Sofia's Summer Salsa

Sofia’s Summer Salsa

A dear friend of mine makes this fabulous salsa. I am not sure if it is the incredibly delicious fresh taste of the salsa, the fact that it screams...

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Creamed Spinach Soup

I was gifted a huge tub full of fresh spinach last week from an Italian friend who has an organic garden locally, and after cooking it all up, I...

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Sicilian Style Swordfish

As summer approaches, many of us prefer to dine outdoors and start heating up our grills to prepare the evening meal. Grilling is often a very healthy and quick...

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Orzo Salad With Arugula, Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Artichokes

This easy summer salad can be put together quickly and is a great option for summer pot-luck dinners, or to pack to take to a picnic on the beach....

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Rebuilt Cherry Tomato & Buttermilk Basil Salad

I was flipping through the Food Network Magazine the other day and stumbled upon The Neelys’ Cherry Tomato Salad with Buttermilk-Basil Dressing. It looked like a picture-perfect summer salad...

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Greek Salad

This is a salad I make often throughout the year for lunch, but I do make it much more frequently during the summer when I can pick sun ripened...

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Roasted Red Pepper & Chickpea Soup

Every week I am always making some type of healthy, vegetable based soup that we can enjoy for lunch for a few days. My requirements are that the soup...

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Farrotto Primavera

Farrotto is simply a dish that uses farro in place of rice and cooks it in the same fashion as you would to make a traditional risotto dish. Farro...