Attempting to make up for the guacamole-fueled craziness that was my trip to Mexico, I’ve been making variations on this Strawberry and Kale smoothie recipe all week.
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“I’m going on a road trip, I’m going on a road trip, X marks the spot!”
Ok, I know that’s not really how that grade school rhyme goes but this last weekend I was playing with my niece and nephews and I taught them the original game. Ever since then I can’t help but change it to “road trip” as I prepare for the trip I’m about to take.
But before I tell you what I’ll be eating while on the road (spoiler alert: it just might be this very recipe), let’s talk about the whos, what, wheres, and whys. Do you recall the Los Angeles-to-Texas road trip I took a few years back that I took with my friends, Lillian and Gaby where we proclaimed ourselves the Three Amigas? Well, we’re at it again and this time we’re heading from Los Angeles to San Francisco while en route to the IACP Annual Conference.
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This salad is at its most simple a great big excuse for me to make Green Goddess Dressing. I’m a California girl through and through and Green Goddess is too.
Though this dressing is just a tad bit older than me — it has been around, by some accounts, since the 1920s when a chef at the Palace Hotel made his West Coast version of the classic French sauce verte. If you grew up out west, you probably remember that Green Goddess was all the rage right about the time Madonna came out with Material Girl and Regan was our commander in chief. But, with time, this dressing went the way of shoulder pads and scrunchies and became all but obsolete.
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A recipe for cumin and carrot farro risotto that’s as delicious on its own as it is served with your favorite roast.
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My favorite salad recipe to welcome spring — roasted salmon, asparagus, fingerling potatoes, and watercress with Crème fraîche Dressing.
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A seasonal, vegetarian flatbread with sauteed broccoli rabe, caramelized onions, balsamic, ricotta, and Parmesan cheese.
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A healthy winter salad of mango, kale, feta, and orange juice.
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My latest twist on Chicken Noodle soup made with soba and miso.
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This month’s Pretty. Easy. is a healthy, wholesome vegetarian recipe for Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chipotle Chili.
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Keeping it simple in the kitchen and tips for a fabulous winter salad.
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