healthyitalian

Healthy Italian Options When Dining Out

Was eating healthier one of your New Year’s resolutions once again this year? If so, then consider adding more Italian meals to your diet. It is well known that...

maplesalmon

Maple Glazed Salmon

Our family loves this recipe.   The light coating of maple syrup provides a delicate sweetness against the zip of the ginger and garlic.  It is a great weeknight meal...

Cauli2

Cauliflower Puree

There are very few … well let’s be honest here … there are no vegetable recipes my children actually request at dinnertime. That was until this recipe came along....

sarah4

Key Lime Fruit Dip

Sarah, Christy’s 8 year old daughter, loves to help out in the kitchen so over the holidays we had her pick out an easy recipe to make that everyone...

Caprese-Skewers1

Caprese Skewers With A Twist

These tomato, basil and mozzarella skewers are healthy, easy and do not require cooking. This is a standard menu item when I entertain, as they are always dazzling and...

lentilsalad

Lentil & Roasted Squash Salad

Every year, to celebrate the new year, we follow the Italian tradition of eating lentils for good luck. This year, instead of our usual lentil soup or braised lentils...

macaroons

Cranberry & Pistachio Studded Macaroons

When it comes to holiday baking, I really do not try to bake “low fat” or “low calorie” as I find many of these “healthy” recipes just do not...

fenneldip2

Warm Roasted Fennel & Parmesan Cheese Spread

This is another healthy dip or spread recipe that I decided to try out over the holidays that highlights fennel. I wasn’t really sure how this dip would turn...