Category Archives: Beans

Tuscan kale salad

It has been excruciatingly hot here in NYC, pushing 90 degrees with extreme humidity. This heat wave has made the idea of cooking nearly nauseating… but for the sake of the blog, I turned on the ol’ oven this weekend … Continue reading

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Bruschetta with Crushed Favas and Mozzarella

Hillary said it – double peeling these favas is an act of true love and dedication.  These bright green beans are truly bright and refreshing though – so I think they’re worth a little extra attention – and really, it’s … Continue reading

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Fava beans with asiago cheese

A fresh fava bean salad is such a delight on a hot day with a cool glass of wine… and yesterday was certainly a hot day here in NYC, up in the mid 80s with extreme humidity. Shelling and cooking … Continue reading

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Fava beans

A true sign that spring is upon us – fava beans are starting to make an appearance in grocery stores and greenmarkets. So check back later this week for some fresh, fava-full recipes!

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Quinoa, black bean & sweet potato salad with avocado

The work week is finally halfway over, hooray! And what better way to start off a new month than with a little health kick! I made a tasty quinoa salad for lunch today and enjoyed it along with a maple … Continue reading

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Sausage, Bean and Cabbage Soup

It seems we’re in that weird span of time just before Spring when we get a beautifully balmy day on Saturday and by Wednesday they’re calling for snow.  The perfect weather for getting sick, really.  So why not load up … Continue reading

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Kale & Quinoa Greek Salad

I love when this happens…you start out making lunch from whatever needs to be used up in the fridge (and cupboard)…and then you suddenly find yourself getting inspired, adding a little more of this & a little of that until … Continue reading

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