Green Smoothie

by kara on March 6, 2011

Kale I have grown to love kale.   I thought it was a bit bitter when I first started cooking with it a few years ago, .  I’ve found that the moment lemon juice is added, that bitterness isn’t so dramatic.  Kale is full of all things good for your body. . .water, vitamins, fiber.  I prefer the ”Dino” […]


Andalusian Chicken Stew

by kara on November 7, 2010

A few years ago, I was in a recipe rut.  I quickly got out of that rut after receiving the  Dinner with Jennette monthly recipes as a Christmas gift from my parents. The plan includes 12 natural food meal plans, nutritional tips,  and a grocery list for the ingredients.  Jennette also teaches classes at Wedge co-op in the Uptown neighborhood […]



by kara on November 1, 2010

I celebrated my birthday this last weekend. . .a great year behind me and an exciting new one ahead of me. Courtland took me to Lucia’s Restaurant in Uptown Minneapolis for dinner before we met up with friends to celebrate Halloween.   I love Lucias.  It’s always fabulous.  The restaurant is cozy, service is spot-on, and the food. . . oh, […]


Tunisian Vegetable Stew

by kara on October 14, 2010

My in-laws, Steve and Janet, just moved to Minneapolis, MN from Bismarck, ND and had us over for the first family dinner this weekend.  We have been blessed with summer-like weather and got to sit outside to enjoy our feast.  Steve grilled up some steaks and Janet made a delicious stew from  “Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home,” […]

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