Gigante Bean Salad

Delicious gigante bean salad with apples, corn, jalapeƱos and apple cider vinaigrette

Healthy, delicious gigante bean salad with apples, corn, jalapeƱos, apple cider vinaigrette and Royal Corona gigante beans

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Kohlrabi Slaw with Green Goddess Dressing

Kohlrabi slaw with herbed green goddess dressing in a green dish

I got some kohlrabi in my vegetable delivery this week and if you’ve never seen one of those, they’re weird looking. Like a bald alien head with a bunch of leafy antennae growing out all around. Kohlrabi are related to broccoli and cabbage and all those healthy, delicious things and because lately it’s been muggy…

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Broccoli Baked Potatoes

broccoli baked potatoes

Look at these broccoli baked potatoes! LOOK AT THEM! Don’t they look cheesy and creamy and delicious and terrible for your arteries?? Well. They are most of those things. But not all of those things. Because we are dieting, folks! We’re countin’ the cal’s, watching our weights. So these broccoli (twice) baked potatoes are actually…

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Quinoa with Chestnuts and Cherries

quinoa with chestnuts and cherries

This warm quinoa with chestnuts and cherries is chock full of them fall flavors, yo! To be perfectly honest, I’ve had this bag (affiliate link) of Geffen “recipe ready” peeled chestnuts in my pantry for over six months. Bought in LA during the initial wave of weird corona-shopping and moved with us from California back…

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Beet and Farro Salad with Mint

beet and farro salad with mint

Whew! A lot of stuff’s happened since I shared these s’mores cookies. Mainly, we moved back to Austin in June to be closer to our families and to Chris’s company headquarters (Yoga with Adriene). In the Age of Covid, it just didn’t make sense to be so far away from our literal priorities. And being…

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Butternut Squash Risotto

A very simple vegetarian holiday side dish or main dish, butternut risotto is creamy and pretty and how many things can say that about themselves?! I started with my basic risotto recipe BUT I DIDN’T STOP THERE. Obviously. Instead, I added a cubed butternut squash to my simmering broth and let it soften up in…

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Kabocha Pumpkin Salad

kabocha squash salad with avocado dressing

Roasted kabocha pumpkin salad. Look at this gorgeous thing! If you’re unfamiliar with kabocha squash, you may know it by the name Japanese pumpkin. Or maybe you’ve really never seen one. I hadn’t seen one until a couple of years ago. I feel like they just recently have hit the US markets en masse. But…

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Roasted Green Beans and Tomatoes

Our new favorite way with green beans – roasted with lots of olive oil, whole garlic and cherry tomatoes. The oil and tomatoes break down into thick, savory sauce and the garlic gets caramelized – perfect for mopping up with a hunk of sourdough bread. Or dump the whole pan on top of a pot…

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Roasted Okra

roasted okra how to roast okra

If you’ve ever wondered if you can roast okra or if one could roast okra, wonder no more. Because roasted okra can be done and more importantly, it should be done. For real, after I finally tried roasting okra, I forgot why I ever fried it (besides the obvious crispy reasons). Roasted okra becomes chewy…

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