Zucchini ‘Meatballs’ DF/GF Vegan

The best way to use up all those Zucchini from your garden is transform them! I have many favorite ways to cook zucchini, and most are vegan. One of my archived vegan recipes also was a hit, and not only uses zucchini, but also the eggplants that ripen at the same time: Eggplant & Zucchini Caponata

Cappellini alle Vongole

VON-go-le (Italian) are Clams that pair well with spaghetti, linguini or any long style pasta. It is one of the most popular Friday night dishes in all of Italy. I have tried the tomato sauce version, and it is fantastic. But many people prefer to take a break from the red sauce and lighten it… Continue reading Cappellini alle Vongole

Homemade Pasta Sauce

  Happy 2017! This will be your best year yet, and quality meal time with friends and family will guarantee it! I hope to share many more dairy free recipes for your enjoyment, and this sauce is probably the most important recipe you will need for the Italian food lovers in your life. It is so versatile, dairy and gluten… Continue reading Homemade Pasta Sauce

Braciole, Italian Rolled Steak

Braciole, pronounced Brah-CHO-leh, is stuffed and rolled tenderized thick or thinly cut steak. The recipes are varied and every family has a secret stuffing that is handed down through the generations. My recipe was taught by my Italian Suocera (Mother-in-law) and I modified it a bit (left out the grated parmigiana) so my dairy allergic family could enjoy it. It… Continue reading Braciole, Italian Rolled Steak

Farfalle al Sugo con Piselli

The Farfalle pasta is commonly known as 'Bow Tie' pasta. To be more precise, the name is derived from the Italian word farfalle or Butterflies. Either way, this pasta is fun to cook with, and retains its 'al dente' consistency nicely. So, why would 'to the tooth' (al dente) be an appropriate description for firmly cooked pasta?… Continue reading Farfalle al Sugo con Piselli