Vegan Wrap

(using flatbread made from scratch).

Brown bagging it today? I have the perfect vegan wrap for you to try. It’s so quick and simple to make. It uses vegetables that can be picked fresh from the garden: beets, cucumbers, pickled carrots, chopped beet leaves. Spread with a healthy and tasteful hummus. Try it with a griddled flatbread made from scratch! Yes, please!

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Smoked Turkey Wrap with Kale on the Side

My power ‘go to’ lunch when I’m feeling sluggish and have a long day ahead of me is a smoked turkey wrap with kale on the side. It’s a light and easy lunch packed with protein to keep me going.

Smoked Turkey 1 (1)

Get out the ingredients. Wash and thoroughly dry the kale removing the stems. Chop the cashews and shred the parmesan.

In a large sauté pan heat a tablespoon of oil.

Smoked Turkey 1 (2)

Add the kale.

Smoked Turkey 1 (3)

Toss in a half a cup of chopped cashews with some salt and pepper to taste.

Smoked Turkey 1 (4)

Sauté for 5 minutes, or until the kale is a deep green. Take off heat. Sprinkle with shredded parmesan.

Smoked Turkey Recipe

Prepare the wrap using a 12” flour tortilla, or your favorite wrap. Spread mayonnaise on tortillas. Add sliced smoked turkey, leafy lettuce, and sliced avocado. Roll into a wrap

Serve with the kale and a glass of iced tea. Feeling strong and ready to rule the afternoon board meeting yet? – Ella

Smoked Turkey Wrap with Kale on the Side

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
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• 1 bunch of kale
• 1 tablespoon olive oil
• 1/2 cup cashews, chopped
• 1 ounce parmesan, shredded
• 4 ounces thinly sliced smoked turkey
• 4 leaves of red leaf lettuce, or other leafy lettuce
• 1 avocado, sliced
• 2 flour tortillas, 12”
• mayonnaise


  1. In a large sauté pan heat the olive oil. When warm add the kale, cashews, and salt and pepper, to taste.
  2. Sauté stirring with a wooden spatula for 5 minutes, or until the kale is a deep green. Take off heat. Sprinkle with shredded parmesan and additional cashews.
  3. Lay tortillas on cutting board, or clean surface. Spread with mayonnaise. Divide the turkey between the two and top with lettuce avocado slices.
  4. Roll into a wrap.
  5. Serve with the kale.

Smokey Joes

I purchased some liquid smoke for a recipe some time back and, like so many spices and seasonings, had too much left over. Not wanting to just throw it out I was looking for a way to use it up. I started to think about smoked foods and of course, barbecue and grilling came to mind. But, alas, it is still too cold to grill. Hashtag, so over winter!

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Hot Chicken Sliders

Nashville hot chicken has been gaining immense popularity outside of Nashville. You can find a version of this local specialty throughout the South, seeping into the Midwest, in LA. There is even a restaurant in Melbourne, Australia serving Nashville hot chicken. There is a reason for that. It is delicious. Here is my version.

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