Soba Noodle, Roasted Broccoli, and Spicy Chickpea Bowl

February 12, 2014
soba spicy chickpea bowl header

Happy Wednesday, folks. As D.C. prepares itself for another blast of snow, I’m here with an express post. This easy soba noodle bowl was a big hit this week; I boiled a bunch of soba noodles at once, so that I could enjoy them several days in a row. If you do the same–make about […]

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Raw, Vegan Manicotti

October 16, 2013

Zucchini marinara, as all of you know, is a staple in my home. It’s a simple recipe: zucchini ribbons, mixed with fresh raw marinara sauce, chunks of creamy avocado, and fresh herbs. I keep raw marinara in my freezer at all times, which makes it easy for me to prepare this simple bowl at a […]

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Farro with Leeks and Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

January 10, 2013

Farro (FAHR-oh) is all the rage lately. You’ve probably run across it in restaurants, on the internet, or in one of your favorite contemporary cookbooks. It’s not hard to see why people love it so much: farro is chewy, versatile, and higher in protein than some other grains (7 grams of protein per 1/4 cup […]

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Easy Curried Yellow Lentils with Avocado “Croutons”

December 6, 2012
curried yellow lentils

It might have been a little odd to post this recipe two days ago, when it was about sixty degrees here in D.C., but now that it’s a chilly morning again, it feels just about right. This is a super easy recipe for curried lentils—the kind of dish you can throw together in minutes on […]

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Tortillas with Creamy Kale and Toasted Chickpeas

September 24, 2012
Tortillas with Creamy Kale and Toasted Chickpeas

When was the last time you cleaned out your freezer? Me, I almost never do. This week, I’ve been doing some major house cleaning, which has led to all sorts of fascinating discoveries. Juice pulp from 2011, courtesy of Valerie. Sunshine Burgers that have turned into bricks. Thanksgiving stuffing from last year. Flax seeds that […]

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Curried Quinoa and Aduki Bean Patties

August 18, 2012
curried quinoa and aduki bean patties

Remember how, ages ago, I asked you all for tips on prepping food at my Mom’s place, sans food processor? A few of you said I might consider simply getting a refurbished or used processor, and keeping it here as an investment for when I’m home. I won’t be in NYC much this fall, but […]

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Easy, Healthy Entrée: Brown Rice, Sweet Potato, and Puy Lentils with Hemp Seeds & Vinaigrette

August 1, 2012
Brown Rice, Sweet Potato, and Lentils with Hemp Seeds

As you have probably noted, one of my favorite things about being in DC this year is having proximity to my friend Anne. I adore our dinners and chats for so many reasons: first, because we share so many interests (how many food bloggers do I know who also used to be editors?), second, because […]

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