Fall is in the air and my Italian roots were calling for something hearty and typical of my culture; so the other night I made butternut squash gnocchi. Wow they were delicious – but what was I going to put on them? Pesto, of course but not pesto loaded with fat and cheese. If you […]
Next month PBS will be showing the new documentary, Eating you Alive, about the affects of today’s food choices and reversing illness. Here’s a link to the trailer. I’m sure many visitors to my website will want to view it. I’ll keep you posted on viewing times and dates.
Although we still have a lot of great weather ahead of us it’s getting to the end of the season for some things in the garden. Last month I harvested garlic which doesn’t require much work at all to preserve. It’s in a cool dark place (our basement) and we will enjoy it’s great taste […]
I’ll be demonstrating plant based cooking Southern Italian Style at Ron Onesit’s Little Italy Festa this weekend. It will be a fun event and a great way to learn Italian cooking at it’s most healthful best! See schedule below.
It’s still possible to get healthful “street food” in the south of Italy near Napoli. Here’s a quick shot of fresh coconut, lemons and oranges sold on the street corners. The vendor also had “lupini beans” (a type of lima bean stored in brine) in a large dish nearby. They are purchased by weight and […]
I was recently wrote an article on whole food healthful snacks for Cafe Quill, a website for office workers. I thought I would share the link with my readers and members because easy to make healthful snacks are important whether you are working at your desk, at a picnic or just want to curb your […]
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Photo Credit: Giovanni D’Anca I had the pleasure of being interviewed this morning on the Mike Nowak radio show to discuss the upcoming Veg Fest on April 16th. Joan Levin (co-organizer of Plant Based Nutrition for Life) also joined the conversation. If you are interested in learning more about plant based nutrition and it’s benefits, […]
With the return of Spring, “The Academy of Plant Based Cooking” re-opens for classes in April. These classes are perfect for you if you: Want to learn how to prepare delicious plant based meals but don’t know where to start. Have moved to a plant based diet but need variety. You know you should be […]
Who says you need sugar and eggs to make brownies? These took a few trials in my test kitchen but I’m sure you will enjoy their dense texture, flavor and the healthful benefits of them as well. Prep Time: 1 – 1/2 hour, includes first baking the sweet potatoes in the oven and then baking […]