Tag Archives: kale

Orecchiette with Lacinato kale. 4/23/20

Today we were taking a culinary trip down memory lane. On October 29, 2011, John and I had lunch in Bari, Italy at Giampaolo. This has become a favorite city and favorite restaurant of our family over the years since. … Continue reading

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🦃 Kale soup with turkey sausage, potatoes, and cannellini beans. 4/2/20

I came across this recipe and decided to make it my own. The original recipe called for chorizo, russet potatoes, tomatoes, kale, and broth. My version has turkey sausage, kale stems and leaves, small red potatoes, cannellini beans, carrots, tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Afghani dahl with kale/chickpea/cucumber salad. 1/16/19

Every time I make this I think, “This is so good and easy to make. I should put it on the menu more often!” Basically this a chopped up medium onion, 2 cloves of minced garlic, and 1/2 T. of … Continue reading

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Upside down day! 11/20/17

Usually my days are vegan for breakfast and lunch and then whatever for dinner. I guess it is loosely based on Mark Bittman’s Vegan Before 6 (VB46) plan of eating. Today, though, my whatever happened at breakfast and the rest … Continue reading

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Treat yourself! 11/7/2017

I am so glad to be in my own kitchen again! Now I can control what I eat. I decided to treat myself at lunch and make something a little more complex than the usual leftovers or sandwich. Using the … Continue reading

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Vegetarian balance meal – 7/13/17

Last night I had a burger and I am not apologizing but I do need to balance out that meal calorie-wise and ecologically. So tonight we made a vegan chickpea, ditalini, and vegetable stew. I make this frequently but I … Continue reading

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Meatless Tuesday’s chickpea stew – 5/30/17

Healthy and delicious chickpea stew is one of my favorite meatless dishes. It takes a fair amount of chopping but comes together pretty quickly. If you are good at multi-tasking you can be chopping quicker cooking vegetables at the same … Continue reading

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Chickpea stew- Vegan/Vegetarian Tuesday – 4/18/17

My daughter told that she had received some advice about getting more people to read your food blog. More pictures! And recipes! Hmmm, I almost never put in recipes because I don’t make things that are recipe driven usually. But … Continue reading

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DInner for one – Pasta with mushrooms, kale, and onions – 3/5/17

I see the pasta is a little blurry due to steam rising off of it. I am always in a hurry to eat pasta and did not wait to take the picture until it stopped steaming. Tonight we both ate … Continue reading

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Delicious vegan dinner – penne and cannellini beans with vegetables – 3/3/17

The real trick to this recipe is to make a sauce using the pasta water. I probably used about one cup. The water has the starchy goodness from the pasta and is further enhanced by the sweet starchiness of the … Continue reading

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