Harvest Kale Salad for Friendsgiving

All Photos by Caroline & Evan Photography A few months ago my friend Nichole approached me about participating in a "Friendsgiving" she was organizing. Since I like Thanksgiving as much as the next person, I couldn't resist. I mean just take a look at the menu below. Could anyone say no to those Thanksgiving dishes? So a few of us local Tampa/Orlando bloggers gathered to celebrate the … [Read more...]

Healthy-ish Lasagna

      Last week our house was struck by the stomach bug. There was a lot of soup consumed and not much cooking. Towards the end of the week I finally felt up to making something. Originally I planned on making a crockpot lasagna, but by the time I remembered it was about 3:30, so that wasn't going to happen. Instead I threw all the ingredients in a baking dish and just cooked it in … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato and Kale Casserole

Holiday sales aren't just for stocking up on Christmas wish list items, but grocery stores often run great deals as well. The ad before Thanksgiving had so much on sale I just couldn't help myself. I loaded my cart with baking supplies and yummy things that I don't buy very often (ice cream). I love all the veggies on sale: sweet potatoes can be picked up for nothing and this year I found huge … [Read more...]

Spaghetti Squash with Kale and Chicken Apple Sausage

You guys, it is horrible, I live with a man who does not like spaghetti squash! I love the stuff and want to make it all the time, but then I feel a little bit guilty feeding him the one food he really can not stand. Oddly enough my husband is a big fan of every other kind of squash. I think it's the fact that it's trying to be spaghetti that throws him off.  Actually I'm not a huge fan of … [Read more...]

Kale and Cabbage Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing

This salad was inspired by the delicious Kale salad I had at Public House in Temecula, CA. After eating there I saw that salad in my dreams and knew I had to recreate it. The salad itself was pretty simple. Some kale, cabbage, red peppers, carrots and roasted peanuts. The dressing was a little trickier. I had to search through a few different recipes to come up with this combination. It ended … [Read more...]