Easy Thai Butternut Squash Soup

Internet, I am sick. (Yes, mom, I’m sick and didn’t tell you. Sorry.  I promise I’m fine.) While this obviously makes me sad because my throat feels like it’s full of tiny knives… Continue reading

Fall Fig & Apple Salad

I am not the worst at vegetables.  I’m definitely not the best at them, but I do alright.  We’re friends.  But I have to admit, sometimes, believe it or not, I don’t feel… Continue reading

Easy Chicken Ragu

Goodness gracious how did it ever manage to be the first day of fall?  You’d never know it by walking around DC today (hello, 90 degrees), but summer is officially gone.  What a… Continue reading

Green Monster Veggie Sandwich

Is there any color more energizing and life-affirming than a vibrant green?  Maybe it’s the non-city kid in me, but I get a sort of shiver down my spine every time I see… Continue reading

Two-Cheese Crab Quesadillas

Hi internet friends! I had a characteristically overindulgent trip to the farmer’s market this weekend, which always translates to a busy Sunday of scrambling to find a way to make the most of… Continue reading

It’s *SO* Easy Being Green Pizza

You know what’s really great about vegetables? There’s always one you haven’t tried yet. Until today, fiddlehead ferns were on that list, for me. Sure, I’d seen them crop up on the internet,… Continue reading

Easy Heirloom Tomato Sauce

Growing up, I was completely and utterly repulsed by tomatoes.  I hated everything about them– their smell, their taste, the way they felt in my mouth.  My parents lived for summer, when they could pick a… Continue reading

Spring Veggie Frittata

We’re due for 6 inches of snow this week in D.C., but it’s hard to care when the cherry blossoms are doin’ their thang, we’ve “sprung forward,” and the first official day of… Continue reading

Winter Citrus Avocado Salmon Salad

Like a lot of people, I try to spend my Sundays doing something resembling “meal prep” to get ready for the week ahead, when I often don’t really have the time to make… Continue reading

Chocolate Cake with Peppermint Buttercream Frosting and Peppermint Chocolate Ganache

Ok, let’s get the bad news out of the way right at the outset: Christmas is over.  I KNOW.  But hey, there’s a silver lining: only 359 days til Christmas! I love Christmas.… Continue reading