Sunday Pasta®: Penne con Crema di Carciofo (Artichoke Puree)

The story of the artichoke should be heeded by my wonderful wife and women everywhere.  You see, a long time ago, in ancient Greece,  a beautiful woman named Cynara lived on the island of Zinari.  One day, when Zeus was there visiting his brother Poseidon, he saw Cynara and fell in l...more

Vegan Earl Grey Ice Cream

I have been known to drink some tea!  I have 2 absolute faves chai, and earl  grey those 2 can do no wrong in my book!  So when last summer I saw recipes for earl grey ice cream I naturally thought sign me up!  Well, turns out the recipes that I was viewing were all heavy on the heavy cream and eggs!  Since that is not going to fly in our household I have been trying since last summer to finally make earl grey ice cream a la vegan!  After several failures I can finally report I have done it gang!...more

Homemade ketchup + 2 awesome food events!

Note: for two incredible Food Things happening in the next few days, scroll to the bottom of this post. For ketchup, keep reading!...more

Chocolate Tart

Scrambled Eggs with Spinach, Feta, and Pine Nuts

A plate of perfectly scrambled eggs is one of my favorite breakfasts.  Who am I kidding I eat them for dinner too.  When I first came up with this variation, we ate them 3 days in a row for breakfast. They are just so yummy and quick to make, 10 minutes is all you need....more

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with butter and sea salt are my new favorite thing for dinner.  Sweet potatoes with olive oil and sea salt are a close second but butter wins out every time for me.  Now these are really good, but truth be told, they are also my favorite because they are so quick and easy to make....more

Easy Green Salad with Vinaigrette

Basil Vinaigrette

5 Minute Raspberry Sauce

Yes, I think it would be great on cheesecake, we'll have to try that. Maybe we'll try it on a ...more

Lean Green Smoothie

I was a latecomer to the green smoothie world. Every time I would see a recipe I couldn’t help but think: how could that be good? I finally took the plunge and put some fruit and greens in the blender. In full disclosure, there have been a few combinations that were not to be repeated. However, perseverance pays off because this one is really good....more