Chocolate Chip Mini Bundts

I accidently stumbled across the cutest baking dishes the other day when I went to the Arts and Crafts store. As I was looking for Autumn decorations, I passed through the baking aisle. I found these cute ready-to-use  bundt pans and wrote my own dairy-free recipe to fill them. The recipe is very similar to…… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Mini Bundts

Escarole & Cannellini soup

Who would have guessed so many nutrients and their benefits could be packed into these simple beans? Magnesium is just one of the many minerals that is a necessary nutrient, and one serving has close to 30 % of your daily intake. Top 9 Health Benefits of Magnesium Helps Increase Energy. Calms Nerves & Anxiety.… Continue reading Escarole & Cannellini soup

Ginger and Almond Biscotti

The season of Autumn brings with it a new color palette and definitely a new flavor experience. It took me a while, but I am now fully immersed in the season of 'Fall'. The falling leaves are abundantly reminding me of the season change every time I go outside. The roads have tire tracks through the leaves… Continue reading Ginger and Almond Biscotti

Fillets of Bluefish with Sauce Vierge

The fresher the fish, the tastier it will be. This is what I have discovered in my quest to prepare the most nutritous and delicious foods. I have now expanded my culinary repertoire to include freshly caught fish. Here on the East Coast, Bluefish are abundant this time of year, but be careful handling your… Continue reading Fillets of Bluefish with Sauce Vierge

Broccoli Rabe ‘Contorno’

I've traveled Italy from Venice to Sicily and everywhere in between, and I have taken notice of a few cultural differences that set us apart. The most prevalent is the enjoyment of their meals. The Italians don't prepare foods and keep them warm under lights. It is made and served fresh or looked upon as… Continue reading Broccoli Rabe ‘Contorno’

Favorite Chocolate Almond Cake

My best friend and I had a conversation about favorite foods and what order they would go on a list of 1-10, # 1 being the favorite. Well, as it turns out, chocolate was #1 for both of us! That was my tricky and covert way to figure out what flavor to make her birthday cake,… Continue reading Favorite Chocolate Almond Cake

Simple Poached Pears

On a recent visit to one of the best Farm Markets in New Jersey known as Delicious Orchards I felt like a kid in a candy store. It was so busy this time of year, that parking attendants had to help direct traffic! It took a while, but after finally finding a parking spot, it was… Continue reading Simple Poached Pears