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…
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!!!
Easy Chicken Gyro With Eggplant (or Not) is a great tasting sandwich with a lot of heart healthy benefits. Eggplant has a spongy texture with a unique flavor and when sliced thin and baked, adds a light and citrusy flare to this traditional meal. This is a delightful Mediterranean Dish…Enjoy!!!
Sicilian Meatballs & Baked Garlic Cauliflower is a Delicious and Hearty meal with so much Heart Health. Meatballs with Raisins is a Sicilian Dish and is a great blend of sweet and savory. Sicilian Meatballs reminds of the many Sunday dinners at the Provenzano’s house as my mom and her close friend use to always make them along with Pasta…..Enjoy!!!
“Are those Dried Apricots?? Wow, this is so good”…my husband’s exact words!! This is something new I created and had to share. Acorn Squash with Quinoa & Apricots is a delightful blend of a sweet and savory. It is super heart healthy and absolutely delicious….. a top contender if you are looking for a new side for your Thanksgiving Feast….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”
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!!!
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!!!
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!