Butternut Squash & Kale Minestrone

Soups are one of my most made foods during the winter months.  They're just so nourishing, warm, and healthy - not to mention easy!  Minestrone is a classic Italian soup, that is made with a bunch of different vegetables & pasta.  It has such a nice flavor from the tomatoes & herbs, and pairing it [...]

Caramelized Shallot Polenta, Crisped Beets, & Kale Pistachio Pesto

Beets are one of my favorite vegetables.  Beets have a insanely high nutritional value, and not only do they help with mental health, sexual health, & general health, they are also very high in many vitamins and minerals.  They contain potassium, magnesium, fiber, phosphorus, iron, vitamins A, B, & C; beta-carotene, beta-cyanine, and folic acid. [...]

Grilled Peach Salad, with Kale & Fennel

During the summer, peaches are one of my favorite fruits to eat & cook with.  I especially love grilling them, because it really enhances their sweetness, by caramelizing the outside of the peach.  Grilled peaches in a salad are a really easy way to have a gourmet meal, without the stress and heat of cooking [...]