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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Fun On The Patio!!

April 11, 2008

Shrimp, Roasted Red Pepper + Feta Pasta Tonight was an Ellie Krieger-inspired recipe and boy was it heaven in a bowl! Here’s our combo for 2 servings: 4 oz each angel hair, cooked 1 clove garlic 10 thawed and peeled frozen raw shrimp 1/3 a green bell pepper 1 jar roasted red peppers 1 block […]

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