Kale and Parsley Pesto

Kale is one of my top favorites, not only because it is a superfood, but also because it is very versatile, and easy to cook. It is excellent in salads, soups, as side dish for mains, dried in the oven as chips, and so on. This is my favorite kale pesto recipe, enhanced with parsley.

Winter Root Vegetable Salad

This is the third day of our “salad week” challenge, and I came up with a nice winter salad, made with grated roots: 1 knob celery, 2 carrots, 1 parsnip and 1 root parsley. The dressing is made with CretaVita olive oil (you can replace with any high quality cold pressed extra virgin olive oil); […]

Kale Salad with Apples and Avocado

One cup fresh Kale contains 133% of the daily recommended amount of vitamin A you need, and 134% of the recommended amount of Vitamin C. This wonder vegetable, a superfood in its own right, is also a great source of Calcium (10%), Vitamin B-6 (10%), Potassium 9% and Magnesium 7%. It only contains 33 calories […]

#Veganuary Salad Week: Red Cabbage Slaw

Red Cabbage, or purple cabbage, as it is also known, is a wonderful vegetable, full of vitamin C, and rich in vitamin A (ten times more than green cabbage). In Garden Super Hero Tales (Volume 1), Young Red Cabbage is one of the 10 delicious vegetables recommended for a healthy diet. “I am red, and […]

Vegetarian, Healthy Oatmeal Frikadeller

Forget veggie burgers: this is the closest taste to a “meat patty” you will ever get, without “cheating.” A favorite in our household, these oatmeal frikadeller taste as good as chicken meatballs, but without any meat whatsoever. 1 cup oatmeal 1 large egg 1 handfull fresh mixed herbs (oregano, mint, parsley leaf, lovace, chives) – […]

Easy-Peasy Eggplant-Zucchini Snack

Do you want a recipe so easy that even a 4 year old can cook it? This is one of our household’s Summer favorites, and easy enough to be cooked entirely by a child. It is full of vitamins and nutrients, delicious and fun. In fact, we serve it at grill parties as an appetizer […]