Tom Yum Soup with Kale and Shrimp

Mr. D (aka David with an E) decided that he wanted to go on a mostly gluten-free diet. Knowing him (and many of the men in my life), I didn’t expect he’d be eating well cooked meals unless you consider yogurt 3x a day, awell cooked meal. So I decided to help out by preparing…

Day 28: Poached Egg Kale Salad

Nothing says weekend like breakfast in bed. CSA had included white kale and I really wanted to try this new recipe that my boyfriend got at Mar’s restaurant, kale and pickled eggs. I only started to pickle eggs the previous night so I decided to replace with poached egg for a breakfast meal.

Day 9 Kale Tahini Salad

It’s back to Meatless Monday and I was really craving Caesar salad. However, since Caesar salad does have anchovy as a base, I had to find another similar dressing that was thick and creamy. I had loved the tahini dressing for the falafel salad and wanted to reuse it.

Day 6 Stir Fry Kale Quinoa

Yay, it’s Friday! Normally, at work, there’s free lunch but by the time I get up to go check it out, it’s demolished. So I went prepared with a super simple salad that could be eaten cold, won’t be soggy, and wouldn’t make the office smell like a Prahok kitchen. I rather like the smell…

Day 5 Blackberry Kale Salad

After the Berry Citrus salad yesterday, which was really good and I only a few mouthful, I really wanted to have another sweet salad.

Day 1 Strawberry Quinoa Kale

Most people know I hate salad. My mother never made us eat salad growing up. We had fresh vegetables and fruits or they were served within soup and stir fry. The concept of eating raw vegetables with dressings was entering foreign territory. When I first moved out of my mom’s house into college where the…