Simple Green Smoothie

October is going to be a bit of a cleanse for me. I’m letting go of all sorts of indulgences. It’s not “detoxing” or because I want to take the joy out of life. Quite the opposite actually. This change is mostly out of a desire to simplify. Bring my meals back down to the…

Pesto Egg Salad Wraps

I’ve done a post with collard wraps before, but I just wanted to remind you how awesome they are. You can literally wrap ANYTHING; Tuna salad, chicken salad, lunch meat with some tomato and avocado… YUM! This egg salad uses pesto as a binder, but if you’re more of a mayonnaise person, use it! My recipe for Cilantro-Pistachio…

Tuna and Bacon Collard Wraps

Kale, Collards, Mustard, Dandelion, Chard, and Spinach. Say “hello” to the dark leafy greens family! Greens are amazing. I mean really AMAZING! Calorie for calorie they are one of the most nutrient packed foods on the planet. They contain magnesium which helps with hormone regulation and nutrient partitioning. They also contain phytonutrients (the GREEN color) which helps…

Short Ribs and Bacon Relish

Here’s a little green for your St. Patrick’s Day! This is NOT a traditional Irish dish. I made it up…like, an hour ago. It’s pretty tasty and it includes bacon. Seared Short Ribs with Bacon Relish 3 Grass-fed boneless short ribs 1/2 white onion, diced 1 Tbsp. bacon fat 1/2 tsp. cayenne 1/2 tsp. garlic…

Indian Style Chicken with Kale and Sweet Potatoes

Another simple and tasty ethnic meal. Indian Style Chicken with Kale and Sweet Potatoes 1 – 2 lb. chicken thighs, cut into 1″ pieces 1 medium onion, quartered and thinly sliced 2Tbsp. fresh ginger, minced 3 medium cloves garlic, pressed 1 Tbsp. chicken broth 1 tsp. garam masala 5 c. kale, finely chopped 3 c….