All posts tagged: arugula

secret restaurant BRUNCH!

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news / secret brunch/dinner

(taken by jess) this week i’ve been planning and getting ready for my first try at a secret restaurant style brunch at my house. somehow it ended up being 17 people and somehow it wasn’t a disaster. I had to borrow several chairs and several forks from several people but it turned out. i’m planning on doing these weekly or bi-weekly and alternating brunch and dinner  (if there’s enough of a turn out). THE MENU […]

orzo salad with butternut squash, almond, arugula, cherry tomato and basil

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greens / meals / noodles + pasta / nuts / salad / salads / squash / tomato

SALAD a small bag of orzo a butternut squash, peeled, seeds scooped out and diced small two handfuls of cherry tomatoes, cut in half 2 big packed cups of arugula, chopped up 10 big basil leaves, chopped up 2 scallions, sliced thin 1/2 a zucchini, quartered and sliced thin 2/3 cup almonds, chopped and toasted DRESSING 3 cloves garlic, grated 1 lemon, zested and juiced 1/2 c. olive oil lots and lots of black pepper […]

roasted eggplant, mushroom, olive, garlic, okra and arugula pizza

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eggplant / meals / mushrooms / okra

so first of all: OKRA. oh man it is the best. because i love it so much i put it on everything and it surprisingly works kind of all the time. okra pizza sounds weird but try it, because you’ll probably like it. this is a good low-effort pizza. it takes a while because of the roasting, but it’s not active cooking time, it’s lazy time. i used this roasting time to have a chocolate raspberry smoothie […]