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This is a great loaf to make on a Sunday night, for a week of lunches. Serve it on a bed of wilted spinach, swiss chard, or just eat it plain with a little ketchup or bbq sauce. It’s another … Continue reading
The brown rice in this dish has a hearty, nutty flavor that just feels good for you. And the unique mixture of vegetables, including burdock and lotus root, gives this dish a lot of different textures and a clean, healthy, … Continue reading
This vegetarian version of the Vietnamese pancake takes a little extra time to prep, but it also is complex in flavor and deeply fulfilling in taste. This recipe comes from Plenty, a great cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi, that was a … Continue reading
Hummus wrapped up in a flatbread with olives and feta. This is what we’re bringing for lunch for the rest of the week. It’s easy, delicious, AND healthy! WHAT?! Make your own hummus for a super homemade and inexpensive lunch.
Our seafood CSA keeps us supplied with a near-endless stream of salmon, and sweet potatoes are ubiquitous this time of year. So, how nice to whip out this easy weekday recipe from Mark Bittman’s book Kitchen Express.
Lentils are a good source of protein, they’re super inexpensive, and archaeological evidence shows they were eaten as far back as 13,000 years ago. Nicely done, neolithic people.
Did you know quinoa is a complete protein? Did you know it’s remarkably easy to make for lunch? Did you know 100% of our friends named Vandana recommend it without qualm? This is our first time making quinoa, and now … Continue reading
The farmland outside Hillsboro, Oregon is verdant, lush, and picturesque. We visited a you-pick peach orchard an hour or two after sunrise to gather the last ripe peaches of the season.
It’s hatch chile season! We first had these in New Mexico, roasted up in a grocery store parking lot. I bbq’d these on the grill. An experiment that turned out deliciously. Roll the chiles in olive oil and grill them … Continue reading