8 no-cook grocery staples for desperate times

Sometimes busy, stressful weeks just creep up on us. In these times, it’s easy to get desperate and give up on health entirely. You’re tired, you’re hungry, and you don’t have the energy to cook, much less think about eating healthy. All you really want is for a pizza and a bottle of wine to be… Continue reading 8 no-cook grocery staples for desperate times

kale salad with lemon-tahini dressing | shaking things up

It’s probably because the last few weeks have been crazy busy in Majaland, but I’ve turned into a bit of a one-dressing pony lately (that is, assuming that ponies make their own salad dressings). Lemon juice. Olive oil. Salt and pepper. Maybe some shallots or parm if I’m feeling festive. This dressing though. This dressing is… Continue reading kale salad with lemon-tahini dressing | shaking things up

pan-seared salmon with cucumber-yogurt salad (mizeria)

PESCETARIAN | GLUTEN-FREE My hilarious coworker, who we call “Moose”, has a hydroponic herb garden, which seems to always be overflowing with fresh herbs. I’m one of the lucky recipients of the overflow, and I guard my herby gifts with my life. He brings it into the office and places it in a secret hiding place… Continue reading pan-seared salmon with cucumber-yogurt salad (mizeria)

lemony arugula salad, aka how to not eat a whole pizza

VEGETARIAN | GLUTEN-FREE | CAN BE DAIRY-FREE* Time start to finish: 7 minutes Difficulty level: easy peasy This simple lemon vinaigrette has superpowers: It can turn a pizza dinner into a somewhat healthy, fancy schmancy meal. Let me explain. It’s not often that I allow myself to order a pizza – or even buy a frozen one,… Continue reading lemony arugula salad, aka how to not eat a whole pizza