Creamy Lemon Pasta (Pasta al Limone)

Classic lemon pasta (otherwise known as “pasta al limone” in Italian) is one of my favorite dishes of Southern Italy. Lemon-scented cream sauce – that’s silky, peppery, and bursting with cheesy parmigiano goodness – coats each piece of pasta. It’s a true Italian masterpiece and an ode to my trip to the Amalfi Coast! Not to mention it’s such an easy dinner! I so fondly remember sitting at a trattoria…
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Our Honeymoon Recap! The Best U.S. Honeymoon Destination Is…

You don’t need to travel to a different country for an amazing honeymoon! Our U.S. based honeymoon in San Diego, California was everything we could’ve dreamed of. The best part? It’s a food paradise! San Diego, California: Why It’s the Best Place to Honeymoon! The hubby and I wanted to stay in the U.S. just in case COVID-19 cases exploded again and to save some money! So we decided to…
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Healthy, Fresh Salmon Burgers (With Sauce & Toppings!)

The healthiest way to make fresh salmon burgers is without breadcrumb fillers! These simply-salmon burgers with a homemade Greek tzatziki sauce and endless topping ideas are great for any occasion and can even be made ahead! The Secret to Healthy, Fresh Salmon Burgers No Fillers, No Breadcrumbs Chances are, if you’ve bought salmon burgers at the grocery store, they’re loaded with breadcrumbs, not salmon! These fresh salmon burgers are simply…
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Healthy Strawberry Banana Smoothie (Secret Ingredient!)

This strawberry banana smoothie is made with only 4 ingredients, including a secret ingredient that will change your smoothie game! It’s a healthy breakfast or snack ready in minutes! Smoothies are like Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup…they are fuel for the soul! My favorite smoothies are this classic Secret-Ingredient Strawberry Banana Smoothie and my ultra-summery Watermelon Peach Smoothie that’s just as healthy and easy! Healthy, Secret Ingredient Strawberry Banana Smoothie A…
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Citrus Marinated Olives

There’s no better way to dress up olives than to infuse them with a simple homemade citrus marinade. Whether you’re looking for an easy appetizer or hors d’oeuvre for entertaining or a fun snack, these warm marinated olives at home are showstoppers for any occasion! Dad showed me how to make his signature marinated olives recipe…and it’s perfect! Watch us make these olives together in the video below! Serve Citrus…
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How to Make Mom’s Homemade Strawberry Preserves

My mom showed me how to make her famous homemade strawberry preserves! The recipe is old-fashioned with an intense fresh strawberry flavor made from only a few ingredients. Made in a small batch without pectin, these preserves are SO much better than store-bought! Why We Love Homemade Strawberry Preserves I grew up eating my mom’s strawberry preserves, made from fresh local strawberries that were cooked down to intensify their flavor…
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BEST Easy Shrimp Tempura Roll

Making shrimp tempura rolls at home is way easier than you’d think! Crispy shrimp tempura, cucumber and avocado wrapped in seasoned sushi rice and nori is a delicious cooked sushi recipe that tastes just like the kind you get at a sushi restaurant! No bamboo mat needed. Making shrimp tempura sushi rolls at home is easy and fun to do with the kids, with friends or for a date night!…
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Creamy Homemade Lemon Ice Cream (No-Churn!)

Creamy, refreshing homemade lemon ice cream is so easy…you don’t even need an ice cream maker! My favorite way to enjoy this lemon ice cream is alone! Give me a spoon and an extra big bowl and I’m a happy lady! But sometimes I’ll add mix-ins or toppings to my ice cream like nuts, coconut, berries or crushed lemon cookies. It’s impossible to go wrong! Make a lemon ice cream…
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Crispy Pork Milanese With Warm Arugula Salad

Crispy restaurant-style Pork Milanese is easy to make at home! Served with a warm arugula salad that’s just as delicious as the pork, this classic Italian dish is a great for both a weeknight and weekend dinner! Like Chicken Parmigiana, Pork Milanese is a traditional Italian dish that’s easy and crowd-pleasing (for adults and kids alike!). What Is Pork Milanese? Pork Milanese is a classic Italian dish made from dredging…
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Creamy Italian Tonnato Sauce

Tonnato is an easy, creamy tuna-based sauce from Italy. Although it sounds weird, it’s heavenly and so versatile! Spoon generously over meat, or use as a dipping sauce with vegetables or bread. This sauce might sound nuts, even for tuna lovers! But give tonnato a chance! This Italian tuna sauce is DIVINE on just about everything – from traditional Vitello Tonnato (cold, sliced veal), juicy chicken, dipped vegetables, or crusty…
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