Dark Greens

Kale Frittata

Eggs are a delightful brunch time favorite, but lets step it up a notch, shall we? I’m a huge fan of frittatas, they’re beautiful, light, delicious, and easy to prepare.  Also, the combinations of treats to go inside of them are almost endless. Kale Frittata 1 bunch kale (no stems) 1 sweet onion 6 cloves of garlic 1/5 lb [...]

Sauteed Rainbow Chard!

Here’s an easy, delicious recipe for sauteed chard, but you can substitute kale, mustard greens or collard greens if you like.  Mustard and collards are more bitter than chard and kale, so if you are shy about eating bitter just beware! The balsamic vinegar is reduced so it becomes sweet rather than acidic. This recipe serves 2 [...]

PHO SHOW

So I made a delicious Vietnamese Pho and took some lovely pictures, and I think my camera liked the pho too, and ate the images.  AHHHH! Anyways, here is the recipe, this soup is really delicious, the flavors are interesting, it’s easy, it saves well and it is great for cold season. I’ll stop bragging about [...]

Chickpea Stew

Chickpea Stew 1 thinly sliced onion 3 large cloves of garlic minced 1/3 cup dried apricots thinly sliced 1 tbsp garam masala 1 cinnamon stick 2 tsp lemon zest 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 can chickpeas 6 diced tomatoes 1 c thinly sliced snap peas 2 c spinach ¼ c minced cilantro 1 boiled sweet potato, diced 3 tbsp minced mint ¼ c sliced almonds salt pepper olive oil In a [...]

Romantic dinner for two? Yes please!

With Valentines Day just around the corner I guess it’s time to gear up for some A-list recipes.  Whether you are spending the evening with a lover, a friend, a family member or even you favorite pet, it’s nice to do something just a little special… because everyone else is, right? Here is an idea [...]

Rain, rain has come to stay.

othing says enjoy the cold weather and rain storm like a good bowl of soup and a hearty slice of cornbread.  Mmmmm, it tastes like this storm might not be so bad after all. Lentil-Vegetable Soup 1 c lentils 1/2 onion 4 large carrots 1 parsnip 1/2 c peas 1/2 c corn 6 small red potatoes 1/2 c broccoli 1/2 c collard greens 3 tomatoes 5 cloves [...]