Two Sheet Pan-Roasted Trifecta Vegetables

Trying to get enough veggies into your diet? Here’s a simple and easy and quick way that will keep you in healthy colorful vegetables all week. The colors of this recipe prompted the title “trifecta.” Not only is it a beautiful dish, it’s also a win-win! . . . → Read More: Two Sheet Pan-Roasted Trifecta Vegetables

Spanish Tortilla with Mushrooms and Kale

This earthy Spanish dish was inspired by Pan’s Labryinth, this month’s Food ‘n Flix feature film. . . . → Read More: Spanish Tortilla with Mushrooms and Kale

Southwest Quinoa and Kale Salad with NM Red Chile Vinaigrette

Still, it remains to be seen if we make our (usual) yearly trek to Northern New Mexico.

Moon over Inn on Alameda, December 2014

So, I am still wistfully thinking about our past trips and posting a few pictures as I revisit our past journeys.

El Santuario de Chimayó on Christmas Day, 2011

. . . → Read More: Southwest Quinoa and Kale Salad with NM Red Chile Vinaigrette

Garlic Scapes and Kale

Nope, I’m not posting a salad recipe today either but this leafy green veggie dish is 100% locally grown in our own garden and yard. (And, it is delicious!) . . . → Read More: Garlic Scapes and Kale

Rustic Tortellini Soup for a Late #Blogger C.L.U.E.

Sometimes I am totally clueless which unfortunately fits today’s post too well.  You see, by 6:00 a.m. EST, I was supposed to have my Blogger C.L.U.E. post up and ready.

Other than my cluelessness, lack of time management and irresponsibility, I have no excuse.

My assigned blog for February was Sue from A . . . → Read More: Rustic Tortellini Soup for a Late #Blogger C.L.U.E.

Pomegranate-Ginger Vinaigrette for #FreshTastyValentines

Welcome to #FreshTastyValentines with a wonderful vinaigrette (along with a tasty salad). DON’T FORGET TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY!!!! . . . → Read More: Pomegranate-Ginger Vinaigrette for #FreshTastyValentines

Kale and Pear Salad with Shallot Vinaigrette

Instead of my usual themed December postings, I will be sharing with you some recipes from my Thanksgiving cooking extravaganza!!! . . . → Read More: Kale and Pear Salad with Shallot Vinaigrette

Massaged Kale Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts

I have made this kale salad for the past three years and it is a favorite. The Hubs loves it. He is amazed that kale could be this good.

The original recipe comes from Eating Well and can be found here.

Massaged Kale Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts

2 bunches kale (about 7 cups) . . . → Read More: Massaged Kale Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts

Three-Kale and Beet Green Salad with Radish and Pine Nuts

Check out this versatile kale salad recipe plus some bonus Cinco de Mayo recipes. . . . → Read More: Three-Kale and Beet Green Salad with Radish and Pine Nuts

Smoothies Round Up

To refresh, since January 1, we have been trying to have smoothies “mostly” for dinner.   We eat either a granola bar or granola with milk or yogurt for breakfast, salads for lunch and a hearty (pun intended) smoothie for dinner.   Here is a round-up of what we have tried so far.

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My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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