Mediterranean Nachos

January 8, 2015

Karen and I had a lot of fun cooking while she stayed with us! We were brainstorming a meal plan one morning and stumbled upon this gorgeous recipe for Mediterranean Nachos. Kristy’s version is vegan and uses tofu as feta cheese and pita as the base. Karen and I adapted the recipe into our own […]

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Summery Pasta Salad

July 4, 2014

Happy 4th!! If you need a last minute picnic dish, this one is a good one. Pasta salads are my go-to picnic food. They are easy to assemble, pack up and eat on the go. They’re also very easy to customize! This one features fresh garden veggies and herbs, prepared pesto we froze last year, […]

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Smoky Maple Lentil Salad

March 11, 2013

When I’m meal planning for the week I try to designate one night as “bean night.” This can range from a Mexican bowl of pinto beans to a bean soup to a prepared lentil salad like this one. Bonus points if I can make it in advance! Dinner hour with a baby is so chaotic […]

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Sorta Rained Out

June 22, 2012

Typical Friday Night!! We ventured downtown in fear of rain but got in a good hour or so of hangin’ out before the storms moved in. A snack, prior to departure. Blueberries + Oikos Then we packed up our dinner and headed downtown, thankful the heat broke just a bit Drink tickets for some.. No […]

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Sun On Green On Green

March 31, 2010

Afternoon snack! Photographed exactly 24 hours prior So much better than the iPhone, no? I had one of Allie‘s granola bars around 4PM – TOTALLY AWESOME!! These were super crunchy + chewy at the same time. I loved the sunflower seeds and embedded nuts. A winning recipe for sure!! Also ate a furry kiwi. Yes, […]

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Bike, Swim, Grill

August 19, 2008

I decided in honor of the Olympics I would swim today. I consider myself a pretty good swimmer considering I have never participated in any organized swimming, but I just don’t like doing it that much. One reason I don’t like swimming for exercise is I don’t like the whole process of being wet and […]

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Where Are The Chickpeas?

May 27, 2008

Lemony Chickpea, Feta + Couscous Salad But wait….where are the chickpeas? Turns out I totally forgot about them and left them out! But the salad was still delicious. In the bowl: 1 box Harris Teeter Parmesan Whole Wheat Couscous, cooked 1 bell pepper, chopped 1 cucumber, peeled, deseeded + chopped 2 small sticks celery, chopped […]

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