Green Summer Salad, Avocado “Caprese” Toast and other eats we ate this week

Happy Friday! This week has been a fun-filled week of cooking and we made a lot of great stuff to share with you, from weeknight dinners, to dinner parties with friends, to weekend breakfast. We’ve included the details for our original recipes below as well as links to some other recipes we’ve made and loved… Continue reading Green Summer Salad, Avocado “Caprese” Toast and other eats we ate this week

Buddha Bowls 2 Ways

After running the half marathon last Saturday, we were in much need of some replenishment in the form of something filling and nutritious (before drinking a few celebratory beers of course). We have been playing around with a lot a dish called Buddha Bowls. Not only do they have a fun name, they are also… Continue reading Buddha Bowls 2 Ways

Whole 30 Chicken, Sweet Potato and Broccoli Stew

Along with about pretty much everyone in America, we caught the Whole 30 bug in January. Although we didn’t fully commit to the challenge (hence the glass of wine in the photo above), we did purchase the book to check out what all the fuss is about. Even without doing the challenge, the book is… Continue reading Whole 30 Chicken, Sweet Potato and Broccoli Stew

Sweet Potato, Squash, and Black Bean Enchiladas – Thug Kitchen

So it seems we’re on a Mexican food kick recently. We have also started receiving a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) box, which is a weekly delivery of seasonal fruits and veggies. So far, we’ve really been loving having local, organic products readily available at home for weekday cooking. The particular service we use  (Farm Fresh to You) also allows us… Continue reading Sweet Potato, Squash, and Black Bean Enchiladas – Thug Kitchen

Grilled Wild Salmon with Cucumber-Avocado Salsa

We discovered this recipe a few years ago and still keep it in our back pocket as one of our favorite salmon recipes for the summer. The cucumber-avocado salsa is great citrusy topping for some grilled wild salmon. We paired it with sweet potato fries and white wine because…welll..Julia likes sweet potato fries and wine.… Continue reading Grilled Wild Salmon with Cucumber-Avocado Salsa

Salmon Burgers with Sweet Potato Chips

As the weather gets nicer and everyone starts rolling out their grills, we recommend salmon burgers as a great alternative to your traditional beef burger. It’s one of our go-to meals that we enjoy a few times a year. We have tried a couple of recipes but this one from Cooking Light is our favorite… Continue reading Salmon Burgers with Sweet Potato Chips

Seb Visits for Steaks and Sweet Potato Fries

A few weekends ago my brother Seb came to visit for a weekend in New York. We decided that after his 6 hour bus ride, the guy might enjoy some nice steaks, some sweet potato fries and a beer or three.  Steaks covered with a dry rub of paprika, pepper, cumin  and coriander Sweet potato… Continue reading Seb Visits for Steaks and Sweet Potato Fries