Tag Archives: kale

zesty kale caesar salad

This is the holy kitchen trifecta, as far as I’m concerned: simple, delicious, and nutritious. If you’re feeling all gourmet about it, top with some homemade croutons or even a little crumbled nitrate-free natural bacon.

Soup, Salad & A Biscuit

Soup, Salad & Biscuit Lunch: Frozen Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup reheated this morning, leftover kale salad (try the simple & delicious Krazy Kale Salad in my cookbook, Real Food for Real Families at p. 82), homemade whole grain tea biscuit from dinner last night (try the Georgia Buns at p. 88 of my cookbook) and an apple.

Pasta Salad Days!

This lunchbox features leftover cold pasta tossed with leftover roasted veggies and a little pesto sauce (but you could use any healthy salad dressing). If you’re looking for an easy pesto recipe, you can try my Popeye Pesto (in my cookbook, Real Food for Real Families at p. 74) or my Kale Pesto

kale pesto

This simple, nutrient-packed pesto made with kale, walnut & pumpkin seeds is a more cost-effective recipe than the traditional version made with basil and pine nuts.

wild card soup

This recipe resulted from one of those serendipitous kitchen moments where a semi-decent cook throws a bunch of random veggies and herbs in a soup, half expecting it to taste not so great, and ends up with a really delicious meal. Everyone loved this one, even the nine year-olds (that’s the secret power of cinnamon 🙂

krazy kale salad

I call this Krazy Kale Salad because it’s crazy good, but mostly because it’s crazy how much my 8 year-old son likes this.  He actually sat down before hockey yesterday and said “awesome” when he saw it in the bowl. Crazy, right? For any of you with an 8 year-old boy, you know this is … Continue reading krazy kale salad