Swiss Chard, Asparagus + Leek Frittata with Oven-Roasted Tomatoes

TKB - swiss chard, leek, asparagus frittata with tomatoes

I like attractive food. I like bringing a dish to the table that elicits an anticipatory sigh of happiness. Sure, I love homely-looking dishes too, like this wild rice casserole, or these stuffed mushrooms I can’t seem to take a good picture of (and so aren’t yet posted).

I love the look of these eggs with bright, healthy greens throughout and wrinkled, vibrant tomatoes on top. Our farmer’s market opening day isn’t until May, so I’ll have to wait for local asparagus until then. But in the meantime, this spring veggie is available at an affordable price at the local grocery.

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Whole Wheat-Yogurt-Cinnamon Pancakes

The Kitchen Beet - Whole Wheat Pancakes

I’ve made these pancakes so many times over the past few months, it would be inconsiderate not to share the recipe! These pancakes are my go-to for weekend breakfasts. (Though I did bust them out this past Tuesday to celebrate the first snow day of the year with my kiddos.) You’ve probably figured out by now that my style of cooking and eating always to aims to hit that sweet spot of food that makes me feel good, and food that is delicious. Sometimes I weigh more heavily to one side than the other – this Chopped Kale Salad with Lemon-Dijon Dressing is oh-so-good for you but still tastes delicious; this recently posted Butternut Squash-Sage Galette is ridiculously tasty while filling you up with veggies and herbs, but also a bit richer with its flaky, buttery crust. These pancakes have more whole wheat flour in them than all-purpose, a hearty amount of plain greek yogurt, and a little bit of butter and sugar. Every person in my family eats them faster than I can churn them out. Let’s get them on your weekend breakfast table, too.

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The Easiest Huevos Rancheros

The Kitchen Beet - Huevos Rancheros

I’m always a candidate for easy, healthy, flavorful food. Every so often, I like to make breakfast for dinner. It’s usually some combination of a green smoothie, like this one, french toast or pancakes (like the whole wheat-yogurt-cinnamon ones I contributed to Darling), maybe potatoes and definitely eggs. The kids often prefer a scramble or boiled egg, but I like to whip these up for the adults at the table. This recipe serves one each for four (or two for you and your favorite fellow egg-lover), but really, you could multiply it many times.

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If Quiche Makes You Want to Dance

eggs (prose)

I’m an egg lover. Not in a red wine and dark chocolate kind of way, but still. I’m particularly fond of quiche when hosting a group, for obvious reasons. It’s less labor intensive and more friendly to everyone eating at once, opposed to some person standing over the stove churning out omelettes while everyone else eats.

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