Wheat Berry Salad with Kale and Feta


If I could have three wishes, I would be super tempted to make Mondays off one of them.  I was lucky enough to have two in a row in January and again in February, and I definitely made the most of them. Even though it was unusually chilly (we […]

Quinoa and Pistachio Stuffed Acorn Squash


Today, Ellie is four months old.   She’s only been in our lives a short time, but I can’t believe how much has changed.  Getting up at 5 AM is easier than I ever imagined it would be (she still hasn’t mastered sleeping through the night, so I’ve seen […]

Black Bean and Roasted Tomato Salad

I think this will be my go-to potluck dish for every one that I’m ever invited to for the rest of my life. Here’s why: 1. You only need need 5 things to make it (beans, a lemon, tomatoes, almonds, and feta) 2. It can sit out for awhile […]


This was supposed to be Friday night’s dinner last week, but Mike came home and we somehow convinced each other that we really needed to go out for sushi. We ended up at Koo (408 Irving St, San Francisco) I had the vegetarian combo, which is pretty much my […]

Salad with sweet potatoes and toasted almonds

Waaaay back in August I was in Kerikeri, New Zealand and I had an absolutely delicious salad that I promised I would try and recreate soon after I came home. I kind of forgot about it until I was looking at pictures from that trip the other day and […]

Colorful Christmas Salad

I’m in Portland for a couple days, celebrating early Christmas with my family. (Yes, that is a U of O football ornament front and center. Every single person in our family was a Duck for at least a quarter and we have high hopes for the National Championship game). […]

Peruvian beans with feta and roasted red peppers

It seems like a lot of people complain about vegetarian food because most of it feels like it should be a side dish. I guess I can kind of see where they’re coming from, but since side dishes have always been my favorite part of the meal anyway, I […]

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