Rice with Fresh Herbs and Nuts

I like simple meals. Anything that I can throw together in 15 minutes or less is going to become a staple in my kitchen. As much as I love cooking and trying out new recipes, I’m also a [...]


Simple Cauliflower Soup

I’ve been craving soup lately. Likely it’s this March-like weather we’re having in May, here in the DC area. We’ve had rain nearly every day for the past 3 weeks. [...]


Supermom is a Myth

I am standing in my living room, with my wailing newborn tucked into the crook of one arm and a toothbrush, loaded with toothpaste in my other hand. The toothbrush is not mine. It’s for my 3-year [...]


Raw Energy Balls: My 3 Favorite Recipes!

A long time ago, when I was beginning to do more distance running and was training for longer races, I started buying and consuming energy cubes. If you shop at co-ops or health food stores with [...]


There’s No “Me” in Maternity Leave

The first time I was pregnant, I joked that I wasn’t taking maternity leave when the baby arrived, but instead going on “baby vacation.” I knew that labor and delivery would be no picnic and that [...]


Springtime Tabouli

I love spring. The world is in the process of turning itself inside out. Everything is green and thick and light, all at the same time. Our front lawn is filled with dandelions and other wild [...]


Ditch the “Busy Mom” Syndrome

Picture this scene: A woman with messy hair and no make-up, picking up toys off of the floor. In the next moment, she has one hand on her phone, checking work emails and with her other hand she’s [...]