I love to cook and bake. Both of my parents are really good cooks, and I grew up learning to cook from taste rather than recipes. I really enjoy the calming effects of preparing my own food, and it is also a great way to eat healthier and save money!
So today I want to start a new segment, “Eating Clean,” as a way to share some of my favorite recipes with you! To kick things off, here is my favorite vegetable sauté. I make this for myself at least once a week!
C.A.K. (Chickpea Artichoke & Kale):
– Olive Oil
– Garlic to flavor
– Salt/Pepper for flavor
– 1 can of Chickpeas (I love Goya’s, because they are so big and fresh)
– 1 can of Artichokes
– 3 cups of Kale
- Turn your burner on very low, to gently warm your large pan.
- Add in a few tablespoons of olive oil, leaving the temperature on low so it slowly heats up.
- Peel and chop up garlic cloves. I like a lot of garlic, but you can use as much or little as you want!
- With the heat still on low, add the garlic to the olive oil.
- Cook your vegetables in order of longest cooking time: chickpeas, artichokes, and then kale. Leave a few minutes in between adding each vegetable.
- Season your sauté! I like this special spice from Israel, along with a little bit of salt. Occasionally, I add some cayenne pepper to make it spicy.
- Eat the whole damn thing. It’s embarrassing how often I finish a whole pan, but at least its healthy! If you don’t eat all of it, you can eat it for breakfast the next day with a poached egg on top. So. Good.
Have a happy and healthy week! XX, Gabrielle