Simple Soba Salad

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This has been a completely exhausting weekend.  Moving across the bay area, unpacking and organizing while caring for a 10-month-old with a 104 degree fever, and temperatures in the high 90s (with no A/C at the moment) really took it out of me.  We made the necessary Target/Ikea/BB&B trips, [...]

Mixed Vegetable and Farro Salad with Goat Cheese

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The other night I spent almost three hours last night making some Ethiopian food. One of the perks of only working part-time in the summer is having a lot of time to cook! I made injera, collard greens, red lentils, and mushrooms. <– (none of the recipes are mine) [...]

Summer Panzanella

Lately I’ve been thinking about things I’m glad I did. And I’m sorry for the complete randomness of this post, but my brain may not be functioning properly due to current circumstances… I’m glad I put the whale decal next to Ellie’s changing table. I thought it looked weird [...]

Coconut-Cilantro Quinoa Bowls

Welcome to the latest installment of “things to do when your due date is a week away with no baby in sight.” 1. Hit the gym. Be super tempted to stay on the elliptical until you go into labor. 2. Make bagels. Decide that while they’re pretty good, Peter Reinhart’s [...]

Tofu Shiitake Stir Fry

This is not a ground-breaking dinner, but it’s always good to have a few stir-fry options around because they’re so quick and can be decently healthy. I’ve actually made this a few times before, and I love it! You know what else I love? My new lightbulbs! If you’re [...]

Rice Noodle Salad with Peanut Dressing

Such a pretty salad. Unfortunately, that wasn’t quite the presentation we got for dinner. Yes, I’m that ridiculous about my blog – I plated it, took pictures, then dumped the whole thing in tupperware for dinner on the road. And yes, we ate it straight from the container. We’re [...]

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