Kale


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 […]

Soup

Easy & Delicious Vegan Spanakopita Recipe 9

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 […]

Vegan Spanakopita Recipe

Soft and Moist All Natural Kale and Flax Cornbread Muffin

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 is something comforting […]


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 […]

Coconut Curry Soup

Kale Spa Salad

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 and Tofu

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 […]


Gingery Kale Salad with Quinoa

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 […]


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 […]

Calming Kale Carrot Soup

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 friend Gregg, who has been supplying me the wines for the Wine Down Wednesday posts, and his wife Kerry (I hope that is the correct spelling!) had us over […]


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 […]


Kale and Mushroom Lasagna

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 […]


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 […]


Florida Fall Harvest Soup 2

Last Thursday was my second CSA pickup and I stayed behind to discuss some workshop ideas with Vivian and Francisco for KYV farm. As we chatted, Vivian offered me some soup.  It was delicious.  A hearty mix of all the veggies we got from our CSA, lentils and barley. The […]