Wasabi Kale Salad

A spicy kale salad that makes a perfect summertime meal
Kale is so often mistreated. I don’t just mean verbally and culturally; it’s also mistreated in the kitchen. Have you ever tried to serve a kale salad and found the leaves too firm and bitter to stomach? Well, you’ve been missing an important step: marinating the kale. Check out the below recipe for Wasabi Kale Salad, and witness the method and benefits of this extra step firsthand!

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Greek Spaghetti Squash

A tasty pasta alternative bursting with flavor!
Have you ever heard of spaghetti squash? Even if you’ve never seen the bulbous yellow fruit in produce aisles, I bet you can guess its characteristics from its extremely enigmatic name. When cooked, the flesh of a spaghetti squash can be removed in stringy bits that resemble… drum roll please… spaghetti! So why not make a delicious pasta dish tonight, and up the nutrition by substituting boring old spaghetti for some vitamin A- and potassium- packed veggie noodles?

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Garlic Soup

Luxurious and nourishing garlic soup for a health boost!
Garlic gets a bad rap sometimes. I’ve seen tons of tricks lately for mellowing its bite or getting the smell off of your fingers, and it makes me feel sorry for garlic. It rarely gets the positive attention it deserves, so let’s remedy that. If you’ve ever enjoyed the flavor garlic–even slightly–then you’ll love this luxurious and nourishing recipe for garlic soup. It’s so… French.

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Roasted Fennel Over Couscous

fennel couscous
One thing you shouldn’t have to worry about is “sad desk lunch”. This is a phenomenon in which you’re forced to rifle through the condiments drawer in the office kitchen for food or get a bag of potato chips for lunch the third day in a row. With a bit of planning, you can prepare this flavorful couscous and roasted fennel salad, and have impressive, commute-proof lunches at the ready.

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Risotto

risotto

If you’ve never had it, I like to describe risotto as similar to macaroni and cheese, but with rice. And fancy add-ins. And less cheese. And a more complicated cooking procedure. So nothing like macaroni and cheese, but an equally satisfying comfort food, and an impressive dish to prepare for company. Today let’s talk about how to make risotto, and discuss some variations that will help you make some leftover magic with this dish.

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