Creamy Potato, Fennel, & Chicken Soup With Homemade Croutons

If you love Roasted Potatoes with Herbs & Chicken, you will love this Creamy and Healthy Soup. If you have never tried fennel before it looks like the base of celery, but has a sweet, anise like flavor when eaten raw. When Fennel is cooked, it does not make food taste like licorice, but adds…

Nana’s (One Pot) Minestrone with Gnocchi

Nana’s (One Pot) Minestrone with Gnocchi is a delicious reminder of all things that warm your heart and are good for your soul. This Minestrone soup is like NO other. It is heart healthy, full of vibrant veggies, and delightfully filling. All Grandmothers have the same wish for their family and that is to pass on traditions and unconditional love, a passion for happiness, and for her family to be as healthy as they can possibly be. I miss my Grandmothers very much and LOVE that my Mom/Nana has a wonderful relationship with all of her kids and grandkids. This dish is a tribute and shout out to all the great Nanas, Nonnas,Grandmas, Bom Boms, BaBas, Yayas,Mawmaws,Savtas, Geemas,Bommas, Mormors, Omas, Lolas, Memes, Oumas, Busias of the world….Enjoy!!!

Corn Chowder Cubano With Shrimp Please!!!

Corn Chowder Cubano….With Shrimp Please!!! This Unique, Savory, and Spicy Cuban Corn Chowder is splendid and loaded with Heart Healthy foods that will impress your family, friends, or esteemed Thanksgiving guests….Enjoy!!!  

Frances D’s Pasta Lenticchie(Pasta with Lentils)

Frances D’s Pasta Lenticchie was my sweet Grandma’s signature dish. Frances DeCarlo was my maternal grandmother. When I was a young girl, my grandparents came over weekly and when Frances D walked in with her Pasta Lenticchie we would all be ECSTATIC. As I made this dish, I knew I wanted to invite my mom and sisters over to enjoy it…….What a treat!!!!! I have so many wonderful memories and am so very grateful that I had such a close relationship with all of my loving grandparents. They were hard-working Italians who taught me that all good things come from Determination, Dedication, Family, and Food. I am very proud to be their granddaughter….Enjoy!!!!!!

Chicken Pad Thai & A Fried Egg….

Chicken Pad Thai & A Fried Egg is a delicious combination of savory and sweet…… The Fried Egg adds a unique flavor this traditional stir fry…..Enjoy!!!!

Tahini Chicken Stuffed Peppers……YES, they are Delicious!!!

Tahini Chicken Stuffed Peppers……YES, they are Delicious!!!
This recipe is extremely heart healthy and unique.Tahini is ground sesame seed paste, used with most packaged hummus dips and is in a lot of Middle Eastern dishes. The Tahini, blended with oats, and chicken broth, coupled with veggies, ALL stuffed into the pepper is a great combination of flavor……… Enjoy!!!

“Yoli Cannoli’s” Famous Spinach Raviolis

My Beautiful Grandmother, known as “Yoli Cannoli”, The Hurricane, and Violet, lived until the ripe old age of 95…. she laughed always, loved often, and reflected daily. Stay out of Hurricane Yolanda’s way and heed her warning, she was a force to be reckoned with…..Enjoy this savory meal!!

Turkey Chili

Delightfully Hearty and Super Healthy Turkey Chili on this Halloween. Have a Happy and Safe Halloween All….Enjoy!!!