Meal Prep Recipes & Food Waste Tips


Sweet Potato Soup with Garam Masala & Lime

This recipe is demonstrated with sweet potato, but you can riff on the same soup with parsnips, potatoes, carrots, butternut squash and so much more. Once you’ve made this soup, you can start to experiment with different vegetables and spices to make fabulous soups without a recipe for the rest of your days!  Have fun…
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Citrus Beet Green Salad & Roasted Vegetable Skillet with Sofrito

Beautiful late summer evening at the Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farm in Littleton. What a dream to cook outside in this gorgeous setting with such a great audience. Members of the farm’s CSA program were enjoying their cocktails for the start to their Farm to Fork Dinner. Before heading off to dinner they gathered around…
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Local Bar with Mission and a Family Atmosphere

An Interview With Local 46 Owner, Niya Diehl Local 46 is a bar and restaurant in the Berkeley neighborhood of Denver at 46th and Tennyson.  They are a bar and recently opened up an outdoor grill on their patio! It is a family-friendly establishment and there is free bocce ball and ping pong available in…
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What Are Your Looking For?

What do you all want to learn to cook?  That is what we would love to know. The Empowered Kitchen is here to empower YOU, and in order to do that, we need feedback to find out what would be most useful in your everyday life.   Do you want to learn to make quick, healthy…
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Let’s Get Started

Hello Friends and Wonderful Supporters!   I am delighted, and a little giddy, to announce the official launch of The Empowered Kitchen!  🙂 Thank you all for your support thus far. It has meant so much and kept me going through these beginning stages.   The idea behind The Empowered Kitchen is to renew our relationships with…
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