In Defense of Breakfast

By Emily

First thing in the morning, it’s all I can do to stumble to the coffee maker and press “brew.” Being someone who doesn’t cook much, making a hot breakfast, especially when I feel like a neanderthal, is a tall order. That’s why I’m a huge fan of instant oatmeal with chopped nuts and a few drops of maple syrup in […] Read more »


Healthy Recipe For the Season: Asparagus Frittata

By Emily

Writer Barbara Kingsolver loves asparagus. She’s planted it in rental homes, waited for it all year and describes it as what makes a place feel like home. It’s the first crop of the season. Fresh asparagus tastes like spring. “In the Netherlands, the first asparagus harvesting coincides with Father’s Day, when some restaurants offer all-asparagus menus and hand out asparagus-themed […] Read more »


A Healthy Recipe for Gluten-Free Scones

By Emily

Scones are a great breakfast nosh or the perfect afternoon snack–with a cup of tea, of course. You can also enjoy them without gluten. Today’s recipe comes courtesy of the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness. Learn more about celiac disease. Makes 6-8 scones Ingredients: 1 cup of rice flour (brown or white) 1/2 cup of potato starch 1/2 cup of […] Read more »

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