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Did someone say tacos?

I have an affinity for Mexican food. It can get heavy or as Chrissy Teigen (John Legend's beautiful and hysterical wife) says, " bloaty mcbloatstown." But man oh man is it good. I like to keep it simple and quick in the kitchen. I am not the girl that likes to patiently stir the risotto but I do appreciate a good home cooked meal so I get creative. I was craving homemade tacos because this hilarious photo kept frequenting my Facebook newsfeed last week.

Guess what? YOU can have both!

Kale Tacos!

Here's what you need

1) Touch of olive oil, salt, pepper, and turmeric

2) Two handfuls of kale and mushrooms

3) 1/2 can of organic black beans

4) Corn tortillas

5) Beet hummus from Trader Joe's or slice some beets up

Cooking time (I so desperately just wanted to write HAMMER TIME)

1) In a pan combine olive oil, salt, pepper, turmeric, kale, mushrooms, and black beans. Sautéed on medium until done. I found it was between 5-7 minutes

2) Heat corn tortillas and spread beet hummus all over one side of them.

3) Place kale combination on top of the beet hummus or corn tortilla and voila it's time to EAT!

They left me feeling like this...

Recipe for the New Year!

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It's Rosh Hashanah!

Are some of you confused already? It's the Jewish New Year!

Glad we are all on the same page now.

The symbolic foods for this holiday are apples dipped in honey to represent the start of a sweet new year.

Today we are making Charoset! Mmm mmm good...

Charoset is traditionally a Passover recipe but it's a favorite of mine and I couldn't help making it early.

I want you all to give it a try and enjoy!

It takes 20 minutes max!

3 large apples peeled, chopped, and cored into tiny pieces. I personally love organic Fuji apples or red delicious.

1/2 cup of finely chopped walnuts

1 & 3/4 teaspoons of honey or agave

1/2 teaspoon of white sugar

1/4 cup or less of a sweet red wine. I enjoy a nice Pinot Noir. If alcohol isn't your thing you can also use grape or apple juice.

Add a touch of cinnamon on top to give it a little flair.

You can plate some fresh spinach and add the Charoset on top for a sweet and scrumptious lunch.

Side note: I'm eating it as I'm typing this to all of you. :)