In lieu of a real post today, I thought I’d share (read: brag about) two of my favorite healthy sandwiches I’ve been making lately. As I’m back in school and on a tight budget, I really rely on bringing lunch to … Continue reading
If there is one word that is rarely associated with the food I cook it would be vegan. As a lover of all things meat, cheese, and dairy, I struggle not to use butter in everything. That said, I’m trying … Continue reading
As an avid carnivore, I make a concerted effort to not only eat meat every day. This recipe, modified from Bon Appétit, is a fantastic vegetable-focused dish that I use as a main or as a side with left over chicken, … Continue reading
Sometimes during the summer, all I want to eat is vegetables. Red peppers, tomatoes, onions, carrots, cucumbers…. Sometimes I juice them and drink them all day long, and other times I make a big salad. This salad was pictured … Continue reading
I made this eggplant dip for my birthday dinner last night and it was a perfect addition to a greek themed meal. The dip is healthy, and a great option for people who have allergies or are vegan as it … Continue reading
With the cold weather dragging on and on I’ve burnt out on heavy winter food. This mushroom dish, inspired by one of Nigella Lawson’s recipes, is the perfect quick fix. It’s hearty enough to serve as a main dish but light enough, with a strong lemon finish, to remind you that warm weather is on the way!
Marinated Mushroom Pasta (Serves 5)
1 package Linguine
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 large clove garlic, minced
1 tsp fresh oregano
1 tsp fresh rosemary, chopped
1 tsp fresh thyme
1 lemon, juiced and zested
2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Pepper
10-12oz baby bella mushrooms, sliced very thinly
1. Toss all ingredients except linguine in a large bowl. Cover and let sit for at least 1 hour.
2. Cook pasta till al dente. Drain loosely, reserving about 1/2 cup of pasta water.
3. Add pasta and reserved pasta water to the bowl of mushrooms.
4. Toss and serve immediately. Garnish with shaved Parmesan and parsley if desired.