Posts Tagged greens

Spicy Kale with Toasted Coconut

I’m always looking for new ways to cook vegetables, especially the super-nutrient-dense ones like kale. It is a cruciferous vegetable related to cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower, and its dark green leaves are full of vitamin K1, carotenoids, and calcium. Kale is considered a super food because […]

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Sweet Potato Spinach Frittata

I like simple breakfasts, but they have to taste good. And I want all my meals, but especially breakfast, to be good for me. This frittata fits the bill!

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Baigan Bhaji…or Spinach with Eggplant and Tomato

Whenever I make an Indian curry, I like to also make some bhaji. In my husband’s family, this term is used to describe leafy green vegetables: bok choy, mustard greens, spinach, etc. While basic Indian greens are tasty and simple to make, I’ve learned to […]

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Basic Indian Greens

There are so many great vegetables that benefit from Indian-style cooking, but one of my favorites is bok choy. Perhaps it is the mild peppery flavor, or the slightly crunchy texture, or the fact that it goes well with just about any Indian main dish […]

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Cooking With the Kiddos

  Lately H has been asking to help me cook dinner, and I decided that it was about time to let her. She is five and a half, and has helped me with measuring ingredients, mixing, and baking, but she hasn’t ever helped cook on […]

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Crispy Coconut Kale

I love kale. It was definitely not love at first taste, but over the past few years I have tried a variety of preparations and found several that I truly love. While it is slightly bitter and/or tangy (depending on the variety), it melds well […]

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Green Eggs and Ham

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and while I’m not Irish, it’s fun to wear green, make four-leaf clover decorations for the house, and eat lots of green food. Last year, I saw this post for green eggs and tried it out on my then-four-year-old. She actually really […]

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Beautiful beet greens

This year we decided to try to grow some beets. My husband and I both love roasted beets, and we had a little room in our raised vegetable bed, so we thought we’d give beets a chance (pun intended). We planted the Bull’s Blood variety, […]

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