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Today Is Your Day to Fall in Love with Kale {Recipes}

Wednesday, October 7th is “officially” National Kale Day. That’s right, National Kale Day is a designated day to celebrate the eating, growing and sharing of this cruciferous super-veggie. As you know, kale is jam-packed with phytonutrients, antioxidants, and fiber. And whether you’re a green smoothie worshipper, plant-based lover, or just like to toss some extra leafies into […]

October’s Tiny Change: Eat an Awesome Breakfast Every Day

If you’re just joining us, this post is part of the year-long #12tinychanges challenge. Each month we’re implementing one super small, super doable change—over a year it really adds up! You can read about all the changes here and share your progress on Instagram with the hashtag #12tinychanges. (Did I mention that there are lots of theme-related GIVEAWAYS […]

11 Surprising Pantry Staples I Can’t Live Without (+ A Giveaway!)

When you’re visiting a friend, have you ever been tempted to peek in their bathroom cabinet? Even though we all know it’s incredibly uncouth, we’re at least a little curious. How does she keep her skin so smooth? Is she using a lipstick I should know about? What’s that interesting scent she’s always wearing? While […]

How A Few Hours in the Kitchen Can Change Your Life (Yes, Really.)

It’s 6:30 on a Tuesday night. Your meeting ran long, and you’ve been stuck in traffic for 45 minutes, starving and cranky while you rotate between two terrible radio stations. You stumble through the door, irritated and exhausted. Just when all hope for a decent evening seems lost, you open your refrigerator to find the makings […]

Taste the Season: From My Summer Kitchen to Yours

What do Superfood Kale Salads, Lemon & Coconut Bliss Balls, Mango Chia Pudding Parfaits, and Watermelon Burst Popsicles have in common? They’re all part of my new favorite rotations in the Kale & Chocolate kitchen. Aside from being chock full of nutrients, super hydrating and refreshing, there’s another theme happening behind the scenes…and I want to […]

Out of Dinner Ideas? Try These Beautiful Bowls

“The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-hell attitude.” ~ Julia Child Creating simple & beautiful meals is my passion. I’m certainly not a gourmet chef. I don’t wield a knife like the culinary greats. I don’t care about the difference between bâtonneting & chiffonading. I’ve […]

Get Rooted {Recipe}

The holiday season is upon us, which also means an absolutely dizzying array of demands: extended family descending on your home, upholding traditions, preparing larger-than-life meals, figuring out how to make a healthier version of everyone’s favorite dessert (that won’t have them throwing a tantrum), and finding the oh-so-perfect gift in a sea of stores […]

From Dull to Delicious: A Food & Attitude Makeover {Recipes}

Can a single question at the right time shift and shake your world as you’ve always known it? Yes. It can. And for me, it did. I still remember the moment as if it were just last night, despite the decade that has passed. I had just sat down to dinner at a NYC hot […]

How to Eat A Chocolate Truffle… Guilt-Free {Recipe}

With all the celebration over kale last week, the other side of Kale & Chocolate felt a little left out. (Okay, just an excuse to share my newly created, melt in your mouth Guilt-Free Chocolate Orange Truffle recipe.) But first, it really got me thinking about what it means to live a Kale & Chocolate-inspired […]

Shake It Up: Mason Jar Salads

If you’re like most smart & savvy women, you already know how to make healthy and nutritious choices. But, here’s the catch: just because you “know” doesn’t mean that you “do.” Somehow your good intentions get tossed out the window because of life. Busyness. Lack of a routine. Never-ending to-do lists. The “not-doing” leads to […]

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