Tag Archives: Spinach


Smoked Salmon and Wilted Greens Frittata

I usually cook with recipes. I often make changes, but I like having a plan… a starting point. Recently, I’ve been improvising more. Instead of buying ingredients for specific meals, I’ve been making meals based on the ingredients I have. One of the dishes I threw together this week was a frittata with smoked salmon, […]

Smoked Salmon and Avocado

WIAW — A Modified Food Lover’s Cleanse

Late in December, I received an email from Bon Appetit about a New Year’s Foodie Cleanse.  I bookmarked the details, but was unable to do the “cleanse” at the time.  Lately, I have not been listening to what my body needs, and instead have made unintelligent and unhealthy food decisions.  I decided to jump-start my […]


Linguine with White Beans and Tuna

I am moving away from San Francisco at the end of May, so I’ve been trying to enjoy the city as much as possible.  I have an ever-growing list of places to go and people to see!  I’ve balanced my galavanting with extra shifts at work, and while it’s been nice to be able to […]


Spinach, Pesto and Sausage Pizza

Pizza is often used to teach math, especially fractions and percentages. I recently finished reading Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, in which, for one year, Kingsolver and her family ate almost entirely locally. They live on a farm which enables them to raise poultry and tend an incredible garden. At the end of each chapter, Kingsolver’s […]

Mom’s Spinach Lasagna

I have always loved my mom’s lasagna.  When the whole family is home together, she will often make it for us.  Since there are a lot of us, she often makes one meat lasagna using her incredible spaghetti sauce, and one vegetable. I invited some friends over for “Dinner and Downton” (you all watch Downton […]


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