Friday Night Pizza Dough

Friday Night Pizza Dough

I used to drive a little bright red stick-shift car with a sunroof and an awesome sound system. I took lots of scenic, windy roads to my job. On Friday afternoons in the spring and fall, I’d put down all the windows and the sunroof and rock out to Bruce Springsteen on the way home...

Prosciutto and Mushroom Risotto

Prosciutto and Mushroom Risotto

Nothing says comfort food to me like risotto – just what I want to tuck into on a cold night. This particular dish was a bit fancy for a weeknight but sometimes fancy is just what you need to spice things up – plus, since there’s almost 20 grams of protein per serving you...

Sweet Sausage, Cabbage and White Bean Soup

Sweet Sausage, Cabbage and White Bean Soup

In March the sun seems to slant in a way that promises spring, and I’m usually the first one at the park. My kids (well kid, only one of them walks) seem to be much easier to deal with once all the ya-yas are out. Though the sun indeed slants, the park is nasty...

Healthy Banana Chocolate Chip Bites

Healthy Banana Chocolate Chip Bites

The Friday morning schedule included a playdate with some lovely ladies – one who I knew had a dairy allergy and the other I believed was vegetarian, maybe vegan? I love to bake with buttermilk, butter and eggs like nobody’s business so this presented a challenge, though I wanted to arrive treats-in-hand. 

Winter Frittata with Squash and Brussels Sprouts

Winter Frittata with Squash and Brussels Sprouts

I know I talk about eggs too much…I know. It’s just that they’re like nature’s original 100 calorie snack pack (70 calorie snack pack doesn’t have any zip); they’re chock full of protein and fats and if you’re trying to eat more organically, eggs are much less expensive than meat! I made this frittata...

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