Fruit, Healthy Cooking, Product Reviews, Spring Recipes, Summer Recipes, Uncategorized, Vegan, Vegetarian, Veggies

Homemade Fruit Leather with KitchenAid

I love Spring because it’s the perfect excuse to eat more fresh fruits and veggies and eat lighter now that the sun is out and all the gorgeous fresh produce is beaming at the farmers markets.

I recently was challenged to make some Homemade Fruit Leather with KitchenAid’s new Torrent Blender and quickly accepted the task at hand!… Read More Homemade Fruit Leather with KitchenAid

Baking, Cheese, Food Styling & Photography, Gluten-Free Recipes, Gourmet Food and Drinks, Healthy Cooking, Pies and Tarts, Savory Dishes, Spring Recipes, Summer Recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetable Dishes, Vegetarian, Veggies

Spinach Artichoke Ricotta Pizza with Parmesan Garlic Cauliflower Crust

Summer has quickly arrived and it’s that time of year again to shed a few pounds and hit the beach. Every year I start experimenting with a low carb diet when it’s bikini season, which works every time. The bad news is whenever I decide to go on a diet, my brain automatically starts thinking about all the evil foods I CAN’T eat – pizza being one of the first things I start craving.

I decided to make a low-carb pizza using a parmesan garlic cauliflower crust. It sounds weird, but it’s absolutely delicious and healthy and a great substitute for traditional pizza dough when you want a healthier option to cut some carbs out of your diet (while satisfying your cravings for pizza which are absolutely NOT allowed when you’re doing low carb!) I’m absolutely in LOVE with spinach artichoke dip and thought I would make a lighter version mixed with some fresh ricotta, garlic, onion and parmesan cheese to top the pizza.… Read More Spinach Artichoke Ricotta Pizza with Parmesan Garlic Cauliflower Crust

Fall Recipes, Gluten-Free Recipes, Healthy Cooking, One-Pot Dishes, Soups, Uncategorized, Vegetarian, Winter Recipes

Roasted Cream of Tomato Soup

Last year in January, it was cold, dark, rainy, and downright miserable and depressing. Not to sound negative, but we all know that’s what winter in NYC can feel like at times. ENDLESS. I pretty much hibernated away in my apartment, and decided I needed to entertain myself somehow – what better way than to… Read More Roasted Cream of Tomato Soup

Comfort Food, Food and Drink Events, Food Reviews, Healthy Cooking, Markets, NYC, Restaurant Reviews, Summer Recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetable Dishes, Vegetarian, Veggies

Fresh, Local Greenmarket Menu at Gotham Bar & Grill NYC

I had the opportunity to attend a fantastic event for a menu tasting at Gotham Bar and Grill in NYC with several other influential food bloggers this week. The special lunch event was in celebration of the launch of Greenmarket to Gotham 2012 highlighting the farms they love best and in support of GrowNYC. For 12… Read More Fresh, Local Greenmarket Menu at Gotham Bar & Grill NYC

Book Reviews, Gluten-Free Recipes, Healthy Cooking, Italian, Italian Dishes, Italian Food, Salads, Savory Dishes, Spring Recipes, Summer Recipes, Uncategorized, Vegan, Vegetable Dishes, Vegetarian, Veggies

Herbivoracious: Vibrant Vegetarian Recipes & A Cookbook Giveaway!

I recently had an opportunity to meet an amazing author/chef/blogger/photographer at a recent book launch party at Candle 79, Michael Natkin. If you haven’t checked out Michael’s award-winning vegetarian blog, Herbivoracious, then you absolutely must. His creative vegetarian dishes are colorful, fresh and vibrant, and he recently published his first cookbook named after his blog. I had… Read More Herbivoracious: Vibrant Vegetarian Recipes & A Cookbook Giveaway!

Chef Interviews, Entrees, Guest Feature, Italian, Italian Dishes, Italian Food, One-Pot Dishes, Pasta, Savory Dishes, Slow Cooked/Stews, Soups, Spring Recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetable Dishes, Veggies, Winter Recipes

An Interview w/ Italian Chef Pia Vallone :: Spring Vegetable Soup Recipe

I love Italian food. I mean really loooove Italian food.. And who doesn’t? But especially authentic, homemade Italian – cooked with fresh ingredients and simple, healthy recipes that are downright divine. I recently took a cooking class at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City with Chef and Culinary Instructor Pia Vallone, who… Read More An Interview w/ Italian Chef Pia Vallone :: Spring Vegetable Soup Recipe

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