Chopped Mexican Kale Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing

Today's recipe from Lauren Kelly Nutrition is an amazingly refreshing Mexican Kale Salad with her celebrated Creamy Avocado Dressing. Any salad with Kale as its base and avocado in the dressing should be a winner.  It's light, yet tasty, and  surprisingly, quite filling as the addition of the Greek yogurt adds creaminess and protein. Bonus: this salad should hold in an airtight container for 5 days!! It's perfect for spring!   Save Print Chopped Mexican Kale Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing Author: Lauren Kelly … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day: Kale Frittata

Mother’s Day was a big deal in my family when I was growing up. In retrospect, it's interesting that we attempted to “gift” my mother through a homemade meal. We would make breakfast and surprise her with breakfast in bed.  Obviously, after the first year it wasn’t a surprise anymore. However, just the idea of forcing Mom to sit back, to take a deep breath, and to enjoy the tables turned as her own children made her some nourishing food was beyond fulfilling. The tradition exists in my own family as well. Whenever I have a special day … [Read more...]

Win a trip to South Carolina and $1000!

Our favorite new family vegetable, hands down, is KALE. It’s quite remarkable to think that only two years ago my kids would only eat broccoli (if it were covered in cheese) and now they’ve delved into Brussels sprouts, spinach and KALE. If you read my blog, you know that we now love: grilling kale homemade kale chips Kale Salad with Ricotta and Plums Kale & Green Bean Salad Kale Dip Our favorite brand of kale comes from Nature’s Greens cooking greens – triple-washed, ready-to-use greens that are available year-round in both one … [Read more...]

Grilled Kale Video

 if reading this post through RSS, click over to site to view video I'm learning most of the roadblocks I created in the kitchen were mental roadblocks. I simply didn't have the confidence to try. With a little confidence (and patience) I'm not only cooking, but, I've moved away from my comfort zone of spaghetti and red sauce and I've ventured deep into unknown food territory. For me, it's been a complete thrill to cook with new foods that taste great and are easy to make!  My kids are equally as excited to at least try something new.  … [Read more...]