Appetizer | Meatless

Cranberry Walnut kale salad with goat cheese dressing

By on March 13, 2015

Hello nice weather and positive temperatures!  Everybody seems so merry and smiley lately and it might be thanks to Mother Nature.  It’s not summer yet but after so many -25C or -30C in Toronto, let me tell you that +2 is worth jumping all over!

Gorgeous blue sky, snow melting, does it put you in a spring/summer mood?  Of course it does!  I love it and now I can say Bye to soups and Hello colorful salads!

Cranberries-Walnuts kale salad with goat cheese dressing

 Last year, I tried kale and I really fell for it!  Since it’s a chewy salad, I chop it off really small.  I use to pound it with the meat tenderizer but I skip that task and it’s just fine.  I add some nuts for crunchy-crunchy, some cranberries for some sweet taste.

Aaaaand… Wait for it (**drum roll**), I make that super simple, quick and easy goat cheese dressing.  Kale dressed in white and creamy love.  I mean, you have to try it to believe it! So simple and yet so crazy amazingly good!

True story: (Don’t tell El Cubano I told you) He likes his green salad dry, so without dressing.  Not his thing.   Well, as he wishes.  The other day, he said he was ready to try some kale (you know he’s not big on veggies and all… we talked about that). And TA-DA!  He loves this recipe with the dressing!  It’s that good.

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Appetizer | Meatless

Spinach, onion and goat cheese tart

By on May 27, 2014

I have been meaning to post this recipe for 2 days already but to tell you the truth, I have been slacking at little… Well maybe a lot.  The pictures and the recipe are ready all I am missing is my article.

I actually have a very valid reasons!  A few actually.   The weather this weekend was gorgeous, so obviously we enjoyed it and spent some quality family time.  And the evenings…  Well, my husband and I have been a little obsessed with a show lately!  Which means we have watch 3 to 4 episodes a night.  Have you seen Suits?  Such a great show!  It is perfectly balanced with romance, drama and comedy.  We are totally hooked.

When I was expecting my daughter, we are crazy on an old show, finished for a long time: the Sopranos.  Every night, we were watching episodes until midnight or later and we were always regretting because If my water would break, we would be so exhausted.  Sure enough, one day at 11pm… It did!  We have been tired for 19 months since then.  Totally worth it though.

Spinach goat cheese tart

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