Beet Salad with Citrus Dressing

Usually we add Beets to our salad after they have been cooked or pickled. I have a recipe for Beet Salad that uses raw beets to retain more of their nutrients. If you like cole-slaw, this is the beet version using a citrus dressing. Just look at the powerhouse of nutrients in beets → 6 Health Benefits… Continue reading Beet Salad with Citrus Dressing

Healthy Happy Honey

It's cold season! I guess I'm not the only one who found out the hard way. The cold itself wasn't so bad, but the throat scratchiness and lack of voice really affected my ability to teach my fifth grade CCD class! But I found a great remedy in honey. It actually has the ability to not… Continue reading Healthy Happy Honey

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’