Whole wheat spaghetti and veggie balls. Is there anything less appealing-sounding than “veggie balls?” These  were made using a recipe from the Meatball Shop, and they’re awesome. Full of lentils, mushrooms, walnuts, and Parmesan, baked until crispy on the outside and moist inside. Moist veggie balls. You’re welcome.

Whole wheat spaghetti and veggie balls. Is there anything less appealing-sounding than “veggie balls?” These were made using a recipe from the Meatball Shop, and they’re awesome. Full of lentils, mushrooms, walnuts, and Parmesan, baked until crispy on the outside and moist inside. Moist veggie balls. You’re welcome.

His and hers Sunday dinner (this is how we roll for one pregnant vegetarian and one all-American carnivore)

Hers: Farro bowl with garlicky green beans, chickpeas, roasted Brussel sprouts, caramelized onions, and maple-roasted Kabocha squash

His: BBQ ribs and chicken with buttered farro and all the same vegetables (with less plate real estate!)

His and hers Sunday dinner (this is how we roll for one pregnant vegetarian and one all-American carnivore)

Hers: Farro bowl with garlicky green beans, chickpeas, roasted Brussel sprouts, caramelized onions, and maple-roasted Kabocha squash

His: BBQ ribs and chicken with buttered farro and all the same vegetables (with less plate real estate!)

English cheddar and cauliflower soup, garnished with fried bread, bacon, and grated nutmeg.

English cheddar and cauliflower soup, garnished with fried bread, bacon, and grated nutmeg.

This is what Sundays are for.

This is what Sundays are for.

Raw summer tomato sauce with grated fresh mozzarella and basil

Raw summer tomato sauce with grated fresh mozzarella and basil

Roasted Brussel sprouts with Parmesan and onion jam

Roasted Brussel sprouts with Parmesan and onion jam

New potatoes, green beans, grilled halloumi, radishes, turnips, black olives, garlic, olive oil, and tons of torn basil. Served warm with grilled focaccia and rib eye (for kyle).

New potatoes, green beans, grilled halloumi, radishes, turnips, black olives, garlic, olive oil, and tons of torn basil. Served warm with grilled focaccia and rib eye (for kyle).

Greek panzanella salad

Greek panzanella salad

Fresh pea soup with mint, Parmesan, and a drizzle of olive oil.

Fresh pea soup with mint, Parmesan, and a drizzle of olive oil.