Comfort Food Heaven: Baked Beans and Sausage and Kale

Baked beans weren’t a thing in our house growing up.  We had plenty of green beans, not a ton of other beans.* So imagine my surprise when I made baked beans for the first time last week, and they’re delicious.  I would put them onto my comfort food list in a heartbeat, and that’s a…

Do I like kale?

Okay, I know I’m writing about kale again, and I keep saying I don’t like kale.  In theory, that is true.  The not liking thing.  You just have to put tasty things that I love with kale, and then I can pretend to get along until the end of the meal. So what tasty ingredients…

Kale and Quinoa Salad

I hereby grudgingly admit that I don’t like kale.  Yes, it’s supposed to be fantastic for you, and “everybody’s doing it.”  But I think it has too much texture for a lettuce substitute, and I’m just not quite on board with this particular healthy food trend. That said, I have found that kale works really…