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Making your own granola base allows for more creative flavors and is economical to boost.
Deparate for the creamyness of cheesecake paired with fresh berries and a tease of chocolate- I came up with this no bake, easy to make version of cheesecake.
Enchiladas are the perfect way to combine leftovers into something tasty. These vegetarian beauties can be easily adapted to incorperate extra veg, shrimp, chicken, beans, etc.
When you need a pick me up
Prevent winter colds with a warm bowl of mushroom, leek, garlic soup.
This tuna sauce is generally served cold over very thinly sliced pork (or in this case- Turkey) for a simple second course during an Italian lunch.
Spelt, wheat berries, however you want to call this nutty ancient grain is served in many tuscan homes during the spring. Toss it in your rice cooker to make life even easier.
Just outside of Pisa, Italy is a little green shack that serves only this salad for lunch. Oddly enough, you usually see construction workers and blue collar men eating there! Viva Italia
The Italian don't view sandwiches quiet the same as we do. These are served as quick "between little snacks"...tra..mezz....ini. I added this only so I could know the calorie content of my normal breakfast!
The Italians have a way of mixing taste together that will surprise your senses. This is usually served as an appitizer course, but add some focaccia and a green salad and you've got an easy no cook meal!
Looking for something exciting to do for lunch with your leftover chicken breasts? Or maybe you're trying to sneak in more vegetables? These tasty sandwiches are easy to make and even easier to pack for lunch. Add a piece of fruit and you have all 4 food groups met!
Pasta doens't have to be drowned in red commercialized sauce. Italy has over 1000 legal pasta shapes, try some of the even more numerous sauces.
My Italian Grandfather (Nonno) would make huge batches of this and store it in icecube trays in the freezer. I thought there was slime in the ice machine the first time I saw it!
Enjoy a heart friendly Italian light lunch in the tradtion of the Tuscan coastline. Here meddeterian flavours meld together for an easy to make dish. Cuttlefish looks like a large calamari (squid) and is often called seppia or tonato. You can use octopus or squid in its place if your unable to find it. Sarento lemons are the best lemon to use. Its flavor is un-matched by any other lemon in the world. Around Naples and Sarento, you'll find cut up lemon peel commonly in your salad. There is no bitterness. Bon Appitito
Waking up in the morning is hard enough. Breakfast shouldn't have to be! The muffins are great source of fiber and will keep you full of energy throughout your hectic morning.
Why settle for ordinary salsa out of the jar when you can make your own in less then 5 minutes!
Expand your meat choices by learning how to cook wild boar.
Recipes I've Rated:
- Garbanzo Tomato Pasta Soup
- Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins
- Pasta e Fagioli al Forno
- Anything Goes Granola
- Banana Coffee Cake (Microwave)
- Chicken Piccata
- Greek Village Salad (horiatiki salata)
- Tzatziki~~~Fresh Cucumber Dill Sauce/Salad
- Grilled Polenta
- Southwestern Bean Stew with Cornmeal Dumplings
- Crab and Cilantro Salad
- Sauteed Garlic & Greens
- Italian Vegetable Bake
- Crab Avocado Tortilla Wrap
- Oatmeal Apple Muffins
- Tahini Dressing or Dip
Recipe Collections I've Shared:
|"Food Adventures of a travel addict"
Traveling the world on many government paid "vacations" to exotic places like the jungles of Nicaragua, the Sahara desert, Saraejevo, Bosnia e Herzogovina before the street lights were back up, the DMZ in Korea...too many places, too much fun and a slew of new food and recipes awaiting discovery.
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