Bacon-Wilted Greens with Warm Goat Cheese

Virginia Willis is a French-trained chef and well-loved authority on Southern cooking. Her new book Lighten Up, Y’all: Classic Southern Recipes Made Healthy and Wholesome arrived in my mailbox a

Citrusy Green Smoothie

I was a pretty early adopter of the green smoothie, but I burned out on them a while back. I was really excited about trying the Citrusy Green Smoothie on

Udon Noodle Soup with Kale and Kimchi

This Asian-inspired Udon Noodle Soup is ridiculously tasty and infinitely variable. Here’s how to make it, along with ideas for the best variations.

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Cinnamon Sugar Kale Chips

Cinnamon sugar? On kale chips? I assure you I was incredulous when I first saw this recipe, too. But trust me, this is a combination you really must try. I

soba noodles with kale

One Simple Change: Eat More Leafy Greens

Welcome to the 9th post of One Simple Change, my year-long series of tips geared at “healthifying” your lifestyle, one week at a time. (I’m pretty sure I made up

Red Potato Frittata with Kale and Rosemary

I love having chickens. They are easy to care for. And remarkably entertaining. The constant supply of organic eggs is pretty darn cool, too. Since I’ve always got eggs on

Salt Cod Chowder with Garlic Aioli

After I made salt cod for my 2nd charcutepalooza challenge post, I wanted to use it in some sort of soup or stew. I found a lovely salt cod chowder

Blood Orange Salad with Kale and Avocado

I’m so tired of the cold. And the snow. Winter soups, stews, and other comfort foods are nice and all, but I’ve really been craving salads. Blood oranges aren’t exactly

Clam Chowder

The weather here has been quite lovely, but there’s definitely a fall chill in the air. Because chilly weather goes hand in hand with soup, (and because I recently ordered

Raw Kale Salad

I’ve been meaning to post this recipe for the last few days but my family’s summer has gotten off to a super busy start, and it just didn’t happen. Plus

My Winning Minestrone

The weather here has dipped down to the low 70s. After what seems like weeks (months?) of 90+ degree days, it really feels like heaven outside right now, and I

Spicy Crispy Kale with Lime

I’m a huge fan of kale. If you follow this blog, you know that I include kale in my recipes, from soups to smoothies, all the time. It’s so very

Holly’s Green Smoothie

When my friend Holly Shelowitz posted her favorite healthy green smoothie recipe on Facebook, I wanted to try it immediately. I did…and I loved it. Holly is a holistic nutritionist.

Spicy Garlic Shrimp with Kale and Quinoa

While I love to take my time and cook elaborate meals for dinner, this is pretty much impossible during the week these days. My kids do lots of activities/sports that

White Bean Stew With Pumpkin and Kale

We’ve been graced with many gorgeous, barely chilly days over the last few weeks, but the evenings are cool and I love having warm soups to eat. Since my pantry

Blueberry Green Smoothie

This blueberry green smoothie is a gorgeously purple and very satisfying healthy breakfast recipe that also happens to be incredibly nutrient-dense. Blueberries are very high in antioxidants and I really