Beet Salad with Avocado and Feta

This is lovely with a simple grilled fish or chicken: tender beets with a lemon-shallot vinaigrette, greens and feta. Adapted from Cooking Light via My Recipes. Serves: 4 Ingredients 3 medium golden or red beets – trimmed (stems removed) juice and zest of 1...

Kale & Roasted Squash Salad

I’m pretty sure I discovered this recipe in a magazine while sitting in a doctor’s waiting room. But it is delicious, and healthy, and I make it all the time for clients!  Makes 4 servings, and the leftovers make a great cold lunch too. Adapted...

Greens Soup with Sausage and Potatoes

You can use any greens you like to make this soup. Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3/4 pound Italian sausage – casings removed 3/4 pound white potatoes – sliced 1/4 inch thick 1 small onion, thinly sliced 3 garlic cloves – thinly...

My Favorite Kale Smoothie

There are hundreds (thousands?) of kale smoothie recipes out there, and I think I have tried at least half of them.   When I get a craving for one in the morning, I usually prefer a cleaner, less sweet, non-milky taste (although you can never go wrong...

Shrimp & Fennel Risotto

Fresh jumbo shrimp sautéed with white wine, fennel and onion, atop creamy arborio rice with Parmesan. I like to add a little kale in here too, towards the end to keep its bright color. Slice along the stems to remove them, then stack the soft leaves and cut crosswise...