Kale Apple & Date Salad

I’ve eaten kale a few times in salads, but I can’t say I’ve really been a fan. However because kale is so good for me, I wanted to figure out how to make it more tasty. This recipe does just that. The earthiness of the kale, olive oil and almonds, the sweetness of the dates and honey crisp apple, the saltiness from the cheese, and … Continue reading Kale Apple & Date Salad

Tuna Cakes

I searched the Internet for a Tuna Cake recipe. I found many, but most were too complex. I took the best components of each to create my own rendition. Continue reading Tuna Cakes

Strawberry Galette

Strawberry Galette | This American Plate

Spring is here, and markets and gardens will soon be filled with fruit, vegetables and herbs in hues of red, orange, purple, green and yellow. I am excited for the growth to begin this spring, especially what’s to come in my little container garden. This year I’m trying to grow a few new veggies this spring/summer including tomatillos, thai round purple eggplant and Tom Thumb peas all from Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Co, a pretty awesome non-GMO seed company in Missouri.

Speaking of foods you can grow in the garden… I love fruit, especially blueberries and strawberries. I recently baked a “galette”, a French term for a dessert with a freeform crust. This strawberry galette has a little bit of added sugar, but mostly the strawberries’ natural sweetness shine in this dessert. The best part about a galette is that they are pretty easy to make.

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