As temps inch their way up and sunny days outnumber the grey ones, asparagus begins to bare their tender shoots – a sure sign of spring. …!
Last week I went on a kale chip baking frenzy and this week found myself with some leftover kale chips. I decided to re-purpose my kale into fairy dust for popcorn—yes, it’s magical in your mouth!!!
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Who can resist salty, crunchtastical snacks?!
Kale has been in the limelight as a healthy and versatile superfood and it’s staked a prominent presence in the chip world—kale chips are popping up in restaurants and hitting grocery store shelves. But you don’t have to go out or splurge on a fancy bag of prepackaged kale, satisfy your salt fix with a little DIY up in your kitchen!
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Finger food isn’t only for kids, grab ahold of these muffins and channel your inner-child! Fun to eat and tasty to pack and reheat for a brown-bagged lunch, you’ll be thinking of ways to minimize all of your favourite foods.
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It rained the other day, and the smell of fall-dampened leaves was poignant. To me, this weather calls for comfort food, a warm kitchen and soul-satisfying eats. I turned to some pantry staples: potatoes, kale, butter = mashed potatoes, by no means ascetic but fun to cook and good to eat! I’m sure kale does not cancel out butter but it is an added nutrient!
This is one of my go to meals for colder weather months or when I’m short of time….it doesn’t have a name but it’s really, really good! Not too posh yet not lacking in taste, this dish dazzles by being bright, colorful, crunchy and filling. I actually borrowed upon the idea from a restaurant down my street called, Gaia Cafe. It’s a lovely little brunch spot with mismatched tables and chairs, you serve your own coffee and can watch your food being made. They serve up vegetarian-fare subsisting mostly of stir-frys, scrambles and overall yummy hodgepodges.
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