Quinoa Asparagus Pilaf with Avocado and Over Easy Eggs

This healthy quinoa pilaf tastes like spring. It is full of green flavor- asparagus, mint, and peas-and is a wonderful make-ahead lunch or accompaniment to grilled meat or chicken. I use this recipe from Bon Appetit. My only major modifications are to replace the vegetable stock with water and use olive oil instead of butter….

Quick Veggie Skillet with Eggs

Do you have a favorite lunch? Without a doubt, eggs are mine. My stomach won’t tolerate eggs before a morning run, so I rarely have them for breakfast. Unfortunately, I’m not usually near a stove at lunch time. When I was able to work from home on Tuesday, I decided to make one of my…

Spicy Kale with Eggs, and a beautiful weekend hike

Happy Monday! Here is a great recipe for those of you who have the day off and want to make something delicious for a lazy late-morning brunch. I have to confess that it took me a really long time to come around to kale. I LOVE spinach and will happily add it to any meal,…

Zucchini Caper Scramble

Happy Monday! I hope that everyone had a great weekend. My week is off to a good start. It’s my first day back in my academic department after returning from Germany, and I am feeling inspired to kick my work into high gear to finish my dissertation! After a busy Monday, I am usually in…

Soft Fried Eggs with Avocado Coated Zucchini

Perfectly cooked eggs atop fresh sauteed zucchini and grape tomatoes coated in an avocado lemon sauce…this is the perfect dish for a healthy brunch. Brunch is often my favorite meal of the week. My husband and I try to go out for brunch or prepare our own at least one day each weekend, and I…

Amazing Brunch Salad, New Shoes, and a 9 Mile Tempo Run

Some days, long, fast runs feel easy. Today, this was not the case. Its been a busy week, and a 9 mile tempo run sounded pretty daunting when I woke up. If I hadn’t been so excited to try out my new Saucony Guide 7‘s, I might have skipped it! Once I got started, the…