Spicy Garlic Kale

Spicy Garlic Kale

'Tis the season of kale!  It is starting to flood the farmers markets, pop-up in weekly CSA farm shares, and be ready for harvesting in the garden.  For me, kale is a year-round vegetable, but there is nothing like getting it fresh at the beginning of the season.  Scoop some up and give this dish a try.  Or keep this in your back pocket for that … [Read more...]

The Power Salad

The Power Salad

I am beyond excited to share this recipe with you!  This salad is hands-down my all-time favorite, and it makes its way into my meal plan at least once a week.  It is delicious, simple to make, and bursting with nourishment! Since leafy greens are the pinnacle nutrient dense foods, learning to make delicious salads is such an important life … [Read more...]

Recipes on Natural Living Mamma

Lemony Lentil Salad

This past spring I joined the team of regular contributors over on the Natural Living Mamma blog.  I know, it's a bit funny because I'm not a mother, but luckily there is no parenting required to whip up delicious whole foods recipes!  Natural Living Mamma has all sorts of great parenting advice, but also lots of excellent posts about food, … [Read more...]

Grilled Corn & Tomato Salad

Grilled Corn and Roasted Tomato Salad

I am so head over heels in love with all of the fresh produce in season right now.  Going to the farmer's market is almost overwhelming in its abundance.  There are so many beautiful things calling out to me and asking to be cooked up into late summer deliciousness.  It's a good problem to have! And it reminds me, yet again, how you can make … [Read more...]

Thyme Scented Pattypan Squash

Thyme Scented Pattypan Squash

In my opinion, pattypan squash is far superior to its cousin yellow summer squash.  It has firmer flesh, a lovely flavor, and the cutest shape around!  It seems to be one of those vegetables that many people are unfamiliar with, so hopefully this recipe will open your eyes to the wonder of the pattypan. Thyme Scented Pattypan Squash Ingredients … [Read more...]

Grilled Peach and Arugula Salad

Grilled Peach and Arugula Salad

There is something magical about summer nights.  Seriously.  Everything tastes better, looks more beautiful, and seems more fun.  I'm lucky to live in a city apartment that has a wonderful deck overlooking the rooftops and trees below.  It's one of the best things about our apartment, and part of what makes city-living doable for me.  I spend hours … [Read more...]

Farmer’s Market Radishes with Cilantro Lime Sauce

Radishes with Cilantro Lime Sauce

It all started with these beauties calling my name at the farmer's market.  I mean how could I resist?  Radishes are one of the first early summer vegetables to hit the markets in Boston and they are haltingly beautiful in their deep jewel tones.  Of course I had to buy all three bunches and then get to work developing a delicious recipe that lets … [Read more...]

Asian Greens with Ginger Garlic Sauce

Asian Greens

I'm such a fan of Asian greens.  They have a tendency to be overshadowed by their ever-popular cousin kale, but I think they deserve their own spot in the nutrient-dense limelight.  My father shares my opinion and always grew a wide variety of Asian greens, like bok choy and tatsoi, in our garden while I was growing up.  He used to tell me that the … [Read more...]

Rice Noodle + Veggie Bowl

Rice Noodle + Veggie Bowl

Wow, this was delicious.  I’m new to using rice noodles regularly in my cooking, but this noodle bowl has me totally hooked.  It’s full of fresh and flavorful ingredients, can be flexible based on what you have available, and tastes amazing.  Plus it’s gluten-free and vegan! Rice Noodle Veggie Bowl Ingredients (serves 2): 1 handful of … [Read more...]

Spring Greens Frittata

Spring Greens Frittata

I'm excited to be sharing this fantastic spring greens frittata over on Sarah Fit's blog today!  I met Sarah at a fitness networking event earlier this spring and loved her positive energy for helping people take charge of their health. This frittata is packed with clean protein, plenty of green veggies, and lots of nutrients. It also feels … [Read more...]