Kale, the trendy “superfood” pops up in my basket quite a bit. I don’t love it, but it gives me an opportunity to get creative in the kitchen. This dish is inspired by sausage, kale, and white bean soup and will take you halfway across the world to a trattoria […]
I’m definitely on the green smoothie bandwagon. When they initially gained popularity, I really wasn’t convinced that I would be okay drinking a salad. I finally tried it because of the nutritional benefit and found that I really like them!
I really need a protein rich breakfast to get my day started. One of the easiest and healthiest protein breakfasts is for me to scramble up some eggs. This is a great recipe to use up a variety of vegetables and it is fast so it is perfect for weekday […]
This recipe was modeled after Zuppa Toscana, from Olive Garden. I wanted to lower the fat and salt content of this recipe, make it lactose free, and use more nutritious ingredients. Changing the original potatoes to white yams, gives this soup a completely different flavor than the original. I […]
As I planned for this pizza blog post, I started to think about making a breakfast pizza. Breakfast for dinner is totally acceptable in my household, in fact, we eat breakfast for dinner weekly. I knew that I could load a breakfast pizza up with veggies so I went to […]
PrintRustic Italian Soup Ingredients1 lb. Italian sausage 2 tbsp virgin coconut oil 2 carrots (diced) 2 green onions (diced) 1 tbsp dried basil (if using fresh basil reduce by 1/2 and add when the soup is done) 1 1/2 cups zucchini 1 1/2 cups yellow squash 1 cup […]
PrintParmesan-Kale Popcorn IngredientsKale Chips (if baking for this recipe use less oil to make sure they are VERY dry) Finely Grated Parmesan Cheese Popcorn Butter (if desired) InstructionsPop enough popcorn to feed your family (I LOVE my air-popper) If using an unseasoned popcorn you may want to drizzle it with […]
PrintKale Chips IngredientsKale Olive Oil Sea Salt InstructionsTear the kale into small pieces setting the thick ribs and stems aside. Lightly toss the kale with olive oil and sprinkle with sea salt to taste. Spread the kale pieces in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake at 300 for […]