BROCCOLI QUINOA CASSEROLE

I love quinoa. I have been experimenting with it not only for savory dishes like this Broccoli quinoa casserole but for sweet dishes as well. I have a lot of recipes I want to experiment with using quinoa. I love this ingredient and because it is so versatile, healthy and easy to prepare, it has […]

SPINACH AND RICOTTA PUFF

A tasty vegetarian option for your holiday buffet table that even meat-lovers won’t be able to resist. It looks so impressive for very little effort. I like to make this with frozen spinach, mainly because it’s so much cheaper, but it’s also so much easier to wilt down than fresh. If I forget to defrost […]

simple mushroom penne with walnut pesto

Some of you good people who are on this website right now are looking at this picture and just KNOWING. You’re knowing that you and me and those buttery-soaked mushrooms on pasta with a heaping spoonful of flavor-packed earthy-vibed walnut pesto – all of us, we just belong to each other. Kumbaya forever. Some of […]

BAKED PARMESAN CRISPS

Got 10 minutes? Make these gluten-free Baked Parmesan Crisps for an easy appetizer, snack or to top your soup or salad! I flavor mine with garlic powder and paprika, but they’re good plain too! I made snowflakes for Christmas in July! Just kidding. But aren’t these baked Parmesan crisps the cutest things ever? And, do […]

CREAMY LEMON PARMESAN CHICKEN (PICCATA)

The ultimate in gourmet comfort food with a twist. Dredging the chicken in finely grated parmesan cheese and adding parmesan and extra garlic into the creamy lemon sauce for added flavour, this Creamy Lemon Parmesan Chicken Piccata is out of this world. This Easter weekend, we served our creamy chicken over pasta, but a Piccata […]

Healthy Breakfast Egg Muffins

It’s nice to see you, 2017! While last year will be tough to beat, I have a sneaking suspicion that the New Year is going to be quite the flavor-packed extravaganza. We have a whole host of new recipes and guides lined up for your eating and entertaining pleasure. And we’re kicking things off on […]

BAKED PARMESAN ZUCCHINI FRIES

Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries are a tasty, healthier option for fries. And they’re made with less than five ingredients. Gluten Free & Vegetarian. Hey Everyone! Hope your weekend and Holidays have gone well thus far. And you’ve had lots of quality time with the FAM. It’s been a busy weekend but has been nice being […]

Philly Cheese Steak Stromboli

Philly cheese steak wrapped in a flaky crust and bake to perfection! this is the perfect weeknight family dinner. Strombolis are an all time classic comfort food. We usually prefer a strombolis over pizza when we are really hungry and want something that will satisfy the hunger. Strombolis get the job done right! They are […]

Ricotta and Spinach Calzones

A cheesy vegetarian calzone to substitute into your pizza routine! Friday! We made it! I’ve been a total slacker on posting lately – I don’t know what happened, but we all of a sudden got wayyy busier than we’ve been since we moved to Austin. I think it’s good though. We needed a bit of […]

FOCACCIA RECIPE WITH CARAMELIZED ONION, TOMATO & ROSEMARY

This focaccia recipe, topped with caramelized onions and tomatoes, is inspired by a trip to Italy and a meeting with a kind-hearted Italian grandmother. I learned many years ago not to question Italian grandmothers when it comes to matters of the kitchen, particularly when these matters involve a classic focaccia recipe and gnocchi. When I […]