Stuffed Artichokes

In the summer, the appetite changes and some days a quick light salad is filling and nourishing enough to be a meal. Salads do tend to get boring after a while, so I find myself adding side dishes to make it interesting. One of the most delicious and nutritious veggies to add or make as a… Continue reading Stuffed Artichokes

Bruschetta al pomodoro

Has anyone out there in the blogosphere ever suffered from a condition known as thanger? Believe it or not, a large majority of the world has contracted it at different times in their lives, mostly when they are enjoying their vacation, and I must admit it, I have had it many times. As we traveled… Continue reading Bruschetta al pomodoro

Italian Apple Cake

I have traveled Italy extensively, staying at B & B's, hotels, and every place in-between. When it comes to breakfast, and if you haven't already heard, the Italians don't believe in the heavier, cooked breakfasts that Americans are used to. They like lighter foods like toast with marmalade, fresh fruits, cake, and bread with prosciutto.… Continue reading Italian Apple Cake

Peach Dessert Calzone

This summer was extremely hot and humid with plenty of rain storms here in New Jersey. My peach tree thrived and I had a great harvest so far. Instead of the basic pie recipe, I made 'Calzone' styled stuffed pie dough and it turned out delicious. It is completely Vegan if you leave off the… Continue reading Peach Dessert Calzone

Simple Vegan Cheesecake

I have been a food blogger for a while, appreciating all the beautiful, delicious foods in my feed. I have been intrigued by the dairy-free vegan cheescake for some time now, so I made one myself and absolutely fell in love with it. How can cheese be made with raw cashews. I wondered? Not many… Continue reading Simple Vegan Cheesecake

Eggplant & Zucchini Caponata

This delicious recipe will enable you utilize all of your fresh garden vegetables. Guests will wonder how you made such a gourmet appetizer and you will be asked to share the recipe. It  is made in under 1 hour and better the next day. INGREDIENTS 1 large eggplant, peeled and sliced into 1/2 inch cubes… Continue reading Eggplant & Zucchini Caponata

Lemon Meringue Tartlettes

The heat wave of July brings with it many changes to every-day cooking. Lighter and easier recipes are better for the cook and for those hungry appetites. Instead of heating up the oven (and house) making roasted meals or desserts, I'll just buy ready made foods once in a while to take a break. I… Continue reading Lemon Meringue Tartlettes