Monthly Archives: May 2011

One Week Wonders: Smoky Black Bean Chili

Today I made a one week wonder, plus its budget friendly and low calorie!  Here’s the scoop:  we have been traveling A LOT.  Weekend trips, weekday business meetings out of town, essentially lots of driving and lots of eating out.  … Continue reading

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Penne a la Caprese

Happy mother’s day, to my amazing mom who inspires me to cook delicious things everyday! I am almost embarrassed to post this recipe because its sooooooo easy.  But, its really yummy, a crowd pleaser, and great for potlucks, which is … Continue reading

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One Week Wonders: Udon Noodle Salad with Broccolini and Spicy Tofu

Last Sunday, after living my DC dream and attending the White House Correspondent’s Dinner the night before (also known as Nerd Prom in some parts), I was still working through the excitement of being so close to so many celebs … Continue reading

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Red Lentil Soup

Is it still soup season?  I mean, it’s MAY.  But, it’s been so rainy and dreary here for nearly 3 weeks, except for like two sunny days in all of April.  Sigh. In my pursuit of eating healthy lunches, I … Continue reading

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Coconut and Berry Passover Tart

With Passover around the corner I was, of course, in charge of dessert.  My standby Passover dessert has always been matzoh candy but I wanted to step it up a little this year.  I’m pretty picky with Passover desserts (shocking, … Continue reading

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