Kale-Beet salad w/ Avocado-Tahini dressing

Luckily I still get to find kale in the country, aka cavolonero aka black cabbage in Italian. Not very popular in italian cuisine as much as in the US. It’s used mostly for making soups, but is getting a bit more “trendy” here now, hehe. Last Sunday we went to a birthday party of one…… Continue reading Kale-Beet salad w/ Avocado-Tahini dressing

Carrot-Feta-Mung bean salad

Happy late Halloween! last night I prepared a mung bean-carrot-feta cheese salad for a big dinner party. the dish was a success, but most importantly a lot of the prepping time was focused on the dressing up part. My mom picked up some weird and disgusting looking pimples and marks to put on your face.…… Continue reading Carrot-Feta-Mung bean salad

Sprouting! Mung Bean salad

Has anyone ever tried sprouting their own beans, grains, seeds or nuts? It is so easy, trust me, and rewarding. Some grains or beans require more time and others just around 1-2 days! average time is between 2 to 4 days. I’ve tried sprouting chickpeas, quinoa, mung beans, buckwheat. Why do it? because eating a…… Continue reading Sprouting! Mung Bean salad

New dog! and a Sundried Tomato Pesto

Please welcome our newest family member…BEN! My mom was going on a walk in the country with our dog Buddy today and suddenly a couple mutts came running towards her. She thinks they might have come from this farmer that has sooo many dogs kept outside and chained on very very tight collars, it’s very…… Continue reading New dog! and a Sundried Tomato Pesto