Spring Risotto and Risotto Cakes
Creamy risotto takes perfectly to spring product like peas, asparagus and arugula.
Chocolate Bread Parfait
A chocolatey bread parfait that you and your kids will love to make, and eat, together.
Tomato Almond Pesto with Spaghetti
A delightful and fulfilling sauce that is perfect for little hands.
Roasted Chicken Legs with Olives
A budget-conscious Italian inspired chicken dish with roasted olives--yum!
Parmigiano Reggiano Risotto with Pepper
This recipe, adapted from Chef Massimo Bottura’s Risotto Cacio e Pepe recipe, uses a rich broth made from Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.
Gluten-Free Spaghetti Squash “Pasta” Puttanesca
This vegetable dish, disguised as a pasta, is a fresh and flavorful gluten-free take on an Italian classic.
Toasted Ciabatta with Shrimp, Tarragon, and Arugula
Tarragon goes so well with shrimp and really elevates the flavors overall.
Crispy Breakfast Pita
This is a twist on a piadina, an Italian flatbread. For weeknight ease, I use store-bought pitas as the base. They get topped with a creamy mascarpone spread, a salty bite of prosciutto, a lightly dressed arugula salad, and a fried egg.
No-Fuss Eggplant Parm
This quick-and-easy eggplant parmesan recipe is super-low in carbs and fat, and you won't even miss the breading.
Tomato Basil Pizza
An easy-to-toss-together pizza that is simplicity itself in ingredients, but complex as can be in flavor.
Spinach Lasagne with Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce
This hearty main dish can be prepared ahead, refrigerated, and baked later.
Legume and Whole Grain Soup
This dish offers a tasty harmony of grains (mostly those that are considered inferior – barley, farro, millet), which have always been the basis of daily nourishment for the masses.