Recipes

Southern Collard Greens

Southern Collard Greens

Another member of the leafy greens contingent, collard greens are in the same broccoli family as kale and have much of the same nutritional value. But these greens have attitude – they stand up to a hefty cooking effort and pack a bitter punch. Here’s […]

Pimm’s Cup

Pimm’s Cup

One of the best summer drinks out there is a Pimm’s Cup, which we get from the Brits. Of course, the fact that it features cucumbers makes it all the better. Ingredients: Pimm’s No. 1 (a gin-based liqueur) Club soda Lemons Cucumber, sliced into thin […]

Kale Chips

Kale Chips

Preheat your oven to 275 degrees. Separate the leaves of a bunch of kale from the stems. Cut leaves into chips approximately an inch and a half on each side (but don’t worry if they’re varied). Drizzle enough olive oil over the kale to get […]

Kale Caesar

Kale Caesar

For dressing: combine one small tin anchovies (8-10 pieces), one clove of garlic, two tablespoons of dijon mustard, and the juice of one lemon. Once combined, slowly add olive oil and keep blending until it makes a creamy dressing texture. Mix in a quarter cup […]

Kale Pesto

Kale Pesto

Roughly chop a bunch of kale, including the stems. Put in a food processor along with two cloves of garlic (or more or less depending on your garlic taste), three quarters of a cup of toasted walnuts or pine nuts, and three quarters of a […]

Vegan Pesto (from about.com)

Vegan Pesto (from about.com)

Total Time: 10┬áminutes Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups fresh basil 1/3 cup olive oil 1 cup pine nuts (other nuts, such as almonds or walnuts may be substituted) 5 cloves garlic 1/3 cup nutritional yeast 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Preparation: Combine all ingredients […]