Tag Archives: kale

Raw Kale Salad

Despite the drought, my garden is flourishing (thanks to my drip irrigation and marsh hay mulch). I WAYover-planted summer squash (more on that later), and I have an abundance of kale. I typically blanch and freeze kale for winter soups and stir fries, but I’ve been eating plenty of it in salads this summer. The [...]

Butternut Squash, Kale, and Barley Risotto

This was one of those dinners that started out as something to fill our bellies, and ended up as something truly delicious. Despite the glaring absence of pulled pork, I had to steal this tiny portion away from my husband in order to preserve something to photograph. It really was that good! Kid and husband [...]

Curly Kale and Potato Soup

Doesn’t this soup look warm and cozy? Ok, the photo may be just a bit out of focus, but I swear most of it is steam. I realize I may be alienating my new readership with two kale recipes in only twelve posts, but  I really want you and kale to get along. This is [...]

Green Smoothie

I frequently make smoothies for my son and I, either for breakfast or a mid-afternoon snack. They taste great, pack in some nice vitamins and fiber, and we get to use straws (which is always a hit with a 20 month old.) All of the vegan and vegetarian folks are really big on ‘green’ smoothies [...]