Israeli Couscous with Grilled Vegetables 

Israeli couscous is one of my favorite grains for a few reasons - it's incredibly quick (coming together in less than 15 minutes), it has a unique, fun texture, and it's almost impossible to mess up. For those of you that are like me and constantly fight for rice to be fluffy but not-to-wet and … Continue reading Israeli Couscous with Grilled Vegetables 

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Curried Cauliflower Grain Salad

There's nothing better than a simple salad after an overindulgent Thanksgiving meal. This particular recipe shines the spotlight on cauliflower, a vegetable whose flavor and attractiveness I find to be vastly underrated. Growing up, I only saw cauliflower in one of two ways: steamed (with absolutely no flavor) or covered in cheese (decidedly delicious, but … Continue reading Curried Cauliflower Grain Salad

Quinoa Salad with Kale, Chickpeas, and Feta

Those of you who know me well can attest to this: I put a great deal of thought into my meals.  This isn't restricted to dinner, when most people are comfortably at home and can whip something up on the stovetop.  It's also true of lunch, traditionally a grab-and-go meal where speed matters more than taste.  Even on … Continue reading Quinoa Salad with Kale, Chickpeas, and Feta