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…

spring produce + what i plan to cook with it this week

Another week has flown by and my fridge is fully stocked with spring goodies- local, mostly organic and seasonal, from the market and co-op yesterday.  (click here to read about my zero waste shopping routine).  In the past, I used to be kind of bored with spring food- all the flavors seemed mild to me-…

seasonal meal: spring quinoa salad + asparagus and peas

Last night we made this delicious meal with almost all local, seasonal produce.  Spring here in in full swing and that means lots of fresh flavors- asparagus, artichokes, spinach, radishes, citrus, strawberries and peas to name a few.  I picked a bunch of shelling peas from the garden and decided to add in the rest…