We ate with abandon while on vacation last week, so healthy salads like this one, inspired by Mighty Grain Salad on Happolks, are both necessary and a relief to get back onto our normal eating path. (The recipe comes from Laura at The First Mess, ...―
This is a thrown-together meal with no particular proportions. I used whole wheat spaghetti, and tossed it with a sauteed mix of green onions, baby spinach, a red pepper, and Melissa’s Steamed Lentils. The lentils were pre-cooked, and I ...―
“Make your own pizza” nights have become a favorite of my boys, although G. chooses to make calzones from the same ingredients as the pizza. I used to buy pre-made whole wheat dough at my supermarket (they kept it in the refrigerated...―
This is a tasty, vegan winter dish. Although I don’t care for fennel raw, I really love it roasted. Warm White Beans with Roasted Fennel & Red Pepper Adapted from Cooking Light 2 medium fennel bulbs, trimmed and cut in 1/2″ slices ...―
Arugula is not my favorite green, but I do aim to eat everything I get from my farm share. There is almost always a preparation that makes a ho-hum vegetable into something closer to palatable. Several readers told me they love arugula raw in a...―
I first tried gigantes at Lefteris Gyro, a local Greek restaurant. “Gigantes,” which is both the name of the large white beans used to make the dish and the name of the prepared beans themselves, means “giant” in Greek. And...―
I spent a weekend in Boston earlier this summer and my dear friend Rachel showed me this simple, delicious dish. Use a vegetable peeler to make ribbons out of your yellow squash and zucchini, rotating the squash after each ribbon or two so you get...―
The recipe for this Roasted Eggplant & Red Pepper Dip (or spread) comes from the beautiful blog The Cilantropist, and I am not surprised the author says it is one of her favorite foods to make in the summer. I followed the recipe as written,...―
We received a big head of bok choi in our farm share a couple of weeks ago, and I usually just do a simple stir fry when I get this vegetable. It combines well with red pepper and onions; saute and add a splash of soy sauce and you’re done....―
Roasted broccoli is delicious and homemade hummus is easy to make, so I knew this recipe for Roasted Broccoli Hummus — which uses white beans instead of chickpeas — would be a winner. It is. I did not need to add any water to thin the...―
There are lots of great food blogs I read that are focused on a specific food niche, and that have great recipes even though I don’t fall into the group of eaters they target. Gluten-Free Girl is one such blog. I don’t eat a ...―
So last week I was craving a salad and I remembered what an amazing salad I had once at ...
After attempting to accept her fate in the strange fishbowl world, Kendíka decides ...
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