Noodle Casserole

This comforting oven-baked meal is the perfect dish to bring to food-centric celebrations like Thanksgiving or simply to enjoy at home with the family. Our basic recipe can be adapted and augmented with the addition of protein, vegetables, and cheese.

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Refeeding My Anorexic Child

Helping a loved one get well when they’re ill usually involves doing what you can to help them relieve their discomfort and fight to overcome their illness. You’re working together. This isn’t the case with mental illness. For a teenager with an eating disorder like Julia, wellness and relief from pain were not her endgame when she was in crisis, nor we were in it together. It was so complicated and counterintuitive as a parent and caregiver. I couldn’t understand why anyone would feel compelled to harm themselves. But mental illness sends a different message to the afflicted. It makes everyday living full of conflict. Anorexia, experts say, is the worst of all of them with its high mortality rate and long-term physical damage.

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

Autumn truly brings out our love of pumpkin spice and what better way to celebrate that than with our delicious pumpkin chocolate chip bread? We enjoy this recipe so much that we tend to make it all year round.

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Pasta Salad

This quick and easy salad is the perfect dish for lunch, dinner, a picnic, or a road trip. While it’s the best in the summer when garden-fresh vegetables and herbs are readily available, we enjoy it in colder weather too.

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