Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Sesame Apple Kale Salad

Sesame Apple Kale Salad

  I haven’t posted a recipe in months! I have been so busy teaching and working on exams that my cooking has become rudimentary. I’ve just been cooking simple things so that I can get by. I’ve also been cooking my tried and true recipes […]

Chicken and Kale Salad with Sweet and Tangy Dressing

Chicken and Kale Salad with Sweet and Tangy Dressing

Last month I took a trip for work to Monterey, CA, and even though I was there to present my dissertation research, I had such a great time. The town was beautiful and the weather provided such a relief from 100+ degree temps in Texas. […]

Chocolate Pudding Green Smoothie (Banana, Chocolate, Almond Green Smoothie)

Chocolate Pudding Green Smoothie (Banana, Chocolate, Almond Green Smoothie)

So I’ve been drinking green smoothies for maybe maybe a month to six weeks now and I have to say when I skip my smoothie in the morning I really miss it! They make me feel energized (I’ve been referring to them as rocket fuel). […]

Kale and Sausage Hash, Two Ways

Kale and Sausage Hash, Two Ways

One of my latest goals has been to eat more vegetables at breakfast. It’s easy for me to grab an apple in the morning to go with my breakfast, but I would like to add more variety than that. Plus green leafy vegetables have a […]

Italian Sausage and Kale Soup

Italian Sausage and Kale Soup

On Easter Monday, when I didn’t have any classes, I prepared some soup for lunch with the intention of having it to eat all week. I am finding that preparing foods with the goal of having leftovers makes my weeks a lot easier. Also, I […]

Chicken, Carrot, and Kale Stir-fry with Sweet Chili-Garlic Sauce

Chicken, Carrot, and Kale Stir-fry with Sweet Chili-Garlic Sauce

I don’t know if it’s the cold weather or ease of readiness, but lately I have been eating soup at least once a day (either lunch of dinner). Don’t get me wrong, I love soup. However, on a recent shopping trip to get a microwave […]

Beef and Kale Stir-Fry

Beef and Kale Stir-Fry

One of my favorite vegetables that’s been at the farmers’ market for several weeks now is kale. I’ve been trying to eat other greens besides spinach since they’re so full of vitamins, and kale has been a nice change. It’s definitely different from spinach because […]

Moroccan-Spiced Vegetable Saute with Couscous

Moroccan-Spiced Vegetable Saute with Couscous

I’ve been trying to expand my repertoire in terms of cooking foods inspired by other countries. Yesterday I was thinking that I wanted to do something with a lot of spices and a lot of different vegetables. Then I thought about something with Moroccan flavor, […]

Udon with Shiitake Mushrooms and Kale in Miso Broth

Udon with Shiitake Mushrooms and Kale in Miso Broth

I received Veganomicon: the Ultimate Vegan Cookbook by Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero for Christmas this past year, and it has turned out to be the best present. I haven’t had a single recipe disappoint me. In my opinion, it’s as much of […]