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  • Summer Quinoa Salad with Vegan BBQ Mayo

    Last Monday we made a Trader Joe’s run and every night thereafter we had frozen food for dinner. After the third night I got tired of my laziness and whipped up this summer quinoa…

    June 16, 2014
  • chopped salad

    Southwestern Chopped Salad

    It’s raining here right now, like a lot. I’m trying to wait it out so I can go running but just as I typed this, a huge clap of thunder filled the air. So…

    May 9, 2014
  • Rev’d Up Rainbow Salad

    I’m not going to lie, I’ve been feeling a little run down. I travelled to New York last week for work and although I love seeing my sister and Will, I don’t love being…

    April 1, 2014
  • Chipotle Chili

    I made this chipotle chili on Sunday night, I also wrote this post on Sunday night. It took me three more days to snap a picture and in the end I only took one…

    December 11, 2013
  • Fall Vegetable Stew

    Yesterday I mentioned that I made a fall vegetable stew on Sunday. The last bits of summer have started to dissipate and fall is leaning in as the trees turn red and yellow. Almost…

    October 8, 2013
  • Mashed Potato Stuffed Peppers

    This dinner felt more fall-like then summer-like but while cruising around on Tastespotting yesterday I ran across this recipe and couldn’t resist making a version of it right away. Two of Michael’s favorite vegetables…

    August 14, 2013
  • Gluten-Free Pasta Salad

    Michael really likes pasta. I’m not the biggest fan. I’d much rather have bread or quinoa or rice than pasta. But, as the temperature has crept the idea of a cool pasta salad for…

    July 16, 2013
  • coconut rice and quinoa

    Coconut Rice and Quinoa

    This coconut rice and quinoa dish was originally posted on April 23, 2013 and was updated on February 6, 2017. I felt like the recipe needed some love and some fresh photos. I also needed a reminder…

    April 23, 2013
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    Lentils and Rice

    This box of spanish rice has been my nemesis forever. I bought it at least a year ago when we were still living in Noe Valley. I have no idea why I bought it.…

    March 19, 2013
  • Sweet Potato Casserole

    If you missed why I’m making three days of sweet potato dishes check it out here. Today’s is a sweet potato casserole. I’ll admit, yesterday’s recipe wasn’t a huge departure from how I usually…

    November 20, 2012