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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Tomato, Artichoke, and Hearts of Palm Salad

Tomato, Artichoke, and Hearts of Palm Salad

I did not like vegetables as a kid. I wasn’t crazy picky (wasn’t allowed to be) but I definitely was not one of those children that was gung-ho over a plate of broccoli. But for some reason, I loved hearts of palm – and my mom quickly figured out that if she threw some in[click for recipe and more]

Loaded Thai Sweet Potatoes

Loaded Thai Sweet Potatoes

It’s been an incredibly busy – but great – couple of weeks. Work has been insane (this is normal) and I have finally made room in my routine to incorporate almost daily workouts (this is not normal). Since my bike accident back in May, I’ve spiraled a bit. The torn ligaments in my back just[click for recipe and more]

Summer Fruit Dessert Burritos

Summer Fruit Dessert Burritos

Last Friday, I was picking up dinner at a takeout chain near my office (after first getting distracted for about 45 minutes in the Pier 1 next door). Next to the cash register was a stack of chocolate chip cookies, with a sign that said “Since dessert burritos don’t exist…” Of course, this immediately made[click for recipe and more]

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

I think mashed potatoes will always be one of my favorite foods, no matter the time of year. Sure, they always bring thoughts of Thanksgiving, families hunkered down around the table against the bitter chill outside the dining room windows, but let’s be honest. Mashed potatoes are amazing even in dead summer. For some reason,[click for recipe and more]

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