borscht // themuffinmyth.com

borscht

One of the things I think I love the most about the holiday season is how steeped it is in tradition. I’m fascinated by how other cultures celebrate during the holiday season, and it’s been fun embracing Swedish traditions. My parents are here for a short but sweet visit this week, and I’m taking them… 

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what's good around the web + weekly meal plan // the muffin myth

what’s good around the web + weekly meal plan

This is my last meal plan of 2014! Hard to believe time has flown by and next week is my last work week of the year. My parents are going to be in Stockholm for a couple of days early in the week and so we’re going to a traditional Swedish Christmas buffet (Julbord) on… 

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eat, drink, be merry - some thoughts on holiday eating // themuffinmyth.com

eat, drink, be merry – some thoughts on holiday eating

The holiday season is well and truly upon us now, and if your schedule is anything like mine you’ve been hitting the holiday party circuit big time with no signs of it letting up. I’ve been getting a lot of questions about how to manage the holiday season from a nutrition perspective, so today I… 

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roasted cauliflower and white bean salad with lemony tahini sauce, capers, and toasted pine nuts // themuffinmyth.com

roasted cauliflower and white bean salad

This hearty vegan roasted cauliflower salad with cannellini beans, chewy kamut, and toasted pine nuts is great warm or cold. I bought a Christmas tree on the weekend. A tiny, squat, and somewhat ridiculous looking tree. I personally would have gone for something tall and lush, even though we’re going away in just 10 days,… 

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what's good around the web + weekly meal plan // the muffin myth

what’s good around the web + weekly meal plan

It’s that time of year. Lunches out, which mean not only a richer lunch than I’d ordinarily have, but also that I miss my lunch hour swim. I’m trying to stay balanced by keeping other meals on the light side, and I’ve gone super green with my morning smoothies. It occurred to me this morning… 

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