Tag Archives: healthy food

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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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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The Best Green Smoothie Ever

I try to force myself to drink a green smoothie about once a week because I believe (perhaps unreasonably) that it will keep me healthy. I’ve invented a couple recipes over the years that makes them more bearable, but I … Continue reading

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Date Cacao Truffles with Hemp Hearts

During the snowstorm this week, I scoured my cabinets and found a big bag of dates and an even bigger bag of unsweetened cocoa powder. I impulsively decided to make these date cacao truffles from Minimalist Baker. I’m a big … Continue reading

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Dimanche (That Means Sunday)

Welcome to this edition of Dimanche (That Means Sunday), a roundup of things that caught my eye this past week. I was sitting at a work luncheon on Thursday with a colleague and a librarian from the university I work … 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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