Tag Archives: Quick and Easy Dinner

Pasta with Creamy Pumpkin Sauce

Halloween is over. Thanksgiving is over. Those pumpkin decorations need to come down and get eaten! Here’s a nice, simple sauce: creamy and rich but still light (and vegan). Roasted squash keeps in the refrigerator for a week or so … Continue reading

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Spring Bounty Hash

Since not working at the Farmers’ Markets every week anymore, I’ve been feeling a lack of inspiration in the vegetable department. I joined a CSA (Community Supported Agricluture) for the first time and it has quickly cured my uninventive vegetable … Continue reading

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Lemony Broccoli Soup (and garlicky too)

Best. Broccoli. Soup. Ever. I dropped by Springdale Farm on my way to work the other day¬†and saw some beautiful broccoli I needed to have. That’s odd for one reason: I don’t particularly care for broccoli. But it looked so … Continue reading

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Creamy Green Gazpacho with Queso Fresco and Toasted Pepitos

When I was 13 my mother took my sister to visit colleges. That was also the week of Spanish class presentations at my high school. With my mother and sister away from home, I came home with a “recipe” from … Continue reading

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Tortilla de Acelga

Miramar is a small seaside town just outside of Mar Del Plata, Argentina. It’s where Argentines go for the summer to relax, unwind, avoid the the city’s oppressive heat, and to be with family. I went in February for about … Continue reading

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Never Thought I’d See the Day… Vegan and GF Mac n’ Cheese

Seriously though. I never thought I’d be eating gluten free and vegan macaroni and cheese. Isn’t that just straight up gluten and dairy? Mac’n’Cheese is a comfort food though and sometimes you need a little comfort. It’s what we ate … Continue reading

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Tamarind Rubbed Chicken Thighs (with sweet potatoes and onion)

I can eat roast chicken pretty much everyday. I love the crisped skin and how easy you can mix up an entire meal with a variety of herbs, spices, and sides: salt and pepper, lemon and rosemary, cumin and coriander. … Continue reading

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Black Bean and Mushroom Burgers

After weeks of holiday celebrations, traveling, and loads of birthdays (mine came with a homemade- by friends- gluten and dairy free chocolate cake, so I had to eat numerous slices of course), I can safely say I’ve eaten my way … Continue reading

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Salad of Chicories, Celery, Dates, Pecans, and Pomegranate

This may actually be the perfect Autumn Salad. It’s an adaptation of the Persimmon, Pomegranate, and Pecan Salad my mother makes at Thanksgiving and it’s always one of my favorite items on the table. I changed it up this year … Continue reading

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Crispy Polenta with Wild Mushrooms and Arugula

To round out our book club experience with bison meatballs, I wanted to make sure I had a vegetarian dish for the vegetarians amongst us. While Empire of the Summer Moon¬†chronicles the rise and fall of the Comanches specifically, other … Continue reading

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