Breakfast | Gluten Free

PUMPKIN PIE OVERNIGHT OATS

Pumpkin pie overnight oats is a perfect for breakfast, a cup of cubed pumpkin contains almost twice the recommended daily intake of vitamin A, which promotes good vision, especially in dim light. Some packets of instant oatmeal, for example, are loaded with sugar — as much as 8 teaspoons per serving — and high in sodium. […]

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Lunch | Soups

BROCCOLI AND POTATO SOUP

Broccoli and potato soup is truly an incredibly healthy food, especially on a cold winter days. Broccoli, the super food, not only gives the dish a beautiful color, it is packed full of Vitamin C, to help fight all of the stinker viruses that are lurking. NOTE!  Cooking methods can impact the nutrient content and health […]

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Vegetarian Lifestyle

Things That Happen When You Go Vegetarian

Don’t expect to lose any weight, is not valid for everyone. 1.YOU WON’T NECESSARILY LOSE WEIGHT Eating processed carbohydrates like white rice and white bread will spike your blood sugar and then it will crash.  Whether you’re vegetarian or not, if you’re eating refined carbs you’re going to suffer. If you really like carbs, choose the […]

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Dessert Recipes

Pumpkin Creme Brulee

One great thing about this pumpkin creme brulee it is that it can be made a day or two in advance. Just before serving time, take the custards out of the refrigerator and melt the sugar. INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 1/2 cup milk (or soy milk) or half-and-half 3 tablespoons light brown sugar, […]

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Dinner

Greek Stuffed Eggplant

If you enjoy Greek food and want to learn how to prepare it, this greek stuffed eggplant will be a treat for you.  If you’re of Greek heritage, see how this recipe compares to the family recipes shared by your relatives. INGREDIENTS: 6 small eggplants (6-7 inches long each) 2 cloves garlic (minced; if garlic […]

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Breakfast

Broccoli and Cauliflower Frittata (vegetarian recipe)

All you need to serve with Broccoli and Cauliflower Frittata is a green salad or a fruit salad. INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons butter or vegan butter 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1-1/2 cups small broccoli florets 1-1/2 cups small cauliflower florets 1 cup leftover cooked spaghetti 13 eggs, beaten 1/2 teaspoon […]

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Breakfast

Caprese with avocado

If you appreciate traditional Italian insalata caprese, try this similar avocado caprese salad with fresh mozzarella cheese, fresh basil and ripe red tomatoes, and the addition of avocados for extra flavor. INGREDIENTS: 2 avocados, sliced 2 ripe tomatoes 1 pound fresh mozzarella cheese 1 1/2 ounce bunch fresh basil leaves 1/4 cup good quality olive oil 1/4 […]

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Dessert Recipes

Cheesecake Whirl Brownies

  Cheesecake Swirled Fudge Brownies For the Brownies: 2 sticks of butter, melted 2 1/4 cups of sugar 4 large eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla 1 1/4 cups of cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups chocolate chips   For the Cheesecake: 8 oz. softened cream cheese […]

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Breakfast

Garlicky Italian Bread

INGREDIENTS: 2 1/2 c. all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1/4 tsp. dried oregano 1 large egg, beaten 1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil 3/4 c. whole milk 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 c. shredded mozzarella 1 c. minced tomatoes 1/4 c. finely chopped basil 2 tbsp. freshly […]

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Dinner

Parmesan Zucchini Fritters

INGREDIENTS: 1 lb. zucchini (about 2 large) 1/2 Onion, finely chopped 3 large eggs, beaten 1/2 tsp. garlic powder kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 c. freshly grated Parmesan 3/4 c. all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 c. marinara one  tbsp. thinly sliced fresh basil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp. […]

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