Green Bean White Bean Quinoa

Green Bean White Bean Quinoa

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I like green beans, but I’ve learned to really love them over the last couple weeks. This wasn’t something that I expected to happen, but I didn’t have a choice. It’s all in my ongoing

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Ingredients
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 pound green beans trimmed and sliced into 1-inch pieces
  • 1-15 ounce can white beans, drained and rinsed (cannellini, great northern or navy beans)
  • 3 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup arugula
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta
Balsamic Tomato Peach Salad

Balsamic Tomato Peach Salad

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Uneventful weekends have become the norm this summer, and I don’t mind. We spent most of our Saturday and Sunday on the back deck, our patch of outdoor space in the city. Next to our

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Ingredients
  • 2 pints cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 peaches, pitted and diced
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 scallions sliced
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta
30-Minute Tomato Zucchini Orzo

30-Minute Tomato Zucchini Orzo

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I’m not sure I’ve ever spent this much time at home, but for some reason I feel like I have less time. Gone are the commutes to work, school, swim lessons, play dates and so

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Ingredients
  • 1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 zucchini, trimmed and diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup orzo
  • 2 tablespoons basil pesto
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
Quinoa Taco Salad

Quinoa Taco Salad

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There’s one thing that pretty much all the salads I’ve consumed in the last week or so have had in common—grilled corn. I am obsessed going fully headfirst in this summer staple. There are occasions

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Ingredients
  • For grilled corn
  • 2 ears corn, shucked
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • For quinoa
  • 1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika