Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Mangiamo’


True Food Kitchen’s Spaghetti Squash Casserole

True Food Kitchen’s Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Our gratitude to True Food Kitchen for contributing this week’s “Mangiamo” recipe of the week. One of TFK’s signature dishes…   Spaghetti Squash Casserole Makes 4 to 6 servings 1 large spaghetti squash (2 to 3 pounds) 2 teaspoons Grapeseed Oil 1 large zucchini, grated 1/2 cup carmelized onions (recipe follows) 1 cup tomato sauce (recipe follows) Salt […]

Artichokes + Fresh Peas with Mint and Sage

Artichokes + Fresh Peas with Mint and Sage

This is a dish I savor while in Sicily. Within days of my arrival, I can always be found sitting jet-lagged at the dining room table throwing back a bowl of this regional, homegrown dish. It is at that moment, that I know I have finally arrived in my beloved Sicily. My mother-in-law is a […]

Coconut Cake!

Coconut Cake!

I just finished this book called The Coincidence Of Coconut Cake about a chef and her romance/restaurant dramas. All I could think about while reading it is that I’d love to master a really kick ass coconut cake like she does in the novel. So this started the wheels rolling and I created what I’d […]

Collagen-Boosting Strawberry-Melon Refresh

Collagen-Boosting Strawberry-Melon Refresh

Beautiful skin has never been tastier with this Collagen-Boosting Strawberry-Melon Refresh! Strawberries and watermelon combat collagen degradation and keep skin moisturized while fresh-squeezed lime juice and lime peel work synergistically to provide a punch of flavor and free radical scavenging antioxidants. Enjoy this easy-to-make, easy-to-drink blend on hot summer days… the delicious, healthy way to […]

Omega-3 Garlic Barramundi with Mushrooms & Wild Rice

Omega-3 Garlic Barramundi with Mushrooms & Wild Rice

Traditional Western cooking techniques like grilling and roasting set off a chemical reaction in food that releases advanced glycation end products or AGEs. When ingested, AGEs damage collagen. They literally age our skin! The good news is there are simple tricks that can be used to reduce AGE formation, and they’re found in my Omega-3 […]

Earl Grey Sugar Cookies

Earl Grey Sugar Cookies

My boyfriend is a huge fan of earl grey cookies and sadly our local coffee shop stopped making them (apparently he was the only one buying them). So I have made it my mission to attempt to recreate his fave Saturday morning treat. And according to him, I succeeded. Yay! Although I must say I never […]

Chocolate Mint Truffles

Chocolate Mint Truffles

Chocolate Mint Truffles From the Living Luxe Gluten Free cookbook Gluten-Free, Vegetarian, Low Sodium   I used to count the days until Girl Scout Cookies were in season. Then, once my household switched to a gluten-free and lactose-free diet, I mourned the loss of Thin Mint cookies. Well, the mourning has officially ended—Thin Mint flavor […]

Blackberry Mint Mojitos

Blackberry Mint Mojitos

TGIF people, T.G.I.F. Working on my own start-up business has made me very appreciative of Friday afternoons. As a chef, I’ve never been very good at the business/office end of things—talking on the phone, meetings, email, blah blah. Even with my own restaurant I tended to avoid that whole office side of it (thank the […]

Spiced Salmon with Curry Dip

Spiced Salmon with Curry Dip

Spiced Salmon with Curry Dip From the Living Luxe Gluten Free cookbook Gluten-free, Dairy-Free, Omit curry dip for Paleo-friendly prep   My father-in-law worked in hospitality. Perhaps because of that experience, or maybe because he was born with it, he had a gift for entertaining and hosted fantastic dinner parties. He made it look effortless. […]

Rejuvenating Mykonos Mediterranean Salad

Rejuvenating Mykonos Mediterranean Salad

Rejuvenating Mykonos Mediterranean Salad Paleo Compliant; Free of Gluten, Dairy, Soy, Nuts, Corn From The Young Skin Diet by Michelle Lee   This tasty salad is a great way to incorporate anchovies, one of the best sources of omega-3 fatty acids, into your diet. Choose anchovies stored in extra virgin olive oil to ensure the highest […]

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