My Cookbook

My Cookbook

  • 39 Recipes
Butternut Squash Lasagna

Butternut Squash Lasagna

 I will never forget the day my mom came home from the grocery store and promptly announced that she would never, ever cook lasagna again
Eggplant Lasagna.

Eggplant Lasagna.

I just went back and reread my last post. I've done some breathing in a paper bag, had some drinks with my two best friends and totally gotten over it
Lasagna-Style Quinoa with Kale

Lasagna-Style Quinoa with Kale

Here's what my family thought. Lasagna is one of my favourite foods, and I loved the lasagna flavour of this dinner
Kale and Chickpea Soup with Lemon

Kale and Chickpea Soup with Lemon

A quick inspection of my cupboards revealed a tin of chickpeas and a soup was born. The blitzed chickpeas makes it quite creamy in any case
Red Quinoa and Mango Salad with Lime Dressing

Red Quinoa and Mango Salad with Lime Dressing

Wilted Kale Salad with Creamy Chipolte Dressing. This Red Quinoa and Mango Salad with Lime Dressing is a nice combination of sweet, tangy and a little spicy with lots of healthy protein that makes a very satisfying meal
Kale Salad with Blue Cheese + Pickled Carrots

Kale Salad with Blue Cheese + Pickled Carrots

I was still thinking about it days (and weeks) later and knew that I’d have to try making it myself. I also liek to save time by buying a big bag of chopped kale, which is usually very cheap, rather than taking the time to remove the center stalks and chop it on my own
Raw Kale, Corn and Red Bell Pepper Salad

Raw Kale, Corn and Red Bell Pepper Salad

a sprout salad from my favorite veggie restaurant, “slice of life” in Sebastopol for lunch. Day 4 of our “One Month Raw Food Cleanse”

Kale Salad with Feta

I planned on using only one third of a cup of crumbled feta, but ended up with a bit more when I crumbled the cheese myself
Citrusy Kale Avocado Salad

Citrusy Kale Avocado Salad

It’s going to be a shorter and photoful post today because my parents are visiting me in Santa Barbara
Baby Kale Chopped Salad

Baby Kale Chopped Salad

 My extended family served as official taste testers over several Sunday dinners. The dressing that consistently came out on top was my old recipe for Maple Dijon Vinaigrette
Chickpea, Tomato and Kale salad

Chickpea, Tomato and Kale salad

The tomato salad I was making now needed substantiating as it was now going to be the only thing to be served alongside the falafel, especially if I was going to try to keep my husband happy