Mediterranean Sautéed Vegetable Panzanella

Panzanella is the perfect dish. On the one, it’s technically a salad and is usually bursting with fresh, lightly dressed vegetables that sing in earthy goodness. On the other, it’s full of bread. Toasty, crunchy, chewy bread. Panzanella is a study in oxymorons: A carby, filling, semi-unhealthy salad. But at least there’s greenery? … More Mediterranean Sautéed Vegetable Panzanella

Meal Planning 102

  Whoops! This is definitely not “next week” as I promised in my last post, but life happens, right? I also changed my mind: My “advanced” meal planning system doesn’t really warrant a 201 definition, but I think meal planning 102 describes it nicely. In Meal Planning 101 I described the system I use to … More Meal Planning 102

Meal Planning 101

Meal planning. Not the sexiest topic, I know. But really, the key to happiness—at least my happiness—is a nicely thought out weekly meal plan. Many of you who know me personally know that I am spreadsheet fanatic. I live and die by my spreadsheets, so of course I have one for weekly dinners. This is … More Meal Planning 101

Dandelion Greens Pesto

As a child, I was frequently turned loose in the yard when I said I was hungry, with the expectation that I’d find something to eat in the garden. I usually did. Buuuut… I’ve always been an adventurous eater. This led to chowing down on some questionable things, such as Queen Anne’s lace (perfectly safe … More Dandelion Greens Pesto