Tag Archives: healthy lunch

Vegan Samoa Shepherd’s Pie

I have been SLACKING with my blog posts lately. Part of it is because, believe it or not, I got tendonitis in my thumb. The hazards of a writer’s life are real. The other part is, I’ve just been really … Continue reading

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Cooking My Way Through ‘A Forest Feast,’ Part II: Warm Goat Cheese and Fig Salad

Now comes the recipe from “The Forest Feast” cookbook that inspired me to buy the book in the first place: Warm goat cheese and fig salad. What is warm goat cheese? you may ask. Well, it’s nothing short of heaven. … Continue reading

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Herbed Quinoa Salad with Roasted Carrots and Pomegranate

When the weather gets slightly warmer and fresh herbs and vegetables are in season, I start making lots of salad. This herbed quinoa salad is one of my favorite things I’ve made lately. The recipe comes from a blog I … Continue reading

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Sheet Pan Gnocchi

I don’t know about you, but some of my favorite meals are ones that come together in one pot or pan. Cue: This sheet pan gnocchi. I found the recipe a while ago but I kept putting off making it, … Continue reading

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries and Guacamole

I’ve always been more of a sweet potato fry person than a regular fry person, probably because I like sweet potatoes more than real potatoes. I’ve reach a point now where I can appreciate plain potatoes in their many forms, … Continue reading

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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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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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