Almond Cookies (#Keto, #Low Carb)

Jeff, my husband, loves almond cookies. For him being Sicilian meant always have delicious food around the house and almond cookies were a staple like Italian bread, made weekly. Unfortunately, those were high carb and full of sugar. So since we try to stick to a lower-carb diet and have eliminated sugar from our diet…

Pea Sprout Salad with corn fritters and goat cheese

I landed some fresh organic corn from our CSA along with a bag of pea sprouts and came up with this delicious lunch for my daughter and myself. The salad is easy I just used pea sprouts, red sweet peppers, purple onion stips, and salad turnips. I used a spicey vinaigrette to dress it with….

Winter Greenhouse

Our first winter at trying to grow food in our greenhouse. I thought it might be helpful for those that want to try this but don’t know-how, to see the mistakes and the triumphs we make along the way. Because believe me we don’t really know what we are doing we are just learning as…

Jeff’s Famous Spaghetti Pie (cheesy and delicious)

The first time Jeff made this it reminded me of Pistichio a Greek dish my mom used to make. It’s actually not that different, I’d say it’s an Italian version of how to use left over pasta. Its supper easy it just takes a little prep work. Basically you are using up left over pasta…

Vegetable Soup

The great thing about Vegetable Soup is you can use just about any vegetable you want. It’s really about the seasons and what’s available in that season. In my house we love vegetable soup, pretty much any kind, I just have to season it well and it gets gobbled up pretty quickly. For this soup,…

Simple and Quick Berry Cobbler

I love berry cobbler any kind of berry I’m not picky, but it can be a bit time consuming so I came up with this idea to make it quick and simple.  I usually keep a pancake mix on hand for emergencies so I thought “why can’t I use it for a cobbler”? I like…

Grilled Zucchini and Carrots in Grilled Tomato Balsamic Sauce

When I started working on this dish I didn’t realize how delicious it would turn out. I was pleasantly surprised by the depth and variation of flavors that developed. Pair it with your choice of protein maybe some quinoa or brown rice and it makes for a complete meal. Also, try this with other vegetables…

Baked Apple Doughnuts Sugar Free #whole grain

Lakonto Some of you may know, my husband is a diabetic and I struggle with candida so sugar free and alternative sweeteners for desserts and baked goods are a big deal in our home. One of my favorites sweeteners is Lakonto Monk Fruit with erythritol. It comes in many forms and you will see it…

Italian Sweet Peppers stuffed with Goat Cheese and Sausage

This dish came together out of a night of unplanned meal frustration. I had not taken anything out to thaw for dinner so, I gathered some of the vegetables I had just picked from our garden and leftovers from our fridge and created this dish. I encourage everyone to get creative with what’s in your…