I'm an advertising executive's dream. I get suckered into Instagram and Facebook ads all the time. I'll find myself swiping through pictures of things I never knew I needed for hours...oh, wait. I don't need them. It appears an advertisers influence over my purchasing skills is quite potent. The grocery store is no different. I… Continue reading Italian Country Breakfast Bake
There's a flavor combination unlike any other. One that sparks tang, sweetness and saltiness on your tastebuds. The Italians cracked the code on the ultimate combo: Caprese. Juicy tomatoes, sour balsamic vinegar, and sweet-and-earthy basil. Those three ingredients alone can invoke a carnival of happiness in your mouth. I've been in love with Caprese salad… Continue reading Strawberry, Chicken & Basil Salad
If there is one thing you rarely see on my blog, it's meatloaf. It's not that I don't make meatloaf. It's a staple in my house. I love everything about the easy dinner meal. The problem with blogging about meatloaf is taking the pictures. Meatloaf just doesn't...look good. At all. Sometimes it will look like… Continue reading Sausage and Peppers Stuffed Meatloaf
It's been a while. Well, less than a week, but still. I spent the majority of last week laid up on a couch. I had some kind of respiratory infection and it knocked me out for a while. I finally went to the doctor on Wednesday and got some antibiotics and steroids. Thank god for… Continue reading Italian Roasted Broccoli
Meatball cravings are real, y'all. So are pizza, sugar, and taco cravings. Thankfully, I can eat all the meatballs I want on keto---so long as I nix the breadcrumbs. The best binding-ingredients to toss in keto meatballs is either almond flour or crushed pork rinds. I typically do almond flour if the meatballs are made… Continue reading Meatball Marsala
Making pizza has never been easier. No dough here--just big portobello mushroom caps stuffed with sweet Italian sausage, peppers, sauce and mozzarella cheese.
A classic Italian salad beefed up to an entree. Marinate chicken with balsamic vinegar, basil and mustard and then grill. Toss in mozzarella pearls, cherry tomatoes and avocado for an added punch!