Tomato and Olive Farro Salad

One of the biggest perks of living in our town is the beautiful community pool.  When we lived in Brooklyn, summers were really challenging: It would be 95 degrees, and I'd drag both twins and all their gear and snacks in a stroller to the local public park sprinklers, often only to find whoever was … Continue reading Tomato and Olive Farro Salad

Grilled Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers & Spinach Pesto Pasta

I love being a member of our local CSA.  It provides the freshest local produce, and it forces me to get inventive with the ingredients because, well, there is only so much kale salad a person wants to eat (or at least, that my husband wants to eat).  Spinach is an early, recurring item in … Continue reading Grilled Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers & Spinach Pesto Pasta

Southwestern Quinoa Bowls With Grilled Vegetables

I am pretty darn lucky in the friend department.  Wherever I have lived, I've managed to score the nicest mom friends.  The kind of friends who will bring one of your kids to school so that the other sick kid doesn't have to get dragged out of the house.  The kind of friends who will … Continue reading Southwestern Quinoa Bowls With Grilled Vegetables

Sesame Marinated Chicken Thighs & Sesame Noodles

I don't know how you do it.  You moms out there with multiple children enrolled in multiple sports that have multiple practices and multiple games every week.  Amazing.  My hat is off to you.  Me? My kids can each pick one or two activities that each require one time slot per week.  And, quite frankly, … Continue reading Sesame Marinated Chicken Thighs & Sesame Noodles