A Nutritious Breakfast: Muesli with Berries & Yogurt

Muesli, which is healthful and rich in texture, is one of my go-to breakfasts. I love the mix of grains, sunflower seeds and dried fruit with creamy yogurt and sweet honey. My husband and daughter like it as well. As muesli is not pre-sweetened, it is more nuanced than granola with yogurt, obtaining flavor through the swirl of…continue reading

Blushing Spaghetti Vongole

This is a light pasta dish, radiant with subtle beauty and flavor. The juice of the clams paired with rosé and olive oil creates a lovely, fragrant sauce. The sun-dried tomatoes lend a bright richness to the meal. This is a seafood dish that is easy to prepare and also relatively inexpensive. At my local grocery store, New…continue reading

Curry Chicken Potpie

I've found mothering a one-year-old and four-year-old to be particularly challenging of late. With that, I've realized that I cope much better when I am well-fed. It makes such a difference in my life when I take the time to prepare nourishing and comforting food. This curry potpie is nutrient dense, being composed largely of vegetables. At…continue reading

Chicken Salad with Bacon & Dates

This was the first time I made chicken salad using bacon and dates. It's the bomb—the best chicken salad I've ever had. Without doubt, it surpasses Whole Foods' Waldorf chicken salad. Together, the bacon and dates accomplish a satisfying interplay of salty and sweet. Reducing the mayonnaise by using an equal part of Greek yogurt creates a creamy sauce, which…continue reading

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