My grandparents (Regina) were from a very poor region of Southern Italy so their whole diet was based on inexpensive leafy greens and protein in the form of beans, lentils and eggs. I grew up eating delicious dishes like Pasta e Fagioli (Pasta and Beans), Chickpea Soup and Escarole and Beans not because they were […]
Among our recipes you’ll find ones that we create and share in our blog posts as well as recipes we love from Pinterest or others that we’ll link to in our various blogs as well. Enjoy!
Did you know that when mixed with liquid, chia forms into a gel making it an excellent thickener for soups and as an egg substitute in vegan recipes? One of the most popular ways to ease into using chia is this delicious breakfast Maple-Infused Chia Pudding. If you’ve noticed tiny black seeds turning up in […]
For some of us, artichokes—those big green gnarly hand grenades of the vegetable world used in these Tuscan Stuffed Artichokes—bring back memories of the springtime holidays of our childhood. Stuffed with tasty breadcrumbs, drizzled with olive oil, and served on decorative platters, it was like trying to eat lobster–how would one get all of that […]
As a kid I (Regina) remember eating fish mainly during Lent, usually in the form of fish sticks, fish cakes such these Mediterranean salmon cakes, fried shrimp or fillet of sole. Do you? I always looked forward to it but it wasn’t a regular part of our family’s meal repertoire. Fast-forward many years and, even […]