Cucumbers and Vidalia Onion Salad ~ is a crunchy, refreshing cucumber and vidalia onion salad tossed with a sweet apple cider vinaigrette and some dill! Makes an easy summer salad that is not only light and very tasty, but also low in calories and low in fat!
Grilled Whole Branzino ~ is white whole fish stuffed with fresh cloves of garlic, fresh parsley, slices of lemon, salt and pepper and extra virgin olive oil, then placed into a fish basket and grilled on the BBQ for about 5 to 10 minutes per side, until the fish is fully cooked. A quick and easy recipe for Grilled Whole Branzino that is perfect for any weekend, and always turns out SO delicious and healthy! It’s perfect every time!
Sauteed Chicken Cutlets with Cherry Tomatoes, Olives, Feta and Basil ~ is a one-skillet meal made with skinless chicken cutlets, cherry tomatoes, kalamata olives, and topped with feta cheese and fresh basil. This recipe definitely transforms everyday chicken cutlets into something spectacular! A simple and healthy dish with a Mediterranean flair and amazing flavors that won’t disappoint!
Creamy Potato and Zucchini Au Gratin ~ is made with sliced potatoes, sliced zucchini and cream, then baked to create an Italian Style Au Gratin! This is a creamy version for a gratin and a twist on our Mom’s recipe for her roasted potatoes and zucchini side dish. Since everyone loves potatoes, I wanted to turn her recipe into a creamy version, making this the ultimate creamy potatoes and zucchini au gratin super easy! The best part is, I cut the time in half than most recipes out there!
Braciole – Sicilian Style. Our favorite family’s dish of all time is Braciole. It is made with thinly sliced top round sirloin steak, stuffed with cured meat, bread crumbs, cheese and green onion, then rolled up and finished in a slow cooked tomato sauce until the meat is perfectly tender.
Hello Friends! We hope you are somewhere celebrating Independence Day with family and friends. Here are 10 easy recipes for the 4th of July celebration you may be planning.
They can be easily prepared in the morning or a few hours before serving.
This Cauliflower Salad is incredibly delicious and incredibly light and couldn’t be more Italian. It’s loaded with tender cauliflower florets, kalamata olives, capers, lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, garlic and red pepper flakes to give it some heat. Then it’s chilled for at least 2 hours before serving. An old recipe from our mom, only this time we added a few more ingredients to make it a little more flavorful and spicy. Continue Reading…
Broccoli Rabe Steamed and Sauteed is a healthy green vegetable that has a nutty and bitter taste to it, but when you saute broccoli rabe in olive oil, garlic and red pepper flakes with a little salt, it becomes delicious! There’s a secret to minimizing the bitter taste with this green vegetable, and it’s so simple you’ll be amazed next time you make broccoli rabe.
A delicious, Grilled Salmon ‘Eggless’ Caesar Salad ~ is made with an easy homemade Caesar salad dressing, topped with some garlic-butter croutons and Parmesan shavings served with a lemony grilled salmon. My family loves Caesar salad dressings and this one is made without any raw eggs! So I call it the “Eggless” Caesar’s dressing. It’s a simple recipe for Caesar’s salad dressing I found from a magazine and the taste is divine!
One bowl, no-mixer and less than 10 minutes to throw it all together, Triple Chocolate Zucchini Bread is so incredibly moist inside, it will fall apart while you’re eating it. Sounds too good to be true? It’s not! You may even want to serve it as a cake instead of bread.
Zesty Lemon Shrimp and Mango Salad ~ is made with sweet mango, cooked shrimp, crunchy jicama and yummy avocado then tossed with a zesty lemon vinaigrette with a generous amount of cilantro! This salad is ideal for a warm summer evening. Shrimp and Mango Salad is super healthy, flavorful, packed with protein; and is vegan, gluten free and works perfectly for low-calorie and even low-carb diets.
Turkey Burgers with Fresh Tzatziki Sauce. These are Greek-Style turkey burgers made with a mixture of ground turkey, crumbled feta cheese, chopped spinach, garlic, red onion and herbs, then grilled and topped with a zesty tzatziki sauce made with Greek yogurt, cucumbers, dill, lemon and garlic. These burgers get smoky from the grill and a zing from the sauce!