Kale is my staple food, and the versatile recipes are endless, so be creative! It is yummy, hearty, loaded with chlorophyll and other valuable nutrients, and is a fast way to curb hunger. Food is like currency to me; before I eat, I always ponder, “Is this valuable currency?” Well, kale is invaluable with tons of Vitamins K, A, and C, and it’s packed with alkalizing minerals for a balanced pH level. Eating kale is like having money in the bank!
Pizza day is everyone’s favorite day of the week.
As a kid it probably only comes around once or twice a week, but one of the definite bonuses of becoming an adult is that you can pizza wherever, whenever, and top it with whatever you so desire. Read More
This warm salad is perfectly healthy, delicious, and easy to make. Steaming the kale atop the quinoa during the last 5 minutes of cooking makes this one-pot recipe all the worthwhile. The earthy flavors of each ingredient compliment each other wonderfully – you’re going to want to make this! Read More
Sometimes your taste buds want to sit down to a creamy dreamy pasta dinner. But your arteries don’t. I understand.
That’s where this sweet potato cream sauce comes in to save the day. It is made without even a single drop of heavy cream, using mashed sweet potato instead to thicken it and give it that great Alfredo-like texture. Total comfort food that your whole body can feel good about.
Adapted from How Sweet It Is
Joanne Bruno is a food writer and fourth year MD/PhD student. Find more of delicious ramblings over at her blog: Eats Well With Others.
I get into breakfast ruts on occasion where I eat peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for three years straight. (Not an exaggeration.)
Then, I discovered these kale breakfast burrito bowls, which are packed with flavor, a hint of spice and tons of nutritious value. Iron, vitamin A, protein…these burritos have it all. And they might even cure you of that three-year-strong breakfast habit.
Joanne Bruno is a food writer and third year MD/PhD student. Find more of her delicious ramblings over at her blog: Eats Well With Others.
And partly because I’m thinking, “what am I going to do with it before it goes bad?!”
No need to stress about that any more though. This lentil, sweet potato and kale dish is not only super easy to throw together, but it’s delicious. And it’s also a nutritional powerhouse, so from here on out, you can reserve your heart racing for other more rational things.
Having a child who despises vegetables and prefers sweet and salty over nutritious and delicious could be considered a parents worst nightmare. With that said, it’s always a fun treat to stumble upon a dish that combines the best of both. Stuffed pasta shells are like ravioli, but so much better. The advantage of this dish is that you can combine more than one ingredient (hello, vegetables!) into the inside of the shell, resulting in a flavor-packed and health-conscious dish.
Kale is a member of the cabbage family and simply put, one of the healthiest vegetables around. It’s antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients are beneficial to your health in more ways than one and also helps in an individual’s detox process, regulating the detox activity in cells. The antioxidants in spinach are proven to help with one’s vision, skin tone and additionally, help lower blood pressure. Combine these two vegetables with the perfect pairing of cheese and tomato sauce and you have a winning dish, even your kids will love. Read More
We recently made a trip to Dallas, but had one small complaint: it was FREEZING there! Not that New York is a tropical paradise, but we at least thought that venturing 1,500 miles south would warrant somewhat warmer temperatures.
Fortunately, this dinner we made before leaving is perfect for chasing away the chill. Read More
Since we recently claimed kale as one of the 8 best winter foods to try right now, we thought we’d offer a recipe that can help you incorporate this lovely fresh green into your winter diet. Toscana soup is a classic Italian soup that contains everything that’s right in the world- spicy sausage, potatoes, cream, and lots of kale! This is one hearty soup that will keep you warm during this cold windy weather. Read More
Whether it’s finding the best goat tacos in LA, spotting a well-worn vintage bag in Sweden, or interviewing the “crab man” selling seafood on a corner in Harlem, we tell stories seen from Chef Marcus Samuelsson‘s point of view. MarcusSamuelsson.com strives to create conversations about food, nutrition, culture, art, and design. We want to find Read More