Monthly Archives: March 2011

Pork Tenderloin with Mushroom Goat Cheese Sauce

It’s been a busy week or so, and I haven’t spent much time in the kitchen. What little I’ve cooked has been things I’ve made before. I was also camping for a few days, and really don’t cook then – … Continue reading

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Black Bean Soup with Pan-Fried Plantains

My race is over, so I’m back to my normal eating habits. The last time I made lentil soup,  a friend mentioned that it reminded him of a black bean soup that I’d made years ago, but had long-since lost … Continue reading

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Stove-Top Macaroni and Cheese

This has to be one of my favorite recipes.  It’s easy to make, pretty-much fool-proof, and the leftovers freeze well. I’ve done nothing to make this recipe healthy (unless you count using 1% milk – but that’s what I have … Continue reading

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Pasta with Rapini and Pancetta

I received some beautiful rapini (broccoli rabe) in my vegetable box this week, and have been looking forward to using it.  I decided to take a break today and use it in a simple, really satisfying lunch. It required very … Continue reading

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Pasta Salad with Tomatoes, Basil, Avocado, and Balsamic

I’m going to run my first half-marathon in almost 10 years this Sunday. While I’ve enjoyed training for it, this week I’ve discovered my real reward for all of the hard work and miles that I’ve put into my training: … Continue reading

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Tropical Black Bean Salad

I’ve been really good about making my dinner preparations from Thursday and Friday night pay off for me. I used leftover mango salsa and tomatillo sauce for shrimp tacos, then used guacamole from the shrimp tacos in my “BLTG” (bacon, … Continue reading

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Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, and Guacamole

I know it’s crazy to think about making healthy improvements to a BLT – it’s a BLT for goodness sake – but that’s where I found myself today. I’d gone for a long run and wanted to reward myself with … Continue reading

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