Kale and apple salad with crispy chickpeas and toasted almonds

My Dad was telling me that he kept seeing crispy chickpeas as a snack online and how much he wanted to try making them. Well he started making them and just loves them. He likes making them with just olive oil and some salt and pepper and even with cinnamon and sugar. To make them,… Continue reading Kale and apple salad with crispy chickpeas and toasted almonds

Black bean and cheese nachos with heirloom tomato salsa

I love nachos. They remind me of watching football with my family at the lake. I used to make just cheese nachos in the microwave and put sour cream and salsa on top as a football snack. I like to make them for dinner sometimes because they are quick and so tasty! I make them… Continue reading Black bean and cheese nachos with heirloom tomato salsa

Heirloom tomato and cucumber salad three ways

It’s peak season for my tomato and cucumber plants, so I have a lot of them I have to figure out what to do with every day. One of my favorite things to do is make a simple salad with just cucumbers and tomatoes. They are versatile ingredients that you can adapt to different flavors.… Continue reading Heirloom tomato and cucumber salad three ways

Turkey meatballs with veggie spaghetti sauce

I have a confession. I don’t like zoodles. Well, not as a replacement for spaghetti. In my opinion, no vegetable can replace pasta. I like zoodles as an addition to a pasta dish, but not as a substitute. I try not to eat pasta frequently, but sometimes I crave it and I have to have… Continue reading Turkey meatballs with veggie spaghetti sauce

Kale and cucumber salad with toasted almonds – a summer into fall salad

I planted kale this spring and my plants are still growing really well. I just keep snipping leaves off every now and then and the kale keeps producing. I also have two prolific cucumber plants that give me about 5 cucumbers every day. Normally I think of kale as a fall crop, but since we’ve… Continue reading Kale and cucumber salad with toasted almonds – a summer into fall salad