I’m heading out on vacation (when this publishes I’ll already be there!), so this week was about making simple, summer meals I could have in between rushing to get work done–and also that didn’t require too many ingredients so I would be able to have an empty fridge when I left! Where I’m going is… Read More Week 40: Pre-Vacation
Had in kitchen: Oatmeal, butter, whole wheat spaghetti, salt/pepper/olive oil, scallions, red wine vinegar, honey, garlic, parsley, few slices sourdough bread Bought: Whole Grain Elbow Pasta, San Marzano Canned Whole Tomatoes, 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast, 2 apples, 1 bunch basil, 1 bag red cabbage, 1 pint grape tomatoes, premade guacamole, 2 limes, 1 red… Read More Week 39: Insta-friendly
Two’s a crowd—at least on the weeknights, when I’m just cooking for myself! But that doesn’t mean a recipe meant for a group of people won’t work for me. This week, I made three recipes that were meant for entertaining guests—from a hearty dip to a simple, crowd-worthy app. The best part? It felt like… Read More Week 38: For a Crowd, or Just for One
This week was a short one – but I figured I would still share so you can get some more quick, summer meal ideas!
People LOVEEEEEE Trader Joe’s. And sometimes their OBSESSION can be a little much, but whenever I go to one (which isn’t too often since I don’t have one in my neighborhood and am not about lugging grocery bags on the subway), I can totally understand it. It has a lot of healthier snack options, is… Read More 2 Trader Joe’s Hacks from Around the Web (+ Two of My Own)
As you’ve noticed (she says with a guilty expression realizing the last blog post was almost a month ago…), the past couple weeks I haven’t quite stuck with meal plans. Between babysitting late nights and having leftovers from a camping trip, I didn’t have much of a schedule worth posting. So, I ended up with… Read More Week 36: Cleaning Out the Fridge
This week included a new idea for a brunch casserole for one, dishes topped with leafy arugula, and a Spring picnic! Had in kitchen: Trader Joe’s pesto (I put it in my freezer when I didn’t finish it during the week), quinoa, Italian breadcrumbs, 1 tomato, olive oil, balsamic glaze, salt and pepper, coconut oil… Read More Week 35: Arugula Appetite