Category Archives: Lunch

Orecchiette Vegetable Bean Soup

Yesterday there was an ice storm in St. Louis so I hibernated all day and made lemon cornmeal muffins and orecchiette vegetable bean soup. I’ll tell you about the lemon muffins later this week, but first, I’ll give you the … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Risotto

Cooking risotto is a cathartic experience. Some people might say that it’s a tear-your-hair-out experience because of how much work it involves, but I’d argue that it’s more healing than it is enraging. I usually make risotto when it’s cold … Continue reading

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Spiced Chickpea Stew

Around this time of year, I start searching for healthy, warming, spicy soups. I’ve compiled quite the list over the years and I’m still adding to it. This weekend, I added Alison Roman’s spiced chickpea stew recipe and now it’s … Continue reading

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Farro Bowl with Lemon Tahini Sauce

After the holidays were over, I sat down and did a mental scan of my body. I felt fine but my body was also crying out for healthy, whole foods. Weeks of cookies, babka, ice cream, and doughnuts will do … Continue reading

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Lemon Lentil Soup

I’m starting a tradition in the new year where I do more meal prep on Sunday. I’ll probably fall off the bandwagon in a few months but at least for now, I’m sticking to it. I kicked off the tradition … Continue reading

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A Very Merry Soup Roundup

I realized earlier this month that I ate soup for two weeks straight, but it was SO necessary. I was fighting a bad cold and soup is one of the best antidotes. It’s warming, spicy, fragrant (even if you can’t … Continue reading

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Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken noodle soup is the ultimate fixer. It comes in when you’re feeling your worst and warms you up, clears your very clogged sinuses, and makes you believe that maybe, one day, you’ll feel better again. My mom used to … Continue reading

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