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Chestnut and Maple Walnut Basil “Cream”-Filled Raviolis (GF/ Vegan options)

  Making homemade pasta such as ravioli, gnocchi, and fettuccine is a regular occurrence in our Italian family, but with an extra package of wonton on hand, it made perfect sense to create quick ravioli! This is the perfect option for those that don't have the time or desire to prepare their own dough! The… Continue reading Chestnut and Maple Walnut Basil “Cream”-Filled Raviolis (GF/ Vegan options)

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Veggie Art

  Beautiful art can be created in many ways!  In our home we use multiple tools for inspiration to achieve different gorgeous results! This morning's art came from saved celery heart ends from the kids' snack this week. Just press into paint, and voile, you have a flower shaped paint stamp!  These would be perfect… Continue reading Veggie Art

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Roasted Cod and Blistered Tomatoes with Italian Salsa Verde

If you're looking for something  quick, healthy and different for your weeknight meal rotation, this dish fits the bill! But make note, it can be an elegant main dish for a dinner party and it's a snap to put together. Who doesn't love that?! The Salsa Verde will change your world, like seriously, it's the… Continue reading Roasted Cod and Blistered Tomatoes with Italian Salsa Verde

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Grass-Fed Chorizo Bites over Grigliata-Seasoned Veggies and Roasted Red Pepper Cashew “Cream”

Grigliata is my new culinary obsession! I was given  some as a Christmas gift in a beautiful grinder, from my lovely Aunt Maryteresa. It is an Italian grill seasoning blend which includes, sea salt, pink peppercorn, juniper, rosemary and cinnamon. What a burst of flavor this mix lends to what you're cooking! The Juniper combines… Continue reading Grass-Fed Chorizo Bites over Grigliata-Seasoned Veggies and Roasted Red Pepper Cashew “Cream”

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11 Foodie Gifts for ALL Budgets!

This gift guide will keep the Foodies on your list HAPPY and HUNGRY! There are gifts for any budget, and the list includes 2 homemade and 2 under $20! Tower Garden: The ultimate foodie gift is the Tower Garden. This allows year-round food growing in any climate! Based on a recent study done by ATL… Continue reading 11 Foodie Gifts for ALL Budgets!

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Honey-Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta, Feta and Cranberries

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed, halved 1/4 teaspoon coarse sea salt Pinch freshly ground pepper 4 oz pancetta, diced 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1/4 cup raw honey 1/2 cup  bone broth or stock 1/4 cup feta cheese crumbled 1/4 cup fresh cranberries 1/4 cup  fresh herbs… Continue reading Honey-Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta, Feta and Cranberries