Slow Cooker Toscana Soup Made Lighter

Slow Cooker Toscana Soup

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 101) Are you a fan of Olive Garden’s Soup and Salad special? My mom and I are. So Olive Garden is a frequent choice when we meet for lunch. This slow cooker toscana soup is a lighter, healthier, easier adaptation of their famous Zuppa Toscana. I substituted hot […]

{38 Power Foods} Lentil, Mushroom and Kale Burritos

Making a lentil, mushroom and kale burrito

Would you ever think to turn a mixture of lentils, mushrooms, and kale into a filling for burritos? I certainly wouldn’t. But I’m glad the talented Camilla Saulsbury did for her cookbook, 5 Easy Steps to Healthy Cooking: 500 Recipes for Lifelong Wellness. And I’m happy I found the recipe and tried it for this […]

{38 Power Foods} Weight Watchers Pasta with Italian Chicken Sausage and Kale

Weight Watchers Pasta with Sausage and Kale

I came across this recipe for Weight Watchers Pasta with Italian Chicken Sausage and Kale while searching for a kale recipe to make for this week’s 38 Power Foods Blogging Group. For the past eight weeks, a group of bloggers, led by Mireya of My Healthy Eating Habits, has been posting recipes using the healthy ingredients […]

Dinosaur Kale Salad

Kale Salad

Dinosaur kale, which is also known as Lacinto kale, isn’t as tough as curly kale so it it works well in raw salads, like this one. This raw dinosaur kale salad is crunchy, colorful and delicious. The whole family enjoyed it when I made it recently and I think yours will to. The dressing adds […]

A Collection of Kale Recipes

Kale in a Bowl

Have you tried kale? Here is a great collection of kale recipes gathered from a variety of sources – my recipe files, favorite cookbooks and the web – in hopes that you will add it to your meal planning this fall and winter. I hadn’t really eaten much kale myself until last winter, when I […]