Italian Recipes

Fried Squash Blossoms Stuffed With Cheese

Fried Squash Blossoms Stuffed With Cheese

Sometimes it really freaks me out how life works. It goes by so fast! Half the time I can’t even believe where I am and what I am doing. If you would have told me 30 years ago that one day I would be eating […]

Italian Sausage Ragu Over Polenta

Italian Sausage Ragu Over Polenta

Hot Italian sausage is the star ingredient of this sausage ragu which lends rich layers of flavor simmered with mild tomatoes and seasoned vegetables. As if the sausage ragu wasn’t good enough alone, it is served poured over creamy polenta with melted parmesan cheese which […]

Easy Italian Meatballs

Easy Italian Meatballs

It’s mid-October and there is finally a chill in the air on the mountain, which has me wanting comfort food. One dish that immediately comes to mind is this easy Italian meatballs recipe. Tender, juicy Italian meatballs, simmered in a rich tomato sauce with pasta is the ultimate comfort […]

Lasagna-Stuffed Spaghetti Squash {A Meatless Monday Recipe

Lasagna-Stuffed Spaghetti Squash {A Meatless Monday Recipe

Full of flavor these lasagna-stuffed spaghetti squash are a healthy, low carb, vegetarian and gluten-free way to enjoy Italian food without all of the calories. This is a tasty recipe that doesn’t take a lot of effort, so it is easy enough to make for Meatless […]

Julia’s Eggplant Pizzas {A Meatless Monday Recipe

Julia’s Eggplant Pizzas {A Meatless Monday Recipe

Julia Child’s eggplant pizzas are low-carb and gluten-free, made using eggplant slices in place of traditional pizza crust. The eggplant slices are topped with warm tomato sauce, piled high with cheese and so good you’ll totally forget about pizza crust. I first blogged about Julia’s […]

Mediterranean Couscous {Thinking warm thoughts of spring!

Mediterranean Couscous {Thinking warm thoughts of spring!

Since I am on the subject of side dishes this week, I would like to reintroduce you to Mediterranean Couscous! I first made this Mediterranean couscous several years ago and paired it with the Halibut with a caper butter sauce and Oven Roasted Asparagus. It can be […]

Delicious Chicken Parmesan With Spaghetti

Delicious Chicken Parmesan With Spaghetti

I practically drool just thinking about this delicious chicken parmesan. Lightly browned melted gooey cheese and fresh basil top these crispy breaded chicken breasts lying on a bed of tomato sauce with a side order of spaghetti. This is food that comforts the soul! This […]

Sausage Apple Fennel Sheet Pan Dinner

Sausage Apple Fennel Sheet Pan Dinner

A sweet and savory combination of roasted apples, fennel, and spicy Italian sausage tossed with tangy apple cider vinegar infuse the rice while cooking. This sausage apple fennel sheet pan dinner is perfect when you’re tired and hungry. I am here to tell you that […]