Green Pea Salad with Bacon and Almonds

I’ve eaten a lot of questionable things standing over my kitchen sink at 9 a.m. Until Green Pea Salad with Bacon and Almonds entered my life, I never imagined peas would be one of them. Peas are not exactly a vegetable that garners love and esteem. More often, they are lumped into categories in the realm of,...more

2-Year Blogiversary Favorite Things Giveaway {Bob’s Red Mill, Red Star Yeast & Wusthof}

Two years ago, I took a hideous picture of a gooey pan of enchiladas with my flip phone, uploaded it, then hit publish. The Law Student’s Wife was born. I didn’t track pageviews back in those days, but I imagine that first food post had about 12 hits—10 from me insisting Ben check it multiple times a day, one from my Grammy, and one from my friend Kathryn who was crazy enough to make those hideous (but tasty) enchiladas ....more

Chocolate Almond Olive Oil Granola

Defining moments of adulthood: realizing that you can buy a box of Cocoa Puffs cereal whenever you want; admitting that what you should be buying is Grape Nuts. Chocolate Almond Olive Oil Granola offers the best of both breakfasts—big chocolate taste with a feel-good healthy boost. One of the fun parts of being an adult is that no one can stop you from making potentially imprudent, positively satisfying eating decisions ....more

Ben’s Healthy Banana Nut Muffins + LAW SCHOOL GRADUATION

Well, it happened. Ben is no longer a law student, and I am no longer a law student’s wife. We marked the occasion with Healthy...more

Double Stuffed Cinnamon Crumb Buns

Forgive me for getting fresh, but I just can’t stop pinching these Double Stuffed Cinnamon Crumb Buns. These squeezable pillows of honey dough are a mash up between an ultra fluffy cinnamon bun and a New York-style crumb cake. I took a honey whole wheat buttermilk dough that I would typically use for cinnamon rolls, stuffed it with giant, golden coffee-cake style crumbs, then showered even...more

Pecan Crusted Chicken with Strawberries and Goat Cheese

Today, I want to know: What does romance look like to you?...more

Buttermilk Chiffon Cakes with Blueberry Curd and Buttermilk Whipped Cream

I’d like to be one of those ladies who lunch. I’d wear soft pastel cardigans with smartly tailored pants, carry a large but well organized purse, play cards, and order Buttermilk Chiffon Cakes with Blueberry Curd and Buttermilk Whipped Cream for dessert. The actual visual of me devouring one of these pretty little cakes in three impressive bites 20 seconds after I finished photographing them was far less dainty ....more

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies {My Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies + a giveaway}

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies and I are about to start a fight. Right along with politics and the superior method to load a dishwasher, defining the perfect chocolate chip cookie is a topic guaranteed to spark a colorful debate....more

Ultra-Fab Reader Survey – The Results

I’d to gallop towards you in slow motion (through a field of daffodils, naturally), throw my arms wide, and swoop you into an enormous virtual bear hug. THANK YOU everyone who completed my First-Ever Ultra-Fab Reader Survey! I heard from more...more

Mediterranean Roasted Vegetable and Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean Roasted Vegetable and Chickpea Salad is brought to you by a core survival skill: fake it ‘til you make it. At a fancy dinner and not sure which fork to choose? Let the woman next to you make the first move, follow her lead, then casually chat her up about table linens ....more