Wednesday, 31 August 2011

Curried Chickpeas and Kale

I was looking around for different kale recipes and came across this one.  I was pretty happy with the way it turned out.  I didn't end up doing it in the crock pot because I didn't have time, but I would definitely give that a try next time!

Thursday, 25 August 2011

Zucchini Tacos

  • 2 T oil
  • 2 zucchinis (cut into strips)
  • 1 large onion (sliced)
  • 2 c cooked rice
  • 2 c corn
  • 2 tomatoes (diced)
  • grated cheese
  • corn tortillas
  1. Heat oil in a pan on medium heat.
  2. Add zucchini and onion to the oil and cook until the zucchini is tender.
  3. Add the rice and corn to the zucchini mixture and cook for 3-5 more mins.
  4. Put zucchini mixture on a warm tortilla and top with tomatoes and cheese.

Monday, 15 August 2011

Sweet Potato Bacon Pasta

  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 1/2 pound bacon (cut into small pieces)
  • 1 red onion
  • spaghetti
  • oil
  • salt
  • feta cheese
  • basil
  1. Dice the sweet potato and red onion.  Toss in oil and sprinkle with salt.
  2. Place sweet potato and onion in a pan and add the bacon.
  3. Bake at 400 degrees for approximately 20 min. While the vegetables are roasting, boil the pasta.
  4. Toss the vegetables with the pasta and add fresh basil and feta cheese.
Note:  I think this would also be nice with a cream sauce, but I was trying to stay away from too much dairy for this meal.

Wednesday, 10 August 2011

Fresh Strawberry Salad with Balsamic Dressing

Salad Ingredients:
  • Spring Mix lettuce
  • Strawberries
  • Cranberries
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Feta cheese
Dressing Ingredients:
  • 1/2 c balsamic vinegar
  • 3/4 c oil
  • 2 T sugar
 Mix the ingredients together until they are well combined and pour over salad.

    Kale Chips

    You can't really go wrong making anything in the form of a chip :) The recipe is very simple!

    • Kale
    • Olive Oil
    • Seasoning Salt or Sea Salt
      1. Wash and cut kale into chip sized pieces, making sure the big stems are cut off.
      2. Toss kale in a bowl with the olive oil and salt.
      3. Bake for 5-8 min. at 400 degrees until the kale is starting to turn brown.