Tag: kale

  • Kale Pesto

    Makes 2-3 cups pesto Ingredients 2 cups chopped fresh kale leaves, stems removed ¼ cup water 3 cloves garlic 2 teaspoons lemon zest (optional) juice of 1 lemon ¼ cup chopped yellow onion 2/3 -1 cup extra virgin olive oil chopped fresh red chili (options for heat lovers) 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon fresh black […]

  • Pan Fried (Herbal) Cod Tacos with “Baja Style” Spicy Purple Kale Pesto Sauce and Pickled Red Cabbage

    Serves 6-8 Ingredients 2 cups red cabbage, shredded Juice of 2 limes 2 teaspoons salt 4 pieces of cod, local & sustainable Salt and pepper 2 eggs, beaten 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped superfine 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped superfine ½ cup whole wheat flour 1 cup panko bread crumbs Canola oil Dried Red Chili […]

  • Kale and Apple Salad with Walnut-Herb Dressing

    Serves 6 This is an amazing take on the classic waldorf salad, its modern and sassy and showcases the earthy flavors of kale! Ingredients 3 cups raw kale (purple or lacinato), jullianned ½ cup celery, sliced thin 2 tart apples, cored and chopped small ½ cup walnuts, toasted and chopped coarse, plus 2 tablespoons chopped […]

  • Herb & Kale Home Fries

    Serves 6 Ingredients 1 pound Yukon gold potatoes, cubed into ½ inch cubes (peels on) 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 2 cups purple kale, chopped 1 teaspoon Smoked paprika Olive oil Salt/pepper 2 tablespoons butter Directions Pre-heat oven to 375°F. Place all the ingredients in a large bowl and toss with olive oil, enough to […]

  • Roasted Grape & Red Onion Kale Farro with Gorgonzola

    Serves 4 Ingredients 1 medium red onion, chopped small 2 cups red grapes, halved 1 tablespoon thyme leaves 1 chicken thigh, boneless, skinless, chopped fine (optional) 1 tablespoon black pepper, freshly cracked 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons currant vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups purple and Tuscan kale, chopped small 2 cups farro, cooked […]

  • Roasted Cauliflower Farro Salad with Feta, Kale and Parsley Lemon Vinaigrette

    Roasted Cauliflower Farro Salad with Feta, Kale and Parsley Lemon Vinaigrette

    Serves 6 Ingredients   2  cups cauliflower, cut into small florets  1 red pepper, chopped Olive oilSalt/pepper 1 cup Tuscan kale or purple kale, sliced thin 1 small red onion, chopped small 2 cups cooked farro ¼ cup sundried tomatoes, chopped small ¼ cup almonds, toasted and chopped 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar or white […]

  • Spring Greens & Herb Smoothie

    Makes 2-10 ounce smoothies INGREDIENTS 1 cup green kale leaves, chopped 1 cup fresh parsley leaves 1 cup fresh mint leaves ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves 1 banana, cubed ½ apple, peeled, cored, and cut into chunks ½ pear, peeled, cored, and cut into chunks 1 cup water 1 cup of ice 1 teaspoon salt […]

  • Winter Minestrone

    INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 red onion, chopped medium 3 stalks of celery, chopped small 2 medium carrots, chopped small 1 medium red bell pepper, deseeded and chopped small 1 medium yellow pepper, deseeded and chopped small 1 (28-ounce) can stewed tomatoes ½ cup fresh basil, chopped fine ½ […]

  • Quinoa and Turkey Sausage Stuffed Peppers

    Makes 6 servings INGREDIENTS 2 cups water 1 cup quinoa 1 pinch salt 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 4 pieces turkey sausage (favorite variety) 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ bunch (about 10 big leaves) Swiss chard or kale, chopped 1 handful fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped 1 cup goat milk feta, cubed Salt Freshly […]

  • Apple Rosemary Chicken Sausages with Sautéed Kale

    Serves 6-9 (makes about 9 sausages) INGREDIENTS For the Sausage 2 pounds boneless & skinless chicken breasts, cubed 2 cloves garlic, chopped ½ medium yellow onion, chopped 3 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, chopped 2 tablespoon salt 1 medium apple (tart variety), chopped superfine Casings of your choice For the Sauté Mixture Olive oil 2 cloves […]

  • Kale & Apple Sausage Pot Pie with Apple Parmesan Whole-Wheat Phyllo “Beggars Purses”

    Here is a great seasonal family meal, filled with nutrition and fit for a fancy potluch. Don’t be frightened by the beggar’s purses either – they’re a cinch.

  • Barley Risotto with Kale and Sausage

    Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 4 cups chicken broth Olive oil 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 medium red onion, chopped 3 sweet sausages 1 tablespoon fennel seeds, toasted 1 bunch dinosaur kale, chopped coarse 1½ cups barley ¼ cup Asiago cheese, grated 1 tablespoon butter Salt and pepper, to taste PREPARATION In a medium sized saucepot […]

  • Turkey Apple & Herb Meatball & Kale Soup

    Here are some regionally authentic and classic meatball recipes as well as some modern, culturally fused recipes. All will reduce the chill of winter with a smile!