If you're of Sicilian descent, as we are, you never, EVER get sick of pasta and red sauce, in all of its many incarnations.Since M. loves lasagne, we decided to celebrate our anniversary this month by cooking together. He's a fantastic sous chef and cleaner-upper, so it's a great partnership. Plus . . .
Just do it in a sneaky way:1. STEP UP. Take the stairs.2. STEP OUT. Park at the end of the lot. SPIN IT UP. Make a smoothie and add a spoonful of almond butter and spinach to it. Spinach has no taste at all in a smoothie, trust me.4. STEP BY STEP. Make a standing date to walk and talk with . . .
We've been trying to eat more healthfully these days, and breakfast smoothies are a filling, delicious way to get some good nutrition.Here's today's breakfast smoothie: A heaping tablespoon of almond butter. For protein. I find almond butter hard to spread, but its so much better for us that . . .
It's not even mid-June and the weather's already getting a bit steamy. Too steamy, if you ask me, and way too early for it. Time to start thinking about light, refreshing summer side dishes that don't involve mayonnaise, sugar or some other kind of bad stuff.I was browsing the fresh vegetables at . . .
Our neighbor brought over three fresh trout the other day. A friend of his loves to fish, but hates eating fish. We, and our neighbors, were beneficiaries of his fishing skill.I love trout. I'm glad they make a healthy meal, but I truly do love trout and couldn't wait to fix them. Here's what I . . .
Why feel deprived today? Slice up a beautiful, organic apple from a farmers market. Painting by Pattiane Stevenson from etsy's artonthemenu Cut a small wedge from a cheese you love. Small. by artist Gail Salituri Pour a few ounces of an excellent, heart-healthy wine.And enjoy a . . .
INGREDIENTSMelonFresh mintSTEPS1. Visit your local farmers' market and buy the sweetest yellow flesh melon you can find. Or orange flesh. That way you won't need to marinate in a simple syrup. Avoid the sugar.2. Chop fresh mint.3. Be sure the melon is super-ripe before you cut it into bite-sized . . .
INGREDIENTS1.5 Tablespoon kosher saltHalf lemon, quartered2 lb. large shrimp in shell (or cooked shrimp)1 Cup good mayonnaise (maybe a little less, to taste)1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard1 Tablespoon white wine OR white wine vinegarBlack pepper to taste3 T fresh dill, minced1/2 C minced red onion (about . . .
I'm looking for really delicious vegetarian recipes.If you've got a favorite online source for tasty veggie dishes, please share here on the blog!Thanks so much!Diva . . .
Busy trying to get those last gifts wrapped? Fighting the crowds at the market as you stock up for the big dinner? Short of time?Holiday parties, big meals, sweets--about now, you're probably looking for something light, healthy and -- most of all -- easy to make for dinner.I made this delicious . . .