greek/isreali kale salad of dreams, and a fun pizza hack

The last few weeks, I’ve been in produce paradise, thanks to my CSA (read more about what a CSA is here). Side note: Apparently, being part of a CSA is a lot like the stereotype given to vegans and Crossfitters — you talk about it. A lot. ANYWAY — This week, the half-bushel included this beautiful, dark kale. I… Continue reading greek/isreali kale salad of dreams, and a fun pizza hack

comfort/superfood: peanut butter, banana, & honey toast

VEGETARIAN | DAIRY-FREE There’s a magical intersection in food, where comfort food meets superfood. It’s my happy place. I love finding ways to create familiar flavors with supercharged ingredients. This is easy for lunch and dinner, when I have time to prep — for lunch, the night before, and for dinner, to-order. Breakfast has to… Continue reading comfort/superfood: peanut butter, banana, & honey toast

kale and brussels sprout salad, aka the power of massage

GLUTEN-FREE | VEGETARIAN You may have noticed — there are people who claim kale is their spirit animal, and then there are people who just don’t understand the hoopla. (These people say things like, “Yeah, well, mustard greens have more [insert obscure vitamin] than kale.”) To those people I say, listen: kale is and forever will be… Continue reading kale and brussels sprout salad, aka the power of massage

how to become famous for your guacamole

I think it’s hilarious how much guac is misunderstood. The best guac isn’t complicated, and it’s definitely not hard to make well. It’s a humble little dish, with a handful of complimentary ingredients that join hands and SING in a brilliant symphony of chunky, tangy goodness. There are two (maybe three) secrets to making exceptional guacamole:… Continue reading how to become famous for your guacamole

green goodness bowl with crispy polenta cakes, aka springtime

VEGETARIAN | GLUTEN-FREE | CAN BE DAIRY-FREE* Ever since my mom bought me these shallow, wide bowls from Pier 1, I’ve been obsessed with creating beautiful “bowl meals”. You take a handful of ingredients, treat them simply and with respect, and arrange them into a colorful bowl of health. This is a great way to turn… Continue reading green goodness bowl with crispy polenta cakes, aka springtime

paleo deviled eggs, aka easter lessons

how do you easter? We never really celebrated Easter in the traditional way in our house. For one, we were never home – our volleyball team always played in a tournament in New Orleans during Easter weekend. Before volleyball, I have vague memories of my mom putting my sister and me into traditional Polish garb… Continue reading paleo deviled eggs, aka easter lessons