creamy kale + romaine caesar with crispy chickpeas

Last week I made this kale and romaine caesar with crispy roasted chickpeas and it was a hit!  The kids and Joel loved it, and we made it again last night.  It’s full of deep greens, but it’s creamy and crunchy from the tahini dressing and roasted chickpeas.  It also packs in quite a bit…

simple coconut or sesame sautéed lacinato kale

I've been loving this super simple way to prepare kale that makes it really tasty.  I love kale all the ways- in slaw, salad, steamed, wilted into soup, pesto, smoothies- but lately I've really been enjoying the extra pop of flavor in this method.  We grow lacinato (also called tuscan, or dino) kale in our…

a flexible fall salad

This is a seasonal favorite of ours, a colorful salad with a strong vinaigrette that can hold its own and acts as a nice counterpoint to the denser, grounding, cooked dishes that our bodies gravitate toward in winter.  There's hearty greens, crunchy vegetables, sweet fruit, toasted nuts and/or seeds, and a garlicky, mustardy vinaigrette.  I've…