Category Archives: food

food

The Perfect Breakfast

I go through periods where I eat the same damn thing for breakfast/lunch everyday for two weeks straight. When that recipe is healthy, easy to make AND beautiful, I know it has to be shared! Ingredients: 1 acorn squash Organic … Continue reading

Posted in food, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Escarole and Bean Soup to Warm the Soul

Escarole and beans. It’s the dish my mom always made me when I was sick. Best eaten with a big piece of crusty bread on a cold day! Sometimes the leafy greens are a bit intimidating for kids so I … Continue reading

Posted in food, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Beef Carpaccio

I recently hosted a 12 person sit down Italian dinner at my house. Menu planning involved me pulling from my childhood memories and my travels to the country that has my heart. When I was 20 I was lucky enough … Continue reading

Posted in food, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What’s Up Doc? Honey Orange Roasted Carrots

Ingredients: 1 bundle of organic orange carrots, stems removed (thin carrots work best) 1 bundle of organic purple carrots, stems removed (thin carrots work best) 3 tbs spoons of local honey Juice from 1 large orange 1/4 cup of olive … Continue reading

Posted in family, food, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Indian Summer Pasta. Feels Like Summer, Tastes Like Fall

  INGREDIENTS: 2 tbs butter 1 tbs olive oil 3/4 lb of your favorite pasta. I used “I Sedanini”, but ziti, farfalle, orchiette all work! 3  cups of butternut squash, peeled and cubed. 3 links of sweet Italian sausage. Remove … Continue reading

Posted in family, food, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Mezcal Tinto

I’ve never really been in LOVE with mezcal. Tequila yes. Mezcal not convinced. Then during one of our most recent “moms night out” I was served the most delicious, well balance mezcal drink.  I immediately asked the bartender for his … Continue reading

Posted in food, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Ultimate Fall Frittata

There is nothing more satisfying than a frittata filled to the brim with all of your favorite things! This hearty frittata has sweet Italian sausage, butternut squash, sweet potatoes,  asparagus and goat cheese. It’s a perfect fall meal that you can … Continue reading

Posted in food, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Cauliflower Romesco! Presto!

Romesco sauce is a nut and red pepper-based sauce that originated from Northeastern Spain. The fishermen in this area made this sauce to be eaten with fish. I make jars of it and use it on everything from fish, to chicken to roasted … Continue reading

Posted in food, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Ribollita- Italian Veggie and Bread Soup

Ribollita (click on link for video) is historically a Tuscan peasant dish. It was originally made by reheating (Ribollita literally means Reboiling) the leftover minestrone or vegetable soup and adding to it some day old bread. I first tasted Ribollita almost 20 years … Continue reading

Posted in family, food, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Veggies Your Kids Will Eat: Baby Elotes aka Mexican Corn

If  you desperately trying to get your kids to EAT THEIR VEGGIES, I’m very confident that this recipes will win your little ones over! My son won’t eat regular corn, but he devours these baby elotes! BABY ELOTES-MEXICAN CORN: INGEDIENTS: … Continue reading

Posted in family, food, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment