Archvie: kale

Peanut Butter Garbanzo Soup


More than a few blog readers have asked me if my recipes going forward will be along the same lines of what I’ve been presenting these past several years. My response has been, yes, absolutely, as my cooking techniques and tastes have not changed overall. Also, if you have strong opinions about my post about… [Continue Reading]

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Chocolate Strawberry Oatmeal with Kale

Chocolate Strawberry Oatmeal with Kale from Carrie on Vegan |

Please tell me I’m not the only one to cook greens with oatmeal…please, please? I had a curly kale salad with a tamarind dressing at a restaurant recently and, because the dressing was sweet, it inspired me to make a breakfast dish incorporating curly kale. This version using oatmeal, strawberries, tahini, and cocoa powder tastes like… [Continue Reading]

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Slow-Cooker Winter Breakfast Stew

Winter Breakfast Stew made in the slow-cooker from Carrie on Vegan |

Baby, it’s cold outside! Cold weather means no more green smoothies for awhile, at least not in the mornings. I was inspired recently by some of the cooked breakfast recipes in Dr. Fuhrman’s new Eat to Live Cookbook (read my review of the book here) to try making a breakfast stew instead. I had a bag of… [Continue Reading]

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Vegan Baked Chickpea Burgers

Chickpea burger and salad

In yesterday’s photo food journal, I referenced these new Baked Chickpea Burgers I made: They were inspired by a giant bag of frozen organic chopped kale I got at Costco last week (actually, I bought two bags because I was so ecstatic pleased to find it): I started the burgers by thawing two large cups of the… [Continue Reading]

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Quinoa Kale Saute

Quinoa Kale Saute from Carrie on Vegan |

Do you ever revel in the fact that healthy, plant-based food can be so simple yet completely nourishing and satisfying? I went to a friends’ home this weekend for a potluck lunch. It was just two couples and our meal consisted of a brown rice and lentil salad made by me, a green salad, green… [Continue Reading]

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How to Make a Micro-Chopped Salad

Micro-Chopped Salad with olives and sauerkraut

I try to eat at least one salad a day with lots of raw vegetables and I fully admit that it’s a challenge to make them appetizing and enjoyable on a regular basis. Micro-Chopped Salad Technique: However, one technique I picked up from other salad aficionados that I love is to put the ingredients in… [Continue Reading]

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Apple Pie Kale Chips

Avila Bay.

Happy Friday to you! I hope you are having a good week. Alan’s Birthday Hike: This is what I’ve been up to: After my post on Wednesday morning, Alan and I joined an organized hike in our area that we had never done before. I thought what better way to celebrate his birthday and another… [Continue Reading]

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