Tag Archives: vegetables

quinoa tabbouleh

i think it’s finally safe to say that summer’s come. it’s been deliciously warm the past few days & my body has officially switched from craving warm, hearty, heavier meals to craving cold, zesty, lighter ones. tonight’s dinner fit the … Continue reading

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roasted cauliflower with saffron, green olives & cranberries

in the latest of a series of decisions that suggest i should have an electric collar around my  neck that shocks me whenever i’m within a mile of an anthropologie store, i bought the book plenty by yotam ottolenghi (among other … Continue reading

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roasted red potatoes with lemon, sage & truffle oil

you know what they say: “haters they gonna hate & potatoes, they gonna potate.” okay, so they don’t really say that, but i actually didn’t make it up myself (unfortunately). i saw it on pinterest, which is where i’ve been … Continue reading

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garlic-butter shrimp over roasted tomatoes

this simple, perfect dish was a fitting end to my simple, perfect weekend, which involved work, play, date night & of course, some running & yoga. my favorite part of the weekend was date night — we went to a … Continue reading

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beet salad with blood oranges, candied walnuts & goat cheese

i don’t know which of my senses delights more in a gorgeous beet salad like this one: my sense of sight or my sense of taste. i have always been a winter-lover, but haters say they dislike the drabness & … Continue reading

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mushrooms & shallots sauteed in truffle oil & white wine

thank goodness i made these mushrooms last night, or i would’ve gone to bed hungry. after a super relaxing yoga class, i am all too ready for bed. the upside of my fatigue is that you don’t have to listen … Continue reading

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warm lentil salad with roasted root veggies

between the pulled pork quesadillas & the smoked mozzarella pasta i definitely ate too much of over the weekend, i was more than ready for a veg-based dinner tonight.  after a 3-mile run & some killer hot yoga at a new-to-me studio … Continue reading

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blistered garbanzo beans & wilted kale with za’atar

during the school year, i am all about the fast & the easy, which doesn’t always translate to the healthy.  last semester i turned to pasta a little too often, just because it’s so fast to make & you can … Continue reading

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scallops with balsamic reduction & wilted spinach

even though today was 90% work & 10% play, i still had the best day. how can you not when the sun is shining & it’s sweater-only weather on a january day in wisconsin? when i started to get fidgety … Continue reading

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superfood salad with pomegranate, avocado & fennel

some of my siblings came home for the long weekend, which meant braving a blizzard saturday night for an amazing but indulgent dinner at c.f. prime, followed by a day-long brunch at our aunt’s house on sunday. needless to say, … Continue reading

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