Kale


Chocolate Raspberry Mini Smoothie Bowls 6

Every year around this time I start thinking about the fact that I really should be cooking up a bunch of vegan Valentine’s Day recipes and doing a big recipe roundup. And then life happens and I get through the breakfast recipe and am pretty happy I at least accomplished one yummy option […]

Chocolate Raspberry Mini Smoothie Bowls

Soup

Moroccan Djaja Tarat with Sweet Potatoes, Kale and Kohlrabi 10

Moroccan Djaja Tarat is a rich, flavorful, comforting and healthy stew flavored with turmeric, saffron and cilantro. I’ve stuffed mine with lentils and local, seasonal, organic veggies for the very freshest taste. I wish I had something riveting to say every single week. Something that would stir your soul and […]


Vegan Spanakopita Recipe

Easy & Delicious Vegan Spanakopita Recipe 11

This Easy & Delicious Vegan Spanakopita Recipe has a healthy little secret. Within that oh-so light and flakey crust, it is stuffed with savory, seasoned greens and tangy sun dried tomatoes nestled inside. My whole family enjoyed each bite! Getting kids involved in cooking is fun. Especially with plant based cooking. No worries of contamination or […]


All Natural Kale and Flax Cornbread Muffins 6

Gently sweet, soft, moist and comforting – these kale and flax cornbread muffins are supremely satisfying. They are perfect for breakfast or as a great accompaniment for dinner (and your kids will love eating kale and flax). Imagine that! All Natural Kale and Flax Cornbread Muffins There’s something comforting about […]

Soft and Moist All Natural Kale and Flax Cornbread Muffin

Coconut Curry Soup

Ultra Creamy Coconut Curry Soup with Kale and Butternut 5

Say so long butter and hello to coconut oil in this Ultra Creamy Coconut Curry Soup with Kale and Butternut. Meet your new best friend……fat.  Flavorful curry, creamy coconut milk and ultra rich coconut oil make this a satisfying soup for anytime of year.  Though butternut squash from KyV Farm […]


Tips on How to Make Dinner Quick, Easy and Cheap! 2

True or False – you will save money if you make it from scratch. The answer may surprise you. Learn my tips on how to make dinner quick, easy and cheap! Kale Spa Salad True. Sort of. I think back to my days before children, when I could gallivant about […]

Kale Spa Salad

Tofu Xpress Giveaway and an Easy Saucy Kale and Tofu Sandwich 38

Sometimes we just want a simple, delicious meal that is easy and fast to make. If that’s you, you’ll love my Kale and Tofu Sandwich. ____________________________________________ And the winner of the giveaway is #13 Anna Rabhan! Please check out her article at her website the Organic Adventurer on Palm Oil […]

Kale and Tofu

Gingery Kale and Quinoa Power Salad with Garlic Herb Cashews 4

A totally tasty way to get your greens in. Dive into Gingery Kale and Quinoa Power Salad with Garlic Herb Cashews! Gingery Kale and Quinoa Power Salad with Garlic Herb Cashews This month my favorite natural food store, Native Sun Natural Foods Market, has quinoa on sale in the bulk […]

Gingery Kale Salad with Quinoa

Calming Kale Carrot Soup

Calming Kale, Carrot, Sweet Potato and Bean Soup 7

For the rough patches in life. The perfect soup is calming kale, carrot, sweet potato and bean soup. Kale, Carrot, Sweet Potato and Bean Soup I am convinced that most of what is thrown at us in life is to teach us something – to teach us an appreciation for what is to come. Why […]


Macro Acorn Squash Bowl with Mila, Massaged Kale and Tahini Sauce

Tender greens, nutty tahini sauce and sweet acorn squash are best of friends in this healthy Macro Acorn Squash Bowl with Mila, Massaged Kale and Tahini Sauce. One of the best things in life is meeting new people and experiencing new things.  Last Saturday was one of the most fun and memorable.  My […]

Macro Bowl

Wine Down Wednesday Returns with Potato Kale Cakes

Welcome back to Wine Down Wednesday where I review a vegan dish paired with two different wines selected by my friend Gregg at Broadbent Selections. Vegan Version of Bon Appetit’s Potato Kale Cakes To pair wines with a meatless dish we must look at the spices and main flavors of […]


Wine Down Wednesday – Mixed Beans with Kale and Quinoa

Welcome back to Wine Down Wednesday where I will review a vegan dish paired with two different wines.  To pair wines with a meatless dish we must look at the spices and main flavors of the recipe. Bay, garlic, thyme and vinegar are the flavors we will pair with this casual […]


Kale with Walnut Pesto, Raisins, Pepitas and Pine Nuts

Browsing through my favorite Forks Over Knives companion book, I came across an awesome kale recipe for kale with a walnut sauce.  Super simple and I had everything on hand.  I added some raisins, pine nuts and raw pepitas to add a sweet side to the salty tamari.  Oooo baby…this […]


Gorgeous CSA Photos and my Kalesagnia – A Kale and Mushroom Lasagna

There are two superfoods that pair so well it’s a match made in heaven. Kale and mushrooms come together in this delicious Kale and Mushroom Lasagna – I affectionately call a Kalesagnia. Speaking of superfoods…..you’ve gotta check out my CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) basket for this week. Here’s what I […]

Kale and Mushroom Lasagna

The Twelve Veggies of Christmas

First we brought to you the tale of Old McFrancisco had a Farm.And now my three year old and I bring to you….the Twelve Veggies of Christmas. Happy Holidays from FCC! On the first day of Christmas, right from KYV, A Wonderful Kohlrabi.  The second day of Christmas, right from KYV, Two […]