflower Soup with Chicken and Kale

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

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butternut squash + kale + white beans + quinoa

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

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Greens + Onions + Mushrooms

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