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Kale for Kale Chips

Cheesy Kale Chips with Miso, Garlic and Dulse

Cheesy kale chips satisfy my lingering cravings.  You see, I have a love of salty, snacky things – popcorn popped in coconut oil and sprinkled with sea salt and nutritional yeast, cheese and apples, these homemade potato chips, these seaweed snacks.  And while I do my best to avoid snacking (following the recommendations of this book),… 

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Our Simple Supper: Kale and White Bean Soup

Kale and white bean soup, hearty and simple, works its way onto our supper table a few times each season.  It’s a favorite soup: rich with flavor, inexpensive to prepare with enough bulk to fill hungry bellies. In the summer time, I serve it with a crusty slice of no-knead sourdough bread topped by garlic… 

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A Recipe: Kale & Potato Soup with Chorizo

Caldo verde – a Portuguese soup classically featuring kale, potatoes and chorizo swimming in a nourishing, mineral-rich stock – is a remarkable dish.  Richly flavored and deeply satisfying in a way only traditional peasant foods can manage, caldo verde is simple to prepare and a truly delightful addition to the supper table.  Like all dishes… 

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Sourdough Rye Crepes with Sorghum-Cinnamon Apples

As summer slowly fades to autumn, we are found in one of the busiest times of the year here on our off-grid homestead. Central Texas provides us with a fall gardening season and so many days this time of year you can find us planting kale seedlings, direct-seeding carrots and beets, picking dried beans, and… 

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My Favorite Autumn Salad

Autumn has arrived in the mountains, and the aspens in my yard have turned from green to gold, and soon they’ll shed their leaves entirely. It’s this time of year, late September, when Mother Nature simply can’t decide what to do with herself as some days remain seem blisteringly hot, and others feel so crisp and cool that… 

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10 Simple, Healthy School Lunch Ideas (and a giveaway for $450 lunch gear!)

In a week, my kiddo will enter school for the first time.  We’ve homeschooled for the last several years, but recently he expressed interest in attending a small, intimate private school part-time which means, for the first time ever, I’ll be packing school lunch. Long gone are the days of slow, lingering family lunches, and here… 

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