Quinoa Salad with Black Kale and Pomegranate Seeds

You are going to LOVE this superfoods rich salad. With black kale, red organic grapes, pomegranate seeds, avocado,  pumpkin seeds and quinoa, this salad is packed with nutrients and rich in flavor and texture. The grapefruit basil dressing beautifully highlights the complex flavor profile of this salad. This salad is a complete and balanced meal, with a fair amount of protein, perfect as a vegan … [Read more...]

Black Kale and Peppers Scramble #PowerBreakfast

There's no denying that one of my favorite ways to start the day is with a delicious breakfast scramble. I love eggs any style but pairing them with some of my favorite, nutrient rich veggies is simply divine. This kale and red peppers scramble is  loaded with vitamins and mineral to kick start your day in a fabulous way! As always use the freshest ingredients you can find. Kale and peppers should … [Read more...]

Scrumptious Supergreens Scramble

  When it comes to breakfast I LOVE eggs, especially a scrumptious scramble or omelet loaded with delicious ingredients. With the girls home for the holidays, we have more opportunities for a leisurely breakfast and I have been making all sorts of yummy dishes. This scramble is a favorite. It's fast, loaded with supergreens ad simply delicious. It's the perfect breakfast before an active day! … [Read more...]

Kale and Lentil Salad in Curry Vinaigrette

There is something about Kale and curry that I find simply irresistible...  It truly is like a match made in heaven! This kale salad is super simple to make yet divinely flavorful and filled with healthy nutrients that will make you feel great.  Kale is a fabulous source of plant based protein, rich in iron and antioxidants, vitamins A, C and K, as well as calcium.  As an added benefit Kale is … [Read more...]

Could I Really Be Eating Too Much Kale?

A couple of months ago I discovered that I was anemic.  I was a bit surprised since I am an omnivore and eat jut about everything.  Although I don't indulge in red meat too often, I love a good juicy steak made from organic grass fed and finished beef, or a perfectly roasted leg of lamb.  But I do eat plenty of dark leafy vegetables, especially one of my all time favorites which is kale. I … [Read more...]

Kale and Peppers Scramble

As you know Sunday brunch is a big "to-do" in our home and I love making a giant omelet or scramble stuffed with delicious and nutrient dense veggies.  This kale and peppers scramble is a favorite!  It's super simple, super healthy and simply delicious! Kale is one of those superfoods you can easily add to your diet daily.  It comes in several varieties with black kale, also called lacinato … [Read more...]

Turkey and Veggie Delight

This recipe was inspired by a simple dish my mom used to make for us as children  It became one of those "comfort foods" for us that we always relished. My girls love this just as much.  I often make this or a variation of it for dinner and they enjoy left-overs in their lunch box the next day. serves 6 preparation: 10 minutes Cooking: 20 to 30 minutes Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive … [Read more...]

Parmesan Kale Chips

This is a super fun and simple recipe to make with your kids any time you have a craving for a wonderful, crispy treat that tantalizes your taste buds. I usually double or triple this recipe as these chips go down much too easy! And the best part?  They are 100% guilt-free!  Loaded with nutrients and low on calories so go ahead and indulge! Ingredients: 1 bunch Kale, cleaned and … [Read more...]

Braised Kale with Leeks

  This is a simple and delicious side dish that complements well a poached fish such as cod or salmon, a marinated chicken breast or a nice juicy steak. Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 bunch black kale 2 large leeks, whites only 6 cloves garlic 1/4 cup vegetable or chicken stock Thinly slice black kale and leaks (about 1/4" wide).  Coarsely mince the garlic. In a … [Read more...]

Potato Kale Potage

There is something about soup that is so soothing, especially on a cold or rainy day.  Soup makes me think of home.  I love everything about it... the smells that tantalize you as it cooks, the warmth, the texture and of course the rich flavors that blend together beautifully. This Kale soup is made in the tradition of the french potage, which is a thick soup or stew. Bon Apétit! serves … [Read more...]