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Salade Italienne figues & mozzarella. Tuna Poke In Avocado Bowls. In need for some new easymade inspiration for the weekend.

Tuna Poke In Avocado Bowls

Hawaiien poke is so hot right now & the most traditional poke is Ahi poke. ASIAN AHI SALAD — Sprouted Kitchen. This is a white girls attempt at a seared ahi salad; all sorts of flavors, lots of crunchy veggies and big chunks of fresh fish.

ASIAN AHI SALAD — Sprouted Kitchen

My proportions are nothing like that of a sushi restaurant, as I kind of have a thing for vegetables. Ahi (aka yellowfin) Tuna is the least oily of the family, so it does well with a quick sear to prevent from drying out. Try to seek out a place you trust for fish, especially when eating it on the raw side such as this salad. Watermelon & Strawberries with Pistachios, Honey & Mint.

NECTARINE, TOMATO + BURRATA CAPRESE — Sprouted Kitchen. It's a version of the same conversation we had at our old apartment when I was pregnant with Curran.


As a couple, you become so used to the cadence that is just the two of you. There is both quiet and dance parties and nights when you feel like cooking and others when it's refreshing to get dressed up and go out. Before kids, it's hard to imagine how he, she, they, will fit in to a rhythm that is not always easy, but familiar. Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad with Cherries, Goat Cheese + Candied Walnuts. Jul 30.

Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad with Cherries, Goat Cheese + Candied Walnuts

Carrot, Lentil & Raisin Salad. I’m sorry for not posting any recipes last week – I went on holiday and took some time off from technology, which was amazing!

Carrot, Lentil & Raisin Salad

Moroccan Quinoa Salad. The thanksgiving weekend is over.

Moroccan Quinoa Salad

It was our first thanksgiving ever and we did what all people in America do. Ate way too much. It turned out that one of David’s relatives lives in San Diego, and he invited us to celebrate a traditional American Thanksgiving dinner with him and his family. It was a fun experience and all the zillion different dishes tasted delicious. Although next year we will arrange it ourselves, we figure that we could try to make those pies without using so much sugar. After all the indulging this weekend we wanted to make something light and fresh. Most Moroccan dishes calls for a whole cabinet of spices. Moroccan Quinoa SaladServes 4 If you don’t feel like marinating the zucchini and eggplant yourself you can find ready-made at most supermarkets (but nothing beats homemade). 1 zucchini, cut in thin slices1 eggplant , cut in thin slicesolive oil1 clove garlic, minced salt Start by making the marinated vegetables.

Vibrant valentine's day: pink quinoa salad w/ beets, blood orange + chimichurri — dolly and oatmeal. Speaking of rooting...this beet salad!

vibrant valentine's day: pink quinoa salad w/ beets, blood orange + chimichurri — dolly and oatmeal

(<--- see what i did there?!) These past couple of years i've shared chocolatey valentine's recipes, here and here. this year i wanted to create something just as festive but in salad form - basically because i've been craving all the savories lately. while i wasn't always a firm believer in beets, i've come to love them in almost any form (even tacos!) , i also knew they would make my quinoa the most vibrant shade of pink/magenta. because beets are so earthy in flavor i wanted to juice it all up by adding some acid in the form of some lovely blood orange segments, and a parsley chimichurri sauce. it's all served up with some green sprouts, toasted hazelnuts and a few squeezes of orange juice; a simple meal or side to enjoy in the company of others, or on your own!

:) Snappy Spring Salad. I thought that it was time I posted a recipe highlighting and celebrating the beautiful produce that is now in season.

Snappy Spring Salad

We’ve been enjoying plenty of asparagus and sugar snap green peas lately, so combining them in a fresh, vibrantly flavoured salad seems like the best idea. Green peas and asparagus are nutritional powerhouses. Both vegetables contain very high amounts of folate (a.k.a. folic acid), a b-complex vitamin that supports cell production (especially in your skin! Yay!) , allows nerves to function properly, and helps prevent osteoporosis-related bone fractures. I came up with this salad as I was experimenting at work the other day, and it certainly worked.

Snappy Spring SaladIngredients:1 cup shelled sugar snap peas1 bunch asparagus½ cup pumpkin seeds1 cup cooked quinoa (I used red quinoa for a change)Dressing:juice and zest of one lemonhalf cup chopped mint3 dates2 Tbsp. Directions:1. Info source: Copyright 2012 My New Roots at Quinoa Tabbouleh with Chickpeas Recipe. Dull knife = Dull life.

Quinoa Tabbouleh with Chickpeas Recipe

And lots of band-aids at our house. We’ve spent a small fortune on cutlery in our home. We’ve tried lots of different brands and every various style. Chefs knives, carving knives, vegetable cleavers and santoku knives. They each have their place in the sun. ARUGULA CAPRESE SALAD WITH KALE PESTO — Sprouted Kitchen. "I had that feeing you get - there is no word for this feeling - when you are simultaneously happy and sad and angry and grateful and accepting and appaled and every other possible emotion, all smashed together and amplified.


Why is there no word for this feeling? " -Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things.