Category: Salads

brussels sprout and fennel slaw

Thank you to the person who cleared up the misconception regarding brussels sprouts. It’s kind of hard to fathom it now, but back in the day, brussels sprouts used to have a bad rap. Poor little green cabbages. They use to be the bane of many a child’s dinner hour. Today there is no shortage of brussels sprout recipes. My preferred method of enjoying them is definitely roasting:  Add red onion, drizzle with olive oil, season with salt and freshly…

kale-salad-maple-garlic-vinaigrette-on-plate

“It’s the new spinach.” Ringing up what was probably his 99th bag of kale that day, the Trader Joe’s cashier theorized to the woman in line ahead of me.  Yes, kale is everywhere these days. You can drink your kale, eat your kale, and then encourage everyone else to do so by tacking an Eat More Kale bumper sticker on your car. This latest food craze confounds me, because I have been eating the sturdy green for as long as…