Eggplant Harvest Bowl

I’m a huge fan of roasted vegetables.They’re easy, versatile, flavorful and make for amazing leftovers....more

Oil-free Lemon Blueberry Buckwheat Bakes

When I shared my Fall training plan with you, I’d mentioned that I was hoping to switch up my diet to support a quicker race pace....more

Light and Fluffy Buckwheat Pancakes

Everyone remembers their first childhood crush. My mother insists mine was Michael from the television show “Barney,” but I remember a much more masculine first “love”—Almanzo.  Almanzo was Laura Ingalls Wilder’s husband, whom she described in the book series Little House on the Prairie. I ampositive Almanzo had some part in shaping the characteristics I find attractive; he was a tall, strong, hard-working man with knowledge of the land and a healthy appetite. Sigh. What a dream boat....more

Benefits of Soba Noodles

I am obsessed.  I can’t. stop. eating. these.  I’m not sure what it is.  Between the chewy texture, hearty taste, salty flavor, thin-ness of the noodles and intriguing color- I can't resist.  They were so good that I ended up eating half of the batch before I even tossed it with a sauce or seasoning.  Now I'm probably building them up (I always do that) but really, you need to try!...more

Egg Nog Breakfast Porridge

Please sir, can I have some more?For some reason I always think of Oliver when I think of porridge. When we were younger, my sister and I, who were huge musical buffs, would beg my parents for porridge so we could live like Oliver. I'm pretty sure my parents gave us oatmeal to shut us up. I love my family :)...more