Breakfast Pizza: Greens Eggs & Ham-Paleo & Traditional Recipes

  Paleo is the ultimate “go to” way of eating these days. So, I’ve decided to convert as many of my recipes into Paleo versions as possible. However, I will also add the traditional recipes as well for the “non-Paleo crowd. 2 in 1! My promise to you: These Paleo recipes will not be slight…

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Cottage Style Hash Browns

Cottage Style Hash Browns, Eggs Over Easy, Turkey Sausage & Pan di Mie with Fresh Organic Kerrygold Butter…Mmmm It’s Breakfast Week! Does your busy schedule keep you from making hearty breakfasts? This scrumptious four-part feast will fit its way into your evening repertoire in a flash! Today’s recipe is for “Cottage Style Hash Browns” and…

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Tuscana Quattro Formaggi Red Pepper & Olive Pasta with Basil Cream One Pot!

Tuscan food, by tradition, is light, appetizing and extremely colorful. Feel free to experiment with any foods that fit into the latter category. Not a fan of olives? Use roasted eggplant! Want more veggies? Add roasted asparagus, chopped cherry tomatoes, zucchini–the list is endless! Create, Create! Here’s my version of a lighter, but very satisfying…

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Replace Bottled Sauce with 20 Minute Magnificent Marinara

  While there are hundreds of amazing brands of pasta sauces on the market, I don’t buy bottled sauce anymore…period. Here’s why. This rich, thick, bubbly brew costs about $3.50-$4 a batch, possesses all of the freshness under the Tuscan sun and puts a smile on the face of everyone who consumes it. The Mmmms are infinite! Reasons…

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Grilled Chicken Berry Salad with Glazed Pecans

I’ve been making these salads for years and have tried many variations. Yet, to me, this is the ultimate combination of sweet and savory with just a kiss of salty notes. This is a superb, summertime fruit salad which satisfies all of your cravings. I use berries, predominantly, but the list of fruits are endless…

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Salade Nicoise

  Nicoise Salad, or Salade Nicoise is a delectable, customary, bright, summer salad originating from Nice in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in France. Typically, utilizing produce from the open markets and balanced with distinctive Provencal seasonings. Commonly known as Salade Nicoise, this classic salad is in harmony with the cooking style of the invigorating, sunny…

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Golden Lemon Scented Potato Salad Featuring Dijon & Dill

This creamy slightly piquant salad is paired with the rich, sweet, soft texture and pleasant aroma of dill and spicy Dijon; kissed with white wine and seasonings. It makes the perfect traveling or stay at home picnic fare. Alongside fried or barbecued chicken, or anything grilled, you have a complete culinary celebration. Delectable! PS…I accidentally…

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Tortelloni Italia Italian Pasta Salad

  Today, during pasta week, we continue in the theme of Italia. This time using delectable aged cheese filled puffs of pasta. Mmm! For those not aware, Tortelloni are stuffed pasta, the same shape as tortellini, but a bit larger. They are usually stuffed with various types of aged cheeses and or ricotta and leafy…

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Tuscan Panzanella-Italian Bread Salad

This week we will be exploring the wonders of salad–standalone, sandwich fillers, ethnic-based, potato packed and even an unusual, colorful veggie cornucopia! Today, I’m starting out with an old world,  Italian, family favorite-Panzanella. This fresh, colorful spring and summertime salad offers an incredible and flavorful marriage of tastes–savory, salty, tangy, pungent and sweet. You may…

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7 Lucky Foods For Friday the 13th: Combat the Bad & Make It Good!

Superstitions abound on this day; the dreaded Friday the 13th. Visions of black cats crossing your path, walking under open ladders, seeing the triple digits 666; all seemingly never good to encounter. Some people live in fear of Friday the 13th. They’ll have to get through May 13 the best they can this year, but…

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