The Julienne Bowl

Who else agrees that meal prepping for work lunches can be a struggle? The husband and I typically rely on salad kits from Trader Joe’s and dress them up by adding our own ingredients to the base, like tempeh, avocado, and a boiled egg. But salads can get tiring, right? I’ve had many conversations with…

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The Best Pasta Salad: Romesco

I am a sucker for pasta and potato salads. Japanese potato salad. Hawaiian mac salad. Egg salad. There’s something about the combination of mayonnaise and starch or carbs that I can’t resist. The tricky part is, these types of salads don’t keep very well. And they’re certainly not appetizing on hot summer days or at…

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How to Make Kale Pesto

Ingredients 2.5 cups of baby kale 1 clove of garlic 1/3 cup of shelled pistachios lemon zest 1/2 cup of olive oil Instructions Cut the stem off of your clove of garlic. (Use 2 cloves if you like your pesto extra garlicky) Fill your blender with half of all the ingredients and blend. Add the…

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Make Monday’s Better with this Salmon Bowl vs. Your Usual Salad

One of my big dislikes is a sad desk salad. (I’m not talking about the book). Eating lunch at your desk is a necessary evil that any 9-to-5er has to face from time to time. The husband and I usually pack salads for our lunch, but we always welcome the occasion to up our lunch…

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Panko Breaded Panfried Chicken

What is your take on air fryers? Do you own one? Does it work well? We most likely won’t invest in one unless we move, since our kitchen is at full appliance capacity. So for now, we rely on pan frying when we have a hankering for fried food. Because cleanup is typically a hassle,…

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