Tag: spinach

Pan-fried sole & mixed wild rice with roasted grapes (gluten-free)


I’ve been in a rut with my dissertation lately. When you’re in a rut, you reflect. Reflect on what’s keeping you from making the progress that you need. Then maybe you can figure out how to get over that and just write your little heart out. And I think I’ve discovered a few things about myself that [continue reading...]

Spinach artichoke dip stuffed mushrooms


Despite attending two Pac 10 schools, I have very little interest in March Madness. I feel pretty much the same about it as I do about the Superbowl. If my friends are watching, I’m more than happy to make finger food all day and chat during commercial breaks. Except if there’s a game on my [continue reading...]

Healthy whole wheat vegetable quiche


Howdy, folks! We returned from our trip to Texas (more on that in the next post), did a few loads of laundry, and quickly headed out again. Lucas to China and I to my parents’ house for a couple of weeks to write a dissertation proposal and work on wedding crafts. In the week leading [continue reading...]

Homemade spinach whole wheat pasta primavera


I have a secret to admit. I took a break from cooking for the past week. The cold that crept up on me in July kept me out of the kitchen. Now that I’m mostly recovered, I’m finding it very hard to get motivated to cook for one person with Lucas in China. The good [continue reading...]

Vegan spicy “turkey” and hummus wraps


With Lucas’s birthday, Father’s day, and plenty of other occasions that necessitate dessert, there’s been no shortage of sweets around these parts. I mean, you can’t just let leftover ganache go to waste…so, of course, I had to make some vanilla cupcakes to serve with it. And when I accidentally doubled the oatmeal raisin cookie [continue reading...]

Calzones with hot Italian chicken sausage, asparagus, and spinach


Like I said, I make pizza often. Since a dessert pizza was already in the works, I decided to mix it up a bit for dinner and flip pizza over on itself to make calzones. Let’s be honest, calzone is just a fancy word for “hot pocket.” And since I filled it with spinach and [continue reading...]