Kale Salad with Grapefruit, Pepitas and Pecorino

kale salad

Lets talk about kale, baby/ Lets talk about you and me/ Lets talk about all the good things/and the bad things that may be/ Lets talk about kale. So here’s the thing about Kale — its super freaking healthy, packed with vitamins and has anti-cancer properties. It’s basically the Superman of vegetables. Unfortunately, like Superman,… 

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How to Segment Citrus

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Sometimes you’ll see a recipe calling for segments of an orange or a grapefruit. What they mean is the segments of those fruit without the pith — the pale, opaque membrane that surrounds each section of the fruit.  Though there’s nothing particularly wrong with pith, it has the tendency to be bitter and chewy and aesthetically it… 

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Brussels Sprout and Apple Slaw

brussel salad

If a steady diet of hotdogs, hamburgers, ribs and potato salad packed with bacon starts to get heavy this weekend as you make your rounds through all of the cookouts, this delicious slaw is a quick and easy side dish when you’re looking to change things up. Brussels sprouts are a fabulous and interesting alternative… 

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Orzo Greek Salad

orzo pasta

As it gets warmer and warmer outside I think everyone’s instinct is to try to eat healthier and lighter meals. Salad is an obvious way to go but sometimes its just a ridiculously un-filling dinner. I am envious of those among us who can feast on leaves and raw veggies at 7pm and feel full… 

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