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)
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”
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
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…… Continue reading Lazy Mama’s Crock-Pot Galumpki with Roasted Red Pepper Cream Sauce
This recipe was thought up on my way to school pick-up. I was craving avocado and I love to stuff them with lots of different things. Egg salad was the perfect stuffing! This is a mayo-free recipe as well as gluten-free. I added a handful of rice cracker on the side for dipping and crunch!…… Continue reading Avocado Egg Salad!
I’ve taken a bit of a blogging hiatus, ya know, being pregnant and having the third kid and all! The thought occurred to me, that I needed to pick it up again, since there must be other chaotic families that want something good to eat but pressed for time. As I was deciding what to…… Continue reading Smokey Sweet Potato Quinoa Patties
A friend of mine inspired me to make these peppers last night, as she asked for recommendations for a quick weeknight meal. Her husband is vegetarian and also doesn’t eat dairy, so she needed suggestions that would fit the bill. These were so delicious and I had so much leftover filling to freeze for an…… Continue reading BBQ Quinoa Stuffed Peppers