Category: Lunch

Recipe Tuesday: A new spin on collard greens!

Most people have only had collard greens cooked one — the traditional Southern way meaning they were cooked low and slow and usually with some smoked meat (usually pork, sometimes turkey) for added flavor.  And there is absolutely NOTHING wrong with having them prepared that way; they are delicious and comforting! That said, I don’t always have the time to prepare them...

Recipe Tuesday: The best black bean soup!

Baby its cold outside, at least here in Brooklyn today.  Anything below 50 degrees feels like the perfect weather for soup to me, so given today was only about 30, I was glad I had this soup on hand (it freezes well if you don’t eat it all at once). I’ve tried lots of black bean soup through the years...

Recipe Tuesday: Curried Chickpea Salad

I’ve been on a curried chickpea kick lately, I can’t even explain it.  In my attempt to find a new way to make them, I came across this recipe from Whole Foods.  I’ve made a few tweaks, but I think you’ll love it! Before we get to the recipe, let’s talk about curry for a second.  Some of you may...

Curried Chickpeas with Tuscan Kale

Upon a really weird craving for curried chickpeas I came up with this dish.  It’s already pretty simple to make but you can cut the cooking time down by using canned chickpeas (drained and rinsed) although I love making my own beans (see instructions at the end on how to make your own beans). This dish can be eaten on...