New Year’s Brunch: Bagel Sandwich Bar

It’s hard to believe that another year is coming to an end. I have some very mixed emotions about 2014 (to be discussed further tomorrow), so I’m excited for 2015 and a brand new start. One thing that I do not feel at Read more [...]

Family Favorite: Pasta with Bolognese Sauce

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I was fortunate enough to get the whole family (minus my soon-to-be brother-in-law, who was on his bachelor party) to come over this weekend for Sunday dinner. As this was a family event, Read more [...]

Homemade Garlic Hummus

Hummus is one of my all time favorite healthy snacks. Actually, as I sit typing this, I am eating a plate of hummus and veggies (the ones pictured here, to be exact) for dinner.  So good.  This recipe takes less than five Read more [...]

Poached Eggs on Avocado Toast with Truffle Salt

Poached eggs on toast were a breakfast favorite in our house growing up.  Despite my many tries over the years, I could never perfect my mom’s technique, and my poached egg attempts typically ended in a hot mess of egg Read more [...]

Sweet Potato and Kale Salad with Pomegranate Mint Vinaigrette

After a great meal at a restaurant, one of my favorite things to do is to attempt to recreate the dish a few days later.  This salad was inspired by Urth Caffe’s delicious Caravan Kale salad.  While I doubt that I got Read more [...]

Greek Yogurt Chipotle Crema

Here is a separate link to the Greek Yogurt Chipotle Crema recipe, in case you want to keep it on hand for easy reference.  Mom - this means you :) Print Greek Yogurt Chipotle Crema Author: Lindsey O'Donnell Read more [...]

How to Cook Adzuki Beans

Adzuki beans are a delicious alternative to using black beans in a recipe. They are high in fiber and protein, but very low in fat. Unlike black beans, I have yet to find them canned, so here is how you can prep and cook dried Read more [...]

Mexican Superfood Bowl with Greek Yogurt Chipotle Crema

My philosophy on food is pretty simple: I try to eat as healthy as possible during the week so that I don’t have to worry about the inevitable pizza binge, tailgate BBQ, or 7-course tasting menu that’s going to happen Read more [...]