central market’s couscous salad with feta, spinach, basil, and lemon

while home in austin for the christmas holiday, my mom and i went grocery shopping at central market (if you’re not familiar, it’s like the best grocery store ever – similar to whole foods). it was a gorgeous afternoon and we sat outside as we ate lunch before hitting the aisles. yes outside. in late december. just…

lemon garlic spaghetti with basil, parmesan, + pine nuts

after stuffing my face with this, i am convinced it is THE best way to eat spaghetti. at least it’s become my personal favorite way. it’s got a wonderful combination of tartness – from the lemon – and flavorful warmth – from the sautéed garlic and bright basil. the parmesan cheese rounds it all out…

macaroni & cheese with chickpeas

this is a fantastic recipe that i have made for the little she so many times. i had been looking for a kid-friendly macaroni and cheese, but one that was fairly healthy. (and it had to be super yummy because i wanted to make it for my hubby too.) the first time i made this was with my…