Tomato & Cucumber Panzanella

Panzanella: it all starts with a loaf of bread. Could be French bread, or a nice baguette. I used a very yummy-looking (and tasting) fresh loaf of whole grain bread. Panzanella originates in Florence, and traditionally is made of stale bread that is soaked. This a delicious way to use up leftover bread loaves from … Continue reading

White Bean Salad

Sometimes I just want something fresh. Something raw, uncooked, filled with tons of veggies, and really, really good for you. Yeah, something like that. The other day was one such occasion, and I just had to make a refreshing salad to go along with some leftover chicken we were having for dinner. This salad kicks … Continue reading

Baked Eggs with Asparagus, Tomatoes and Spinach

There’s something special about Sunday breakfast. It’s a day of rest and relaxation before the new week begins, and since breakfast is the most important meal of the day, Sunday breakfast deserves a little extra attention. We try to make something super delicious on Sundays – pancakes and fruit, a southwestern egg scramble, egg bagel … Continue reading

Cauliflower Penne Puttanesca

This week I had a lonely head of cauliflower in the fridge and wasn’t sure what I wanted to do with it, until I saw a recipe for cauliflower puttanesca in Real Simple Magazine. The pasta looked absolutely delicious and healthy, so I thought I’d try my spin on it. In case you’ve ever wondered, … Continue reading

Easy Vegetarian Pasta

Sometimes I get lazy and don’t want to cook. It’s true. When just fits of laziness strike, I usually try to figure out something simple, delicious, and nutritious to make that doesn’t require a lot of time and effort and also uses whatever I happen to have in the fridge and pantry. This is one … Continue reading