Archives: kale

Kale & Brussels Sprout Salad

January 2, 2015 | By andrea | Comments Off on Kale & Brussels Sprout Salad | Filed in: Recipes, Salad, Vegetable, Vegetarian.

This hearty salad is packed with good-for-you greens, lightly toasted nuts, and a lemony vinaigrette…delicious! Don’t be frightened off by the brussels sprouts here — they’re raw so you don’t get the stinky, cabbage smell. In fact, just pretend the brussels are little cabbages (which they are) and that you’re making a slaw. Although Tuscan • Read More »

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Sauteed Kale

October 17, 2011 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Recipes, Side Dish, Vegetable, Vegetarian.

I love greens. Kale, collards, beet greens…they all get a thumbs-up in my book. This recipe for Sauteed Kale has a slight tang from the vinegar, a little hit of spice from the red pepper flakes and lots of flavor from the sauteed red onion and garlic. It’s a perfect side dish for Italian food or roasted meats • Read More »

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Summer Minestrone with Pesto

November 14, 2010 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Italian, Main Dish, Recipes, Soup/Stew, Vegetable.

I got together with a group of girlfriends from my bible study on Friday to organize a friend’s garage. The friend we were helping is a mom of two young boys and her husband has been in the hospital for several months awaiting a heart transplant. Needless to say, it’s been a difficult season for this family, so a chilly, overcast November day was • Read More »

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Kielbasa, Kale and Barley Soup

March 13, 2010 | By andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in: Comfort Food, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Soup/Stew, Turkey.

I made this soup recently when I was hankering for a hot bowl of soup to chase away the winter blahs. It’s simple yet hearty and delicious. I loved the combination of turkey kielbasa and smoked paprika, both of which added rich and smoky flavors to the soup. I also added some chopped carrots and • Read More »

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