Monthly Archives: April 2016

One Pot Pasta

I came home ravenous last night after my first real run of the season. It felt great to get moving again but I needed to make something that was fast, easy and hard to mess up so that I could engage in some necessary r&r. In previous weeks I’d seen a few recipes for this method […]

Kale and Cabbage Salad

Earlier this week a few friends and I went to a live taping of The Moth which, if you haven’t heard, is an organization working to bring back and elevate the lost art of storytelling. We heard five ordinary folks share a unique story that touched both hearts and minds in countless ways. One man […]

The Overnight Oats Experiment

I know, I know, I’m a bit late to the party with this one, but boy is it a party I am glad I found! A few months ago I stumbled upon the health benefits of overnight oats.  Having these for breakfast means that your body absorbs more nutrients, you are full longer (which is […]

Cheesy Pasta Bake

Nelson Mandela once said “there can be no greater gift than that of giving one’s time and energy to helping others without expecting anything in return.”  Last year, in June of 2015, I experienced this first hand as family and friends selflessly stood by our side as we supported my mother through her last days […]

Chicken and Greens Pasta with a Garlic White Wine Sauce

On the penultimate night of vacation (I love that word), we celebrate with pasta and friends! This past week of vacation in Montreal and then Stowe, Vermont was indulgent, rejuvenating, and just what I needed.   First of all, if you live in New England you need to make the trip up to Montreal. A […]

Chicken Curry

In only a few days we celebrate one year of marriage! Anniversaries, weather they be birthdays, weddings, deaths or holidays are a powerful time to pause and reflect.   With a big deadline at work (coming up on May 1) my brain has unfortunately been temporarily pulled away from writing and experimenting in the kitchen. […]