How I Spent My Summer Vacation

This summer I did very little besides work, homework, and some sleeping. I took two condensed classes which I followed with a minor breakdown and two weeks off before the start of fall semester. Enough about that, though. I kept a narrow grip on my sanity by trying to stay on top of my CSA [...]

Arugula, Feta, & Couscous Salad

A friend of mine graduated a couple weeks ago and threw a potluck to celebrate. I brought this salad and was glad I had some extra to keep just for myself. It’ll work with whatever green vegetables are around — I’m going to make it again tonight with sugar snap peas. Arugula, Feta, & Couscous [...]

Weekly Food: Lemon Lentil Spinach Soup and Wild Rice Salad

I don’t come from a touchy-feely sort of family, but last week I felt compelled (in the midst of peeling butternut squash and juicing lemons) to call my mother to thank her for cooking healthy meals for us while I was growing up. The impetus: An MPR story on childhood obesity. I realize now what [...]