Coconut Chia Seed Pudding with Crunchy Granola

I’ve tried a few recipes for the trend, chia seed pudding and most call for leaving whole chia seeds mixed into the pudding. Birdseed, may I say? What’s special about this Chia Seed Pudding recipe is that it’s silky smooth and creamy! In this Chia Seed Pudding recipe, I blend coconut milk and unsweetened coconut flakes for a natural burst of coconut flavor. With a generous amount of pure vanilla…
Author:
View Post
Share:

Dark Chocolate Demitasse [Hot Chocolate]

Warm, bittersweet, creamy cup of liquid chocolate, infused with vanilla and a pinch of espresso. Life is now complete. I set out to create a hot chocolate without using the instant mix in the grocery store. Although that stuff reminds me of childhood snow days, it’s really kind of tasteless, am I right? So I decided to grow up and drink the real stuff: a Dark Chocolate “Demitasse” (a small…
Author:
View Post
Share:

3-Ingredient Homemade Ricotta with Thyme and Honey

Homemade Ricotta is made with just 3 ingredients…so why buy it in the store? Ricotta makes the perfect topping for crusty sourdough or multigrain toast, garnished with earthy, citrusy thyme and drizzled with the sweet, floral local honey. Don’t want to serve Ricotta as an app or snack? Make a fresh batch for a salad or pasta topper. Shall I mention a generous spoonful of ricotta makes a tomato-based pasta…
Author:
View Post
Share:

Pan Roasted Broccoli with Slivered Garlic

Broccoli is exciting. Huh? Yes, yes! I mean it. I’m detoxing these next few days between Christmas cookies and New Year’s Eve cocktails with Pan Roasted Broccoli with Slivered Garlic. This recipe is so delicious that it makes me feel like I’m not even detoxing! Paper thin slices of garlic and hot pepper flakes gently perfume extra virgin olive oil. What’s extra awesome about Pan Roasted Broccoli is these bite-sized…
Author:
View Post
Share:

Authentic Tagliatelle alla Bolognese

First: could food get any sexier than this? Second: Bolognese is not what you think! Americans have screwed this one up. The typical Americanized Bolognese is smothered in tomato sauce. This is a big no, no, no in Italy! This dish originated in Bologna as a meat stew mixed throughout a generous helping of pasta. Emphasizing slow-cooked veal, pork, and beef – and intensified by the rich flavors of wine,…
Author:
View Post
Share:

Roasted Garlic White Bean Hummus

Who doesn’t like snacking? No one I know! Ditch the potato chips and bring out something one hundred times more delicious, satisfying, and healthy. Rich, creamy white beans are offset by the brightness of lemon juice and fresh rosemary, and complexity of smoked paprika. Sweet roasted garlic – which is so good it’s like candy – brings all the flavors together in a velvety spread that’s so much more sophisticated…
Author:
View Post
Share:

Moroccan Pan Chicken

Need a one pan dinner for the family that’s fast and delicious? Or are you looking to “meal prep” for the week and need a hearty and healthy recipe to save for the whole week? I have your recipe! My One Pan Moroccan Chicken can be made in a few easy steps, and it’s my go-to when I cook for large groups or when I want leftovers. When life gets…
Author:
View Post
Share:

Mediterranean Cauliflower Salad

A stressful last week yielded a crazy weekend of pizza, pasta, and wine. It was a well-deserved splurge, but now it’s time to reset my body with Mediterranean Cauliflower Salad. One of my favorite parts of this dish is you can easily make a big batch of this fabulous goodness and keep it in Tupperware for the perfect lunches for the week. Mediterranean Cauliflower Salad is loaded with briny Kalamata…
Author:
View Post
Share:

Stuffed Baby Mushrooms with Kalamata Mousse & Parmesan Crisps

Vegetarian, impressive, and the perfect appetizer or hors d’oeuvre for the holidays. Easy to make in advance and serve room temperature when the party’s started, these bite-sized Stuffed Mushrooms are so beautiful and so delicious. Playing with umami, the fifth dimension of taste of “savory” (1. sweet, 2. sour, 3. bitter, 4. salty, and 5. umami), these mushrooms are filled with a silky smooth tapenade mousse, offset by the crispiness…
Author:
View Post
Share:

Roasted Baby Carrots with Tarragon & Sea Salt

This is the carrot recipe that changes the way you view cooked carrots. Tender, sweet, and caramelized with bursts of sea salt and the lively flavors of tarragon, these Roasted Baby Carrots with Tarragon and Sea Salt bring carrots to the next level. Veggie candy? I say yes. Ready in less than thirty minutes, perfectly paired with many homey fall dishes such as roast chicken or pork, delve into a…
Author:
View Post
Share:

Featured On:


Looking for Something?