Month: November 2014


I’m working on a piece about distractions after nearly being hit by a guy in a car on a cellphone earlier this week. As an introduction of sorts, I’ve been taking advantage of some nice Ohio November weather to take

Breakfast (creamy mustard kale)

The creamy mustard kale was pretty fantastic with toasted rye and poached eggs. One step closer to making my peace with kale.

Creamy Mustard Kale

Breakfasts have been getting better since my McDonalds low earlier this year. Moving from bagels & nova to rye toast & poached eggs all the way over to an occasional bowl of oatmeal. Having made a bunch of green smoothies

Baked Eggs with Spinach

Sunday breakfast without pancakes. It’s a good way to blow through a ton of spinach and still feel like you’ve enjoyed the experience. Original recipe adjusted slightly. Ingredients 1 medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup) 4 slices prosciutto cut into


Sitting behind a desk and writing code is a very fun business. Until of course you find that your midsection growing in a negative correlation to your endurance. Add the better part of a foodie decade in a City like

Spicy Bleu Spaghetti Squash with Mushrooms

The basic idea here is a little less of the bad stuff thanks to the oddly textured and very mild flavored squash. To cook the squash you crack it in half, scoop out the seeds and throw it in the

Coconut Curry Ginger Pumpkin Soup

I have a coworker named Kelly who inspired this one. She was talking about her Vitamix and how she makes soups with it. Which made me think of something different to do with all the pumpkin puree I’d been freezing.

Red, Yellow, Green & Blue Smoothie

This was a fantastic blended green drink. Ingredients 2 beets, 5 big kale leaves 1/2 lbs. of baby spinach 1 cup blueberries 1/2 cup mango 1 pear 1/4 cup cacao nibs Unsweetened almond milk Process Run it all through a

Kale, Chickpea and Carrot Stew

Talking with a couple vegetarians at the office started this whole track earlier this fall. I made this dish, again with things I had on hand and very little energy to execute but enough desire to see it through one

Pumpkin Protein Bars

So I bought a copy of “Eat Green Get Lean” by Michael Matthews in my continuing attempt to add more vegetarian fare into the rotation while trying to lose 15 pounds. His Pumpkin Protein Bar recipe fit the need. I