Bento Box Black Bean Bowls

Among the many life lessons skiing taught me, two of the most important are the necessity of good nutrition for peak performance, and efficiency in movement (and time).  Law school has only reaffirmed these lessons.  I like to spend 2-3 hours on Sunday preparing food for the week, so that when the hanger strikes there…

Preparing for Semester Two (banana bread and bone broth)

Somewhere between surviving the first semester of law school, running a marathon, and trying to have some semblance of an outside “life,” I fell behind on my food blogging.  Which is terrible, for a couple reasons. I love food, I love sharing food, and having an outlet in the kitchen and sharing the results in…

Asian Inspired Meatballs

There are a lot of things I learned moving into a city apartment.  Some key takeaways: There is A LOT I took for granted at home.  For example one day a couple weeks ago I really needed to write something down, when it dawned on me that I had neither pen nor paper.  Same goes…

Leftover Pasta Frittata

I read somewhere (I’m not sure where at this point as the number of cooking blogs I read and follow has gotten out of control) that ideal recipe planning revolves around three planned dinners a week.  Pick your favorite shopping day, and buy all the ingredients for three dinners (plus any miscellaneous breakfast items, ingredients…

Sweet Potato Tacos

I love the idea of icebreakers.  You know, conversation starters at parties, casual networking events, first day of law school group sessions (!!) that are pretty lighthearted but at the same time tell you something significant about a new person.  Being a lover of all things food related, I recently came up with my new…

Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

Coming off of four years of professional ski racing, I have learned to love traveling.  I was very lucky to have ski racing take me all over the world. Through skiing I experienced urban Kazakhstan, pristine New Zealand, stereotypical European ski towns, Olympic-ized South Korea and just about every continent and state in between (traveling…

Tostada Crisps

I love cooking for myself, but nothing brings me more joy than cooking for others.  I love watching people take the first bite of something delicious.  Mouth full and eyes wide, it is an authentic moment of supreme joy and contentedness.  Somewhat selfishly, I get extra pleasure from that moment when that something delicious has…