Author Archives: aTaleof2Kitchens

Chicken

Chicken. That ol’ domesticated foul we know and love (to eat).  Whether you dress it up or dress it down, the beauty of this protein is its virtually endless versatility.  Check back a little later and see just how we like to enjoy … Continue reading

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Oats

We hope you are feeling great after our week of smoothies, we sure are! We’ll be cooking with oats this week to keep our health kick going, come back soon for our odes to oats!

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Citrus Smoothie

Searching through the fresh fruit that still remained un-blended in my fridge this morning I came up with this: two grapefruits, a half pint of raspberries, a couple of frozen bananas, and some organic orange juice. I froze the raspberries … Continue reading

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Creamy Avocado Smoothie

Like Amy I’ve had a bunch of peeled and chopped bananas ready to go in my freezer — they are great for thickening up smoothies and making them taste a bit like ice cream! How decadent! Avocado is another great … Continue reading

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A Berry Antioxidant Rich Smoothie

Since being on this smoothie kick I’ve been keeping the freezer chocked full of peeled and chopped bananas and a few bags of this delicious berry blend (Organic AND antioxidant rich? Sign me up!) This classic combo is not only … Continue reading

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Banana Almond Flax Smoothie

It is true! I’m doing a triathlon this July 14th as a member of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training. I’ll be raising money to help find cures and better treatments for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma. If … Continue reading

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A Tale of 5 Smoothies…

It’s smoothie week in our two kitchens.  There’s nothing like swimsuit season in the not too distant future (or an impending triathlon – Go! Hillary, Go!) to make you rev up your fitness game and clean up the ol’ eating habits. Smoothies … Continue reading

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Weekend Recipes: Homemade Ricotta, Ricotta Gnudi and Simple Tomato Sauce

The days are getting longer and warmer (Woohoo! at long last!), so why not take advantage of the last few wintery days and spend some quality time in your kitchen! And what better to make than an easy homemade pasta, … Continue reading

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Cabbage

Options are endless when it comes to this cool season vegetable. And sure it tastes great but better yet: it’s antioxidant rich, anti-inflammatory rich, and high in glucosinolates which in layman’s terms means: it’s cancer fighting! Woohoo!  Check back next week … Continue reading

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Cauliflower

Even though cauliflower may look like it doesn’t bring much to the table, it is chock-full of goodness. Adding cauliflower to your diet MAY even reduce your risk of cancer (along with other cruciferous veggies). And it is delicious to … Continue reading

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