Marinated Red Pepper Hummus

Welcome my friends.  I hope you are having a great day so far.  I want to share another of my favorite hummus recipes with you.  My marinated red pepper hummus is delicious....more

Lunch special : Pasta alla Puttanesca

The perfect recipe for a quick lunch with no fuss and ready in no time, a delicious bowl of pasta. Today's recipe Farfalle alla Puttanesca.The Puttanesca sauce is usually served with spaghetti in the traditional recipe, and it's known to be tangy, and slightly salty, deriving from a mix of ingredients been around italian kitchens since the mid-20th century. The ingredients are typical of Southern Italian cuisine: fresh tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, black olives, capers and garlic. ...more

Collard Greens Wrap with Tuna and Honey Sesame Seed Dressing

  Hey guys, I apologize for today's late post.  I'm still trying to get this blogging thing together.  I ended up losing my original post for today, but life happens and life goes on :)...more

Sunday vegetarian surprise!

Dear friends,Tonight dinner choice was another typical dish from the northern region of Emilia Romagna : The Erbazzone.Erbazzone ( literally translate as herb mix) is a savoury vegetable flan whose recipe is a true local speciality from the city of  Reggio Emilia. This delicacy is made by lining a dish with a layer of short crust pastry made from flour, water, olive oil and rock salt. ...more

Vegetable Quinoa Salad

Hey guys, I hope you are having a great day so far. Can you believe that the month of May is almost over and in less than a week Memorial day will be upon us.  moreLeslyn...more

Quinoa Salad Boats

 Hello everyone.    In keeping with the Memorial day spirit my post today is on these scrumptious Quinoa Salad Boats.  What a healthy way to jazz up plain romaine lettuce leaves and they are so easy to make. more ...more

New Potato & Micro Herb Salad

NEW POTATO + MICRO HERB SALAD So, here’s a fun fact – I am a potato lover. Totally nutty for them....more

Baked cheesy pasta and caramelized cauliflower, yes please

Sometimes recipes speak to me. Usually, they say things like: Drop everything, run to the store, buy these (often expensive and/or fatty) ingredients, and spend hours in the kitchen. Rarely do these recipes feature healthy vegetables.This week, I was compelled to get in the kitchen... for cauliflower. Caramelized cauliflower, pasta and cheese, to be more accurate, but still. A cruciferous vegetable....more