Grain Bowl | Quinoa Shrimp Salad with Cucumber, Tomato and Feta

Quinoa is one of my favorite ingredients. I frequently make a big pot and use it in different ways throughout the course of a week. A scoop warmed gently with almond milk, a pinch of cinnamon, dried fruit, and a generous dollop of honey and chopped nuts makes a wonderful, nourishing breakfast. A dinner side…

Simple Supper | Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Oh my, has it been a doozy of a week. We had a major plumbing debacle in our home, leaving us without water (save for one bathroom) and necessitating countless hours of incredibly unpleasant work. Physically exhausting, yes, but emotionally exhausting too as I was faced with sorting through dozens and dozens of boxes containing…

Greens + Things | Creamy Basil Avocado Dressing and Dip

The upside of feeling tied to the house during the kitchen renovationย  – time spent in the garden! Tending to it diligently along with cooperative weather have the vegetables off to a great start and the herbs in plentiful abundance.

Entertain | Grilled Whole Trout with Lemon, Fennel and Parsley

Happy Summer everyone! I hope the sun has been shining in your corner of the world. Construction on the kitchen is moving along, though I am absolutely dying to get in there and cook. Three and a half more weeks, if all goes as planned! Luckily, the weather has been incredible, so we’ve made good…

Simple Supper | Bucatini with Mixed Herb and Walnut Pesto

When most people think of pesto, the traditional version made with basil and pine nuts comes to mind. Did you know you can make pesto with many herb and nut combinations? You can even use blanched spinach, kale or arugula instead of, or in combination with, fresh herbs. Mixed herb pesto is one of my…