I’m always on the hunt for quinoa dishes that use ingredients I’m bound to have around so I don’t have to make a federal case out of making something delicious on the fly. This one is so simple and so delicious that I feel obligated to share it with you right away. One of my favorite weekends of all time with Bob was the weekend we spent at the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Technically, we were attending a trail running workshop led by the amazing Sarajean Rudman but actually we were frequenting the Buddha Bar in the awesome Kripalu cafeteria a often as possible.Read More
This is a perfect recipe if you are craving an oatmeal cookie that is not too sweet. These are flourless and gluten-free and simple to make. In order for them to be classic monster cookies, though, you can't skip the M & Ms, although I'm not sure why you'd want to. The original recipe arrived in my inbox from Ambitious Kitchen a few weeks ago as I was planning my holiday gift giving. I've adapted the recipe here, because, you know, I have a nut allergy :)Read More
When I eat pasta I want the dish to be bursting with flavor instead of me bursting at the seams. I came across this fantastic pumpkin recipe last year and adapted it for my family and out-of-town-guests to serve for dinner the night before the annual Thanksgiving Turkey Chase 10K and 2-mile fun run/walk near my house.
Pumpkin is such a nutrient rich and fairly low-carb fruit that it seems a shame to showcase all of our pumpkin recipes during the October and November holidays. But then again maybe that's why these dishes always seem so special and festive.Read More
So easy to make and packed with protein. Keep them in the freezer for after a work out or pack them in your gym bag to have before.Read More
This is so easy and not very sweet. You'll love it!Read More
This is a recipe I clipped from an old issue of Cooking Light and adapted to suit my family's love affair with avocados. The recipe is very forgiving.Read More
I came across this enlightened version of Jamie Oliver's Eggplant Parmesan recipe as I was staring at the gorgeous eggplants at the Bethesda Central Farm Market last summer and searching on my phone for a healthy way to prepare this Italian classic. Since then it's my go-to make-ahead dinner whenever eggplants are in season locally.Read More