Posts tagged ‘winter’

February 6th, 2014

Tuscan Kale & Cannellini Bean Soup

by Chrissy

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Whoa it was raining in Southern California. But then it stopped several hours later, you know, once traffic was a huge mess for hours and after we served our local homeless in the pouring rain. But we were glad to be able to that. Rain or shine, people still go hungry.

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I think we just had our whole winter’s worth of weather. Although, I hope that wasn’t the extent of it, because we are facing a rough drought on this … Read more...

January 14th, 2014

Pumpkin Cranberry Scones with Dark Chocolate Drizzle

by Chrissy

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I love scones. Homemade scones to be exact. They are such a pleasant morning treat. In my scones, I always tend to go easy on the butter, so I can still feel great about eating half of the batch.

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I realize that it’s not fall anymore, but let’s get real, pumpkin is always in season.

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Plus, I just found out that my fancy new membership at Restaurant Depot, allows me to purchase the largest can of pumpkin puree. Ever. So, … Read more...

December 12th, 2013

The Art of a Fall or Winter Salad {+ Mandarin & Avocado Kale Salad}

by Lauren

Kale Salad with Parmesan, Cranberries, and Pine Nuts

I always have greens on hand. Romaine, spinach, kale, arugula or some combination of these things. Their staples in our refrigerator because they are so versatile. I love pulling together salads for lunch using leftovers from dinner or other miscellaneous kitchen staples. It’s so easy, healthy, and never requires a recipe.

Despite the colder weather, a salad is still totally acceptable in Fall and Winter. I thought I would impart some wisdom … Read more...

February 10th, 2012

Parmesan Roasted Brussels, Butternut Squash, and Kale

by Chrissy


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One of the many great things about Trader Joe’s, is that they charge a flat fee for the squash (and the rest of their produce… which isn’t always the best deal out there). But were talking squash, here. Not only do they have a good variety in the fall/winter months, regardless of size, weight or type of squash, they are all $1.99!

Naturally, we always choose the biggest one we find. It’s just habit.

With the unstable … Read more...