Whole Wheat Spinach Banana Muffins

spinach banana muffins |

I’ve become one of those moms who hides vegetables in my kid’s food. I never thought I’d see the day, let alone see it so soon. (Mind you, my daughter is just 15 months old.) Of course I thought my kid was going to happily devour all the homemade organic delights I placed in front of her! She wasn’t going to be… Read More »

Bake Sale for Refugees

bake sale for refugees

  A few weeks ago, I got this crazy idea to throw a bake sale to benefit Syrian refugees. I was watching the news and I couldn’t help but feel overwhelmed by the gravity of it all. I was haunted by images of mothers clutching their babies as they fled for their lives. Families boarding flimsy rafts, hoping to sail… Read More »

Baked Eggnog French Toast

Baked Eggnog French Toast from

HEY YOU GUYS, I WAS ON TELEVISION. I WAS ON TELEVISION AND I BLATHERED ABOUT BAKED EGGNOG FRENCH TOAST AND IT WAS PRETTY AWESOME. For the first time in my entire life (that I can recall), I was on TV. I’ve done a lot of random things in my day, but have somehow managed to avoid being on television. I… Read More »

My Favorite Lentil Salad

my favorite lentil salad with goat cheese, cranberries, capers and spinach |

Lentils are a funny little legume. They’re teeny tiny little bits of awesome. They aren’t particularly pretty or glamorous, but lentils are affordable and nourishing. Bonus: lentils are also super delicious. I cook with lentils often. And by often, I mean I make the same two lentil recipes over and over and over again: this Lentil and Sweet Potato Soup with… Read More »

Pickled Nectarine and Burrata Salad

pickled nectarine and burrata salad |

I blinked. I blinked and suddenly it’s September. I blinked and summer is already fading into fall. There are leaves on the ground and sweaters in stores. I blinked and my baby is suddenly feeling less and less like a baby. Margot Louise will be a year old next month. (How did that happen?!) She refuses to crawl, but she… Read More »

Warm Curried Cauliflower Salad with Dried Cranberries, Cilantro, and Almonds

warm curried cauliflower salad |

The other day I confessed to my husband that the blog is stressing me out. I know that I’ve neglected the blog recently, and that my posts are spotty and infrequent. I just feel so guilty about it. It sucks. But you know what else sucks? Feeling guilty about my blog. Frankly, it’s just stupid. I started this blog because I was working… Read More »