About Lauren Keiper Stein

Lauren K. Stein is a cookbook author and journalist. Stein lives with her husband and two children in Boston. Cooking with her young daughter inspired her to write her first book, Fresh Made Simple, and it quickly became a staff favorite here at LC. @laurenkstein

An illustration of kale pesto ingredients being added to a food processor

Kale Pesto

Yes, kale pesto. It’s easy and healthy and folks are calling it one of the best pestos they’ve ever experienced. Maybe you should see what all the fuss is about.

Two small glass bottles filled with cucumber water, cucumber slices, lime slices and mint on a wooden table.

Cucumber Water

We can’t promise that this cucumber water will detox you, but we can assure you that it’ll make hydrating a heck of a lot more pleasant.