Breakfast · Healthy · Uncategorized

Bacon, Kale and Mushroom Frittata

A healthy, Paleo friendly frittata that makes a perfect make-ahead breakfast for busy mornings.  The most challenging part of my 30 day Paleo adventure (you can read more about it here) is that most convenience/take-out foods are no longer options. This means I’m cooking, or planning what to cook, all.the.time. Breakfast bars, yogurt, sandwiches, pasta and pizza are… Continue reading Bacon, Kale and Mushroom Frittata

Comfort Food · Quick · Soup · Uncategorized

Creamy Kielbasa, Kale and Potato Soup

Is there anything more comforting¬†than a hot and hearty bowl of soup on a chilly day? I don’t think so. Right about now I could use a cool, blustery day where all I do is hang out in comfy¬†clothes while eating a warm bowl of soup on the couch. This right here would be my… Continue reading Creamy Kielbasa, Kale and Potato Soup

Healthy · Salads · Uncategorized

Shredded Brussels Sprout and Kale Salad

AKA trendy vegetable salad. Kale and Brussels Sprouts have become quite the happening veggies in the past few years. Which is awesome, to be sure. As long as they are treated correctly. There’s a reason that these two nutritional superstars were relegated to garnish and grandma status for so long. When not prepared well, they… Continue reading Shredded Brussels Sprout and Kale Salad

Salads · Side Dishes · Uncategorized

Autumn Quinoa Salad with Maple Cider Vinaigrette

Hi there! How was your first weekend of fall 2016? Mine was an ideal mix of productivity and active relaxation. A couple of spin classes, ALL the laundry and a Thanksgiving style turkey dinner on Sunday evening have left me renewed and invigorated…and just a little sleepy. I’m no good at inactive relaxation (aka sitting… Continue reading Autumn Quinoa Salad with Maple Cider Vinaigrette

Soup · Uncategorized

Turkey Sausage, Kale and White Bean Soup

  We’ve already addressed the fact that pumpkin season starts at exactly 12:01 on September 1st. But did you know that soup season also starts at that time? It’s true. It doesn’t matter how many 90-degree days we have in a row, as long as it’s September it is time for soup. Admittedly, I did… Continue reading Turkey Sausage, Kale and White Bean Soup