Appetizers · Cheese · Italian · Vegetable · Vegetarian

Grilled Zucchine and Tomato with Mozzarella and Basil

Zucchini and tomatoes are two of my favorite things, and summer time is when they are at their best. This is a light meal that is perfect for a hot summer day. It is healthy, delicious and easy to make. It can be used as a main dish, appetizer or side dish. Ingredients: 2 -…… Continue reading Grilled Zucchine and Tomato with Mozzarella and Basil

salad · Vegetable · Vegetarian · Whole Grains

Quinoa and Baby Kale Salad

It is not always easy to eat healthy, especially with our busy schedules. Luckily for us, there are several ancient grains, including quinoa that have become popular over the last several years that offer us great health benefits. Quinoa is considered a super food because it is packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber, protein, and it…… Continue reading Quinoa and Baby Kale Salad

Appetizers · Eggs · Italian · Vegetable · Vegetarian

Frittata with Bell Peppers and Onion

Frittata is basically an Italian omelette. It can be made on the stove top or in the oven. The frittata makes a great main dish or can also be used as an appetizer. There are countless combinations of vegetables, meats, and cheeses that can be used to make the frittata flavorful, such as asparagus, spinach,…… Continue reading Frittata with Bell Peppers and Onion

Cheese · Italian · pasta · Vegetarian

Fettucine with Egg, Garlic and Olive Oil

Fettuccine all’uovo, aglio e olio di oliva This dish is simply delicious. The closest dish to which I can compare it is Spaghetti alla Carbonara without the guanciale (bacon).  Growing up we called it “white pasta”. No one could make this dish like my mother. Although the ingredients are very basic, they pack a lot…… Continue reading Fettucine with Egg, Garlic and Olive Oil

American · Potatoes · Vegetarian

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes go great with many dishes. The creamy, buttery texture of the potatoes is the perfect comfort food. The little extra effort you need to make homemade mashed potatoes is well worth it. This recipe adds flavorful garlic and olive oil to make the potatoes extra special. Ingredients: 4 – large Idaho potatoes 8…… Continue reading Garlic Mashed Potatoes