appetizers

Spicy Lentil and Swiss Chard Soup

September 15, 2014
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One-pot meals are definitely on my list of must-haves these days. It’s the easiest and fastest way to get a balanced meal for dinner without a ton of prep work or cooking time. This soup totally fits the bill. You just throw everything into a pot, let it simmer for ~20 minutes, whip out your […]

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Asparagus with Pecorino and Goat Cheese Crostini

May 1, 2014
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Spring is here  We’ve been eating lighter meals these days because it is getting so hot outside! I love spring produce: asparagus, artichokes, green peas — they just taste so fresh, which is perfect for the season. These are two delicious and healthy side dishes that could be paired together for a quick and easy […]

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Light and Creamy Tomato Soup

February 4, 2014
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These days I’m in the mood for recipes that are super fast to make, but are still light and delicious. Because with a newborn, who has time to spend hours in the kitchen? Enter this easy, creamy, healthy tomato soup, which is my first post-baby recipe to share with all of you! Smoked paprika and […]

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Healthy Super Bowl Party Recipes

January 26, 2014
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Hi Everyone! My baby Layla is 2 weeks old today I can’t believe how fast time has passed since we came home from the hospital. The husband and I have learned so much in these first two weeks of her life, and I’m sure that will just continue as she gets older! Some little snippets […]

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Creamy Corn and Quinoa Chowder

December 11, 2013
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It has been so cold in the Bay Area lately! Well, cold for the Bay Area that is (30-40 degrees). And because of that I’ve been making a lot of soups. One soup in particular that the husband and I both love is this Corn and Quinoa Chowder. Corn Chowder is one of the husband’s […]

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Hearty, Healthy, Winter Minestrone Soup

October 17, 2013
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I’m totally in a soup mood these days. It must be the impending fall weather, the fact that Halloween is two weeks away, and that the evenings are cooler now. When we were in Italy this summer, we had the most delicious minestrone soup. The kind that just sticks to your bones and warms you […]

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