Einkorn Pasta with Red Pepper Tomato Sauce

After many nights in a row of cooking, I often have the urge to order in or go out to dinner. Last week I was feeling that way, but then I saw that I had asparagus and broccoli in the fridge – I couldn’t just let them spoil, so I decided to cook one more night. I wasn’t going out to the supermarket to get any additional ingredients, so I figured I’d do a pasta dish – always an easy pantry dinner! Knowing that my husband doesn’t usually like pasta cooked at home (he’s… read more »

Farro Tabbouleh Stuffed Sweet Dumpling Squash

A couple of weeks ago I received two small sweet dumpling squash from my CSA. I had never seen these cute squash before and I wasn’t quite sure how to prepare them (I had already roasted and mashed squash, and wanted to do something different). Over the weekend I read a delicious sounding recipe in Self magazine — Farro and Pine Nut Tabbouleh — that I decided would be great stuffed in the cavity of the small squash. Although I didn’t have all the ingredients for the tabbouleh, I modified t… read more »

nutritioulicious™ Frittata

Last week I told you all about eggs in a guest post on the blog Around the Plate. As promised, here are some ways to enjoy eggs including a recipe for a nutritioulicious™ frittata! Eggs can be enjoyed in a variety of ways, including: Hard boiled Omelets — try spinach, tomato, and feta for a Greek twist or make a Western one with peppers, onion, and cheddar (Nutritious Tip: use 2 egg whites and 1 whole egg per omelet) Quiches (Nutritious Tip: use half egg whites, half whole eggs) Poached Soft boiled Rock… read more »