Johnny Cakes

It’s a snow day today. The last of the season probably. Hopefully. Maybe. Spring is only a week away on the calendar, but so far March has been a little unkind. Today’s forecast was full of words like blizzard, snow, wintry mix, wind, and power outages, so everything around here got canceled and we got to sleep […]

Not-Quite-Spring Clean Green Smoothie

Sometimes I feel like I need a little spring cleaning for my body—an immunity boost and a day or two of detox—which for me means avoiding sugar, bread and pasta, processed food, salty snacks and beer. And drinking lots of water, eating fresh fruits and veggies, some whole grains and clean vegan proteins (lentils, beans, […]

Enjoying the Trip in NYC

Last weekend we made a little trip to the big city. Our weekend trips usually happen three or four times a year, and usually revolve around Josh’s cyclocross races, or a band we want to see, or sometimes just an irresistible hotel deal. This New York trip was sparked when Magpie Salute (former members of the Black […]

Chickpea-of-the-Sea Salad

There used to be a brand of canned tuna called Chicken of the Sea. Maybe there still is. I don’t know because I don’t eat tuna any more. But sometimes I miss tuna salad. I always loved it. I don’t really think it was the tuna I loved. I didn’t like it plain. I liked […]