Baked Carrot Fries

Baked Carrot Fries

Posted in Starters & Sides

For better or worse, we are a family of snackers. Since my childhood there have been lots of meals spoiled by too many nibbles too close to dinner. I’m not proud of it, but I’m

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Ingredients
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 1-1/2 pounds carrots
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Pasta with Chickpeas and Swiss Chard

Pasta with Chickpeas and Swiss Chard

Posted in Mains

There are two things my pantry is never without, at least one box of pasta and a can of chickpeas. They are staples around our house, but I usually don’t cook them together. When I

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Ingredients
  • 12 ounces spaghetti
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1-15 ounce can chickpeas, drained, rinsed and patted dry
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 ounces swiss chard, stems removed and torn
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Roasted Tomato Spinach Spaghetti Squash

Roasted Tomato Spinach Spaghetti Squash

Posted in Mains Tagged with ,

I’ve been in total denial that summer is coming to an end. It’s taken a while, but I am finally accepting it. Labor Day and back-to-school weren’t enough to convince me. The spaghetti squash in

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Ingredients
  • One 3-pound spaghetti squash
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup chopped roasted tomatoes, oil drained
  • 3 ounces baby spinach
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
Grilled Corn Pepper Chopped Kale Salad

Grilled Corn Pepper Chopped Kale Salad

Posted in Salads Tagged with

One of the questions I get asked most is what I eat for dinner. Cooking for a meal is different than cooking for the blog which involves recipe testing, writing and photography. While I love

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Ingredients
  • 3 ears corn, shucked
  • 1 large red pepper, sliced lengthwise into 3-inch strips
  • 1 teaspoon plus 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 bunch curly kale, ribs removed and chopped
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 ounce shaved pecorino cheese
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped almonds
  • 1 teaspoon everything bagel seasoning