Happy Sunday! I was thinking of featuring a favorite snack on Sundays. Thoughts? Today we’re chomping on roasted chickpeas. In the spirit of this wonderfully quick snack, I’ll keep today’s post short & sweet, but mostly savory. Roasted Chickpeas What You’ll Need: 1 large baking sheet lined with foil or parchment colander spatula Paper towels or a … Continue reading Sunday Snacks: Roasted Chickpeas
If you’re in the NYC metro area today, you’re probably experiencing the same rainy and dreary day that I am. Everyone has her or his own way of dealing with unpleasant weather. Today, I’m reflecting on the best part of the season instead of the confusing winter we seem to be having. As the kids … Continue reading It’s what’s on the inside that counts.
This week I’m talking about kale. You know that curly, green leafy stuff or that dark green textured leaf that you’re seeing at the market and in restaurants? Maybe you’re seeing some purple kale or some red russian? Kale is popular mainly because it’s amazingly accessible, a great first step for picky eaters and it’s … Continue reading 2-4-1: Kale
1st harvest of the season! Continue reading Zucchini
CSA Week #1 Radishes, green lettuce, bok choy, purple kale, arugula, scallions, strawberries, cilantro plant Continue reading CSA Week #1
What’s so great about them? They are packed full of Vitamin C. According to Livestrong, a 1/2 cup can satisfy up to 14% of your daily need. It’s a low calorie, high fiber food that is diet safe and can help guard against cancer. Whoa there! Are they easy to grow? Yes, actually. 6 inches … Continue reading Weekly Veggie Update: Radishes
This veggie update is all about asparagus; those weird, green stemmy things that show up during this time of the year. Why should you try them? Keep reading! What’s so great about them? Asparagus has some crazy health benefits. It doesn’t get digested at the first stage of of digestion and feeds some great bacteria … Continue reading Weekly Veggie Update: Asparagus