Cheers and Happy Weekend All. Fall Off (the wagon) Fridays with Sausage & Pepper Baked Calzone is a quick, easy, and delicious dinner, perfect for Sunday Football or a late night snack. The turkey sausage and peppers, smothered with three different cheeses, all baked with sauce and top with hot giardiniera, YUM! This is the perfect homemade weekend meal….Enjoy!!!
Fall Off (the wagon) Fridays for Flatbread Pizza!! Greek or Italian Style?? I Love Them Both!!! I grew up in a suburb of Chicago and a large part of the population was Greek AND Italian. European, YES! Different, YES! BUT a lot of commonalities i.e. FOOD, FAMILY, FRIENDS, & PRESERVING their CULTURE! This Fall Off…
Super Easy Stuffed Artichokes are Simply Delicious and Full of Heart Healthy benefits. You can serve them as a meal or pair with a rice or pasta dish. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a medium-sized artichoke provides just over 10 grams of fiber, or 41 percent of the recommended daily value….Enjoy this Super Food!!!!
Classic Chicago Style Italian Beef Sandwiches with Sweet Potato French Fries…AND you have the perfect Football Sunday lunch or dinner. This recipe is Super Simple Heart Healthy, and Delicious without the usual high sodium ingredients…Enjoy!!!!!
JT’s Easy Peasy Pesto Pasta & Brie is a recipe from a very respected doctor of mine. Many people in the suburbs of Chicago know Dr. John Turner for his successful chiropractic practice as well has his Homeopathic approaches to heal all, from injuries to anxiety, from headaches to allergies, the list goes on and on…..He is super heart healthy and a connaesuer of creator of delicious healthy meals…Cheers Dr. Turner, your dish is fantastic…..Enjoy!!!
Italian Tuna On The Go is my go-to for a light, yet hearty salad full of heart healthy foods and bursting with fantastic flavor. The excellent blend of flavor and crunch will make this an all-time favorite salad. This recipe is simple, healthy, and delightful….Enjoy!!!
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!!!!!!
Turkey Meatballs with Sweet Potatoes and Red Bell Peppers, and a “side of Broc…… An Italian meatball dish coupled with heart healthy sides……a tribute and shout out to my kids who love our friends at Panera,”side of Broc”
Fall into this Beautifully Blended Tomato Basil Soup that is Heart Healthy and Delicious. Pair with a Perfect Piece of Multi-grain Bread, Ditalini Pasta, or a Salad and it is a complete meal…..Enjoy!
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!!