Lemony Kale Pasta

Bright,green, easy and healthy! This pasta is a cinch to put together for a lunch or quick dinner.  And, on it’s own, it yields 7 grams of plant based protein per serving. It’s also dairy-free, gluten-free and vegan. Kale is one of my favorite greens to grow in the garden and to have on hand…

Miso Roasted Sweet Potato and Kale over Quinoa

It becomes such a challenge to eat well between Thanksgiving and Christmas.  By well, I don’t mean copiously; that seems to be no problem at all. I mean eating nutritionally.  The weather turns colder and our bodies ask for heavier food, and more of it. And the holidays provide it, in the form of fatty…

Ultimate Kale Caesar

Kale can have a flavor that is…intense.  It can be a little bit bitter and definitely “green” tasting.  Here is a delicious recipe to try that makes kale sexy and decadent! I think kale is such a great vegetable. It grows easily and abundantly in my garden.  It is a leafy green, a great source…

Warm Kale and Sweet Potato Salad

Delightfully savory and filling with caramelized sweet potatoes, warm wilted kale and a salty-citrus dressing. Easy and quick to prepare, this salad makes a great lunch idea. Miso is full of umami flavor, and if you avoid soy, a chickpea miso is now available in most health foods stores. Lime adds brightness and a wonderful…

Green Kale Lemonade

A green kale-based smoothie that is so easy to drink.  Sweet, tart and ultimately refreshing.  It is a brightening wake-up to any morning. A handful of baby kale, half of a cucumber, lemon juice and a sweet crisp variety of apple come together easily into a simple, healthy drink. Add more lemon juice for a…