Italian Style Steak Sandwich

This Sandwich was inspired by my two college roommates AKA (The Italian Girls) I always loved how delicious it was with the fresh herbs, garlic, and tomatoes over the steak and some delicious Italian Bread, YUM!!! Fast forward 25 Years and it is still an AMAZING Blend of Flavors, BUT I have added more heart…

Sweet Potato Bowl

This meal was created, not on purpose, BUT by having a short amount of time last week. I initially thought I had plenty of time for a bigger meal. I had baked my sweet potatoes early in the day and put them aside, then SH!T changed…. Well, Life happened!! I returned home with nothing cooked…

Grilled Salad

This Grilled Salad is a must now that Spring is here and Ready for Outdoor cooking. This is it is a delicious option for a healthy lunch/dinner. I grilled chicken thighs and veggies, used fresh herbs, and top with fresh lemon, olive oil, and balsamic and you have a Heart Healthy and Tasty Grilled Salad….Enjoy!!!…

Delicious & Healthy Pasta Bolognese

Who loves Pasta with Bolognese Sauce?? This Dish is Sooooo Quick, Easy, and Tasty, I promise your whole family will enjoy it. This Delicious & Healthy Pasta Bolognese is a fantastic weeknight dinner. This recipe is a shout out to my Mom who has always cooked delicious and healthy meals….Enjoy!!!

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!!!

Fall Off (the wagon) Fridays with this Chicago Style Italian Grinder

Fall Off (the wagon) Fridays with this Chicago Style Italian Grinder, seriously I CRASHED off the wagon on Thursday after I made it!!! While I sought out for the correct term that would be suiting for this sandwich, I came across some interesting information AND The History Lover/Teacher in me found it quite intriguing and…

Fall Off (the wagon) Fridays with Sausage & Pepper Baked Calzone

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!!!

JT’s Easy Peasy Pesto Pasta & Brie

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!!!