Category Archive: Recipes

National Pumpkin Day!

Thank heavens for facebook alerting me to the fact that today is #NationalPumpkinDay! This should have been on my calendar, but somehow it wasn’t. To celebrate, here are all my recipes featuring pumpkin.… Continue reading

Waste not, want not, then eat scones

In the midst of renovating my kitchen (before, demo, after) my work life took me into the direction of looking at and talking about food waste. It turns out we waste a lot… Continue reading

Simple Baked Summer Squash

Farmers’ markets are the best. Don’t you agree? I can’t think of anywhere I’d rather be at 10am on a Saturday. Ok, maybe being served breakfast in bed, but I’d be pretty cranky… Continue reading

Faux Fettuccine on Meatless Monday

Sometimes I have cravings. Ok, lots of times I have cravings. Like 30 minutes ago when I wanted ice cream so I stopped at Dairy Queen for a twist cone.  Mmmm… Most of… Continue reading

Meatless Monday: Caramelized Onion, Mushroom and Spinach Pizza

It’s summer, which means it’s farmers’ market season!  For a food lover, there’s nothing better than a farmers’ market for finding fresh and delicious ingredients. Farmers’ markets are fun, too! It’s the best… Continue reading

Meatless Monday: Eating “Good and Cheap”

I went to a small school in Ohio where our foreign language options were German or Spanish.  I had the best German teacher ever.  She was simply known as Frau, which is the… Continue reading

Meatless Monday: Easy Vegetable Fried Rice

Once upon a time I tried to make fried rice.  It should be easy enough, right?  Veggies, rice, a scrambled egg… Turns out the order of operations is kinda important.  If you add… Continue reading

Meatless Monday: Power Salad

While I was pregnant everyone and their mother gave me (and the husband) advice about everything baby-related. “It’s okay to drink some wine. It won’t hurt the baby” “Are you drinking coffee? You… Continue reading

Meatless Monday: (Vegan) Squashy Soup

I finally cooked something for real!! It took awhile.  My baby is almost 3 months old.  But I finally cooked a real, new recipe from scratch.  The butternut squash had only been sitting… Continue reading

Meatless Monday Polenta with Black Beans and Sweet Corn

I realized something this week.  At 5 months pregnant, I have the same reaction when I open my closet as when I open my fridge.  There’s stuff in there, but nothing looks like… Continue reading

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