Mediterranean Tomato Quinoa with Spinach and Artichokes

Mediterranean Tomato Quinoa with Spinach and Artichokes

I believe this will be my fifth recipe involving quinoa. So I guess it’s fair to say I’m infatuated with this “health …
Avocado Club with Creamy Pesto and Sun-Dried Tomato Compote

Avocado Club with Creamy Pesto and Sun-Dried Tomato Compote

I’ve been away on vacation, so it’s been a while since I’ve posted a recipe. Since I’ve returned to Boston, …
Cheesy Tomato Basil Orzo

Cheesy Tomato Basil Orzo

Over the weekend, we did some hiking in the White Mountains in New Hampshire. We came across a big farm stand along the way …
Grilled Vegetable Pasta with White Wine and Parmesan

Grilled Vegetable Pasta with White Wine and Parmesan

For me, when the weather is warm, there isn’t much better than veggies on the grill. All it takes is seasonal vegetables, some …
Chipotle Crab Cakes with Avocado-Mango Salsa

Chipotle Crab Cakes with Avocado-Mango Salsa

Meat-and-Potatoes-Guy mentioned yesterday that we needed to figure out our Labor Day plans. Which prompted three thoughts: 1.) That slight heartache in watching the last …
Skinny Taco Salad with Creamy Ranch

Skinny Taco Salad with Creamy Ranch

Taco salad must be the ultimate summertime comfort food. It’s got all the crisp, fresh veggies a person might crave on a hot …
Greek Tomato-Feta Quinoa Salad

Greek Tomato-Feta Quinoa Salad

Lately, Chris and I can’t get enough of those Greek-style pasta salads they sell at the grocery deli. All those bright, crisp …
Southwest Salmon with Black Bean-Corn Salsa

Southwest Salmon with Black Bean-Corn Salsa

So I was looking over my Pinterest board. Again. For the third time today. Oh Pinterest. The minutes I’ve devoted to you here …
Grilled Chicken Caesar Skewers with Kale Pesto

Grilled Chicken Caesar Skewers with Kale Pesto

Independence Day was one of my favorites as a kid (swimming all day! parties! staying up extra late for fireworks!) So I tend to …
15-Minute Cherry Barbecue Sauce

15-Minute Cherry Barbecue Sauce

In the past, when I wanted to throw together a quick summer dinner, I’d rely on grilled meat with a packaged, processed barbecue …
Summer Berry Avocado Salad with Mango Vinaigrette

Summer Berry Avocado Salad with Mango Vinaigrette

I’m loving this fresh berry and avocado salad lately. It’s super nutritious but also tastes heavenly, with rich and creamy avocado, plus …
Asparagus, Bacon and Egg Breakfast Sandwich

Asparagus, Bacon and Egg Breakfast Sandwich

Oh, the sweet, breezy, untroubled Saturday Morning. When it’s the sun that finally coaxes you awake (no need for that jarring cell phone …
Easy Baked Chicken Parmesan Bites

Easy Baked Chicken Parmesan Bites

There have been recipes that I’ve carefully planned, tweaked and experimented with, and failed – time and time again – to get right. So frustrating. …
Easy Quinoa Cheddar Bake with Chicken and Broccoli

Easy Quinoa Cheddar Bake with Chicken and Broccoli

I think nearly every American is well acquainted with this dish: the Baked Chicken Broccoli and Rice Casserole. Featuring plenty of white rice and …
Healthier Pasta Bolognese

Healthier Pasta Bolognese

After learning we’ll probably get another foot of snow this weekend (after already receiving 2+ feet of snow this month), I knew it was …
Healthy 8-Veggie Superfood Soup

Healthy 8-Veggie Superfood Soup

When January arrives, I think most of us, at some point, even if it’s just vaguely in the back of our minds, resolve …
Cod Poached in Tomato Sauce with Spinach, Capers, and Pine Nuts

Cod Poached in Tomato Sauce with Spinach, Capers, and Pine Nuts

What a week. Meat-and-Potatoes-Guy and I spent the first part of it camped out in our finished basement, eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches …
Summer Veggie Pasta with Kale Pesto and Parmesan

Summer Veggie Pasta with Kale Pesto and Parmesan

I thought kale was a winter vegetable. Then I read about all the summer harvests of fresh kale in the gardening blogs I follow. …
Guacamole Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Guacamole Chicken Lettuce Wraps

My husband Chris and I have become addicted to a Mexican restaurant about 10 minutes from our house. We go mainly for one reason: the …
Corn, Feta, and Chive Pasta Salad with Avocado Dressing

Corn, Feta, and Chive Pasta Salad with Avocado Dressing

I met my husband Chris for lunch last week in Boston. We went to a bistro/cafe, full of gorgeous glass display cases overflowing …

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