Winter Bean Stew with Sweet Potato & Kale

If mother nature exists, I’m convinced she hordes snow all winter just to dump it all on us in February.  I love the snow, but in New York City, fluffy white powder turns to grey sludge in a matter of hours.  Today’s snow has just turned to freezing rain, so it’s pretty gross out there.   In thisContinue reading “Winter Bean Stew with Sweet Potato & Kale”

Quinoa & Black Bean Salad

Here’s a recipe for those days when you don’t want to thaw anything out, turn anything on, wash any pots and pans, or buy anything special at the store. I make it with basic items I always have in the pantry or the fridge: cooked quinoa, cooked black beans, fresh tomatoes, shallots or red onions,Continue reading “Quinoa & Black Bean Salad”

Lentil Mulligatawny with Greens

This recipe is featured in the post Mulligatawny Soup Two Ways, and was originally posted with a typo saying to add turkey to the soup instead of lentils (whoops, sorry). The recipe has been corrected below. Here’s a redub of the lentil-spinach Mulligatawny commonly found at Indian restaurants across southeastern New England. Made with everydayContinue reading “Lentil Mulligatawny with Greens”

Easy Cheesy Tortellini Bake with 20-Minute Tomato Sauce

Today for meatless Monday we’re keeping it short and sweet. This Baked Tortellini is the ultimate comfort food, and features a quick 20-minute tomato sauce that’s so easy a 10 year old could make it. I mean that literally – it’s the same tomato sauce I learned to make in 6th grade home economics classContinue reading “Easy Cheesy Tortellini Bake with 20-Minute Tomato Sauce”

A Better Veggie Burrito

Last year, I finally experienced the perfect veggie burrito. On our last trip to the Cape, D. and I discovered El Mariachi Loco in Hyannis, MA. A tiny shop with only 4 or 5 tables inside, it’s one of the few eateries with steady enough business to stay open all year long. Everything was excellent,Continue reading “A Better Veggie Burrito”