Archive for July 2015

Kale Minestrone Soup

I’m long on kale this year — I planted three varieties along with collard greens, they are growing like crazy, and have taken over the garden.  Which brings me to this soup – kale minestrone – a wonderful and easy vegetable soup topped with basil pesto croutons (I’m a little long on basil too). 

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The Markets of Aix-en-Provence

Aix Artichokes and Cherries

In honor of Bastille Day, which is today, come with me to the produce markets of Aix en Provence.  I had occasion to visit the markets a few weeks ago during a short visit and would like to share my trip with you today in this mini “vacation”  from weekly recipes and nutrition tips.

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