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Pizzagaina–Italian Easter Pie

  This delicious ricotta cheese pie holds a special place in my heart! My Grandmother has made Palm Sunday brunch for as long as I can remember, and is going strong at 86! She always made Pizzagaina and Ricotta Pie for this brunch and they were my favorite part! Pizzagaina is also a ricotta pie… Continue reading Pizzagaina–Italian Easter Pie

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Creamy and Cruciferous Tuna Panzanella

Tonight's dinner was an absolute winner! After coming off of a weekend filled with a viral invasion of our home, it had to be tasty and give us strength! This Panzanella Salad's base is a mixture of broccoli and cauliflower, which in addition to the many naturally occurring vitamins and minerals, contain glucosinolates, which help… Continue reading Creamy and Cruciferous Tuna Panzanella

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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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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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Sunday Soup Inspiration: Coconut Ginger Sweet Potato, Carrot and Corn Bisque

The fall weather has officially arrived here in Massachusetts, and nothing is better than a steaming bowl of soup. This yummy soup has vegan, local and organic ingredients that will satisfy your soup craving! I have a son that doesn't love coconut, so I took some out of the pot before adding the coconut milk… Continue reading Sunday Soup Inspiration: Coconut Ginger Sweet Potato, Carrot and Corn Bisque

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Abruzzi Soup

    This soup reminds me so much of my childhood! It is my absolute favorite! ¬†Five minutes after starting the stock, the intense aroma from the prosciutto permeates the air, and immediately I'm six years-old sitting at my Grandparent's kitchen table again! My Grandma Emma prepared this soup often and always called it "Minestrone",… Continue reading Abruzzi Soup

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Lazy Mama’s Crock-Pot Galumpki with Roasted Red Pepper Cream Sauce

This Roasted Red Pepper Cream Sauce is so versatile, it could be used over pasta, veggies, rice, meat, seafood,  or even as a dip or soup! I didn't add all of it to the Crock-Pot, as it was enough sauce for the dish and I saved some for other uses. You could use it all and… Continue reading Lazy Mama’s Crock-Pot Galumpki with Roasted Red Pepper Cream Sauce

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Fire Roasted Tomato & Pumpkin Bisque

Ok, so Fire Roasted tomatoes are just so wonderful! They have a sweet, smokey flavor that brings out all that tomatoey goodness! I'm so excited that I can find them in BPA-free cans as well....score! So this recipe was inspired by our trip to the Lenox Apple Squeeze. Both of my sons were loving the… Continue reading Fire Roasted Tomato & Pumpkin Bisque

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Crockpot Hawaiian Chicken Tacos and Pineapple Avocado Salsa

  This is such a simple meal that you don't have to put much time into! I love that kind of meal! My kids really enjoy helping dump things into the Crockpot, so we practice measuring while we're at it. I love having them help in the kitchen, as they learn so much! 3 lbs… Continue reading Crockpot Hawaiian Chicken Tacos and Pineapple Avocado Salsa