Sweet Potato and Black Bean Enchiladas

These were really filling! Could use a little improvement, but not at all bad as is. I think next time I’ll up the seasoning a bit, add some brown rice, and use bigger tortillas (but then have one for dinner instead of two). I bet they would alos be really good baked without the enchilada […]

Mmmmm… Mussels and Leeks

This came together really quickly (under 20 minutes) and made well more than the two of us needed to eat (with a side, 1 lb of mussels per person is probabaly enough). Of course, it was so delicious that none went to waste…. We got the mussels at a local seafood market and they were […]

Seared Scallops with Grapefruit and Shallot Sauce with Orzo

This was delicious and surprisingly filling for something that tasted so light (not too bad on calories either). I thought I had parsley and was planning on adding it to the orzo, but I must have inadvertently thrown in out. So the dish came out very…white. I didn’t bother taking a picture. It would have […]

Gnocci with Leek and Sausage Ragu

This was really rustic and delicious. I usually cook with hot sausage, but the sweet was nice for a change- it went really nicely with the leeks. This only takes about 40 minutes to make, so not too bad for a weeknight (especially since the sauce is homemade!). I used mostly dried herbs, but I […]


This is what you get when you try to make a snowman at my house- blueberry eyes, an avacado pit nose, and a leek smile. Ha!! One of my New year’s resolutions is to be better about cooking and planning, so I should be getting at least 1-2 good posts on here per week.