Recipes

Savory Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread (Gluten Free, RSF)

Savory Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread (Gluten Free, RSF)

I’ve always had a love affair with cornbread. In fact, when I was pregnant with my daughter, it was all I craved (along with jugs of freshly squeezed orange and grapefruit juices). Almost every morning on my way to work, I would stop to get…

Better-For-You Chocolate Chip Cookies (Grain Free)

Better-For-You Chocolate Chip Cookies (Grain Free)

It’s a brand new year, and although the world around us has gone absolutely bonkers, we should all try our best to achieve wellness in our own way. Whether that means reducing your refined sugar intake or eating more plants, a few small steps in…

Gluten Free Ricotta Zeppole

Gluten Free Ricotta Zeppole

Life is all about balance, am I right? Eating well the majority of the time and not depriving yourself of the things you love is key. When you eat in moderation and treat yourself occasionally, it’s better for body and mind. With that said, my…

Superfood Granola (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, RSF)

Superfood Granola (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, RSF)

A fresh batch of granola each week is something I love to set aside time for. It takes just a few minutes to pull together if you have a well-stocked pantry. I love this granola for breakfast sprinkled on Greek yogurt and drizzled with honey…

Seared Wild Salmon with Citrus, Pickled Onions, Fennel & Spinach Salad

Seared Wild Salmon with Citrus, Pickled Onions, Fennel & Spinach Salad

Tell me, are you still eating Christmas leftovers and binging on cookies? Or are you ready for a clean start and lighter food? I made this salmon dish for dinner a few weeks back and then I got so busy with the holidays, I never…

Gluten Free Thumbprint Cookies

Gluten Free Thumbprint Cookies

Each year during the Christmas season, my grandmother would bake up dozens and dozens of cookies. She baked tirelessly in the days leading up to Christmas, making several varieties of cookies, among many other things! She would arrange the cookies in metal tins or on…

Garlic-Herb Pao de Queijo Pull-Apart (Brazilian Cheese Bread)

Garlic-Herb Pao de Queijo Pull-Apart (Brazilian Cheese Bread)

Brazilian cheese bread, also known as pao de queijo in Portuguese, are small, baked rolls made from tapioca flour, making it naturally gluten free. This traditional bread is a popular snack in Brazil and has become a mainstay freezer item in many stores here in…

Melopita (Greek Honey Pie)

Melopita (Greek Honey Pie)

Part custard, part cheesecake, this Greek-inspired dessert is a traditional, sweet dish from the island of Sifnos in the Southern Aegean. It’s nothing short of fantastic! Reminiscent of the traditional Greek dessert flavors of orange, nutmeg, cinnamon and honey, melopita is typically enjoyed for dessert…

Mocha Hot Chocolate (Dairy Free, RSF)

Mocha Hot Chocolate (Dairy Free, RSF)

Wow, this hot cocoa really hits the spot! It’s silky, smooth and rich… and you will never be able to tell that it’s not full of artificial sweeteners or chemicals. It’s just the right amount of cocoa, the perfect amount of sweetness and a slight…

Sicilian-Style Eggplant Caponata

Sicilian-Style Eggplant Caponata

This Mediterranean classic is so nice to have on hand for the holiday season! Serve it with crackers or crusty, toasted bread; or as part of a charcuterie board spread. I like also like to use it to top sandwiches. You can even spread this…