Baby Kale with Mushrooms


2 T olive oil
16 oz mushrooms, sliced or left whole
1 cup onion, chopped
1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
5 oz baby kale
Fresh ground black pepper to taste
Sea salt to taste (not too much, just a turn of the grinding knob)
1 T balsamic vinegar

Optional: grated Parmesan and crushed red pepper flakes Read More

Garlicky Shrimp Saute


24 large or extra-large shrimp, peeled and deveined, tail left on
1 t fresh lemon juice
2 T olive oil
1/4 t ground black pepper
1/2 t oregano
1 t dried garlic
1 t dried onion powder
2 T unsalted butter (or high heat oil of your choice, coconut oil would be delicious)
1 lemon, thinly sliced
6 garlic cloves sliced, then crushed by whacking with a mallet or knife handle
1/2 cup good white wine (or substitute chicken, vegetable, or fish stock)
1 T parsley, chopped
Cracked red pepper flakes to taste
4 lemon wedges Read More