Butternut Squash and Apple Soup (with Sage)

Plan on having a heart-healthy Halloween with this savory and velvety soup from the American Heart Association. . . . → Read More: Butternut Squash and Apple Soup (with Sage)

Feta and Chickpea Pesto Salad for #HotSummerEats

Today I present a cool summer salad. Check it out and don’t forget you have only three more days to enter THE GIVEAWAY! . . . → Read More: Feta and Chickpea Pesto Salad for #HotSummerEats

Curried Quinoa, Wild Rice, and Veggie Salad

This salad was inspired from my lunch at the CIA run pop-up bakery in San Antonio last month. It combines quinoa, wild rice, peas, carrots, and radish. . . . → Read More: Curried Quinoa, Wild Rice, and Veggie Salad

Mediterranean Chicken Salad with Farro

I good winter salad but I imagine this would be more delicious with garden fresh vegetables! . . . → Read More: Mediterranean Chicken Salad with Farro

Tostada Pizza for #TripleSBites

Check out this Tostada Pizza with homemade refried black beans and guacamole for #TripleSBites. . . . → Read More: Tostada Pizza for #TripleSBites

Vegan Brownies with Flax

A vegan brownie recipe for this month’s Secret Recipe Club… . . . → Read More: Vegan Brownies with Flax

Italian Quinoa-White Bean Salad

So, you’ve heard there’s no such thing as a free lunch, right?

Well, at my school, there is.

One of the few perks of the teachers and staff is that we all get a free lunch.   Really, this does add up and it is a real benefit.    I hate to complain, though, but . . . → Read More: Italian Quinoa-White Bean Salad

Granola Bars

This is an excellent basic granola recipe that is easily adaptable. . . . → Read More: Granola Bars

Quinoa Fiesta Salad

This salad is my SRC post for July. I was very intimidated by my pairing this month. 🙂 . . . → Read More: Quinoa Fiesta Salad

The best chocolate chip cookies ever (seriously)

Whole Wheat and Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies with Coconut Oil and Cacao Nibs. That is a mouthful! Finito….the end…..I am done searching. These are the best chocolate chip cookies in the WORLD! . . . → Read More: The best chocolate chip cookies ever (seriously)

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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