5 Healthy Italian Garden Vegetable Side Dishes

recipes to give you freedom in the kitchen


a seemingly magical herb that transforms tomatoes into renaissance heaven

Gorgonzola Walnut Crostini

with Basil and Raw Honey

Green Salad with Fresh Herbs and Rosemary Balsamic Vinegar

a.k.a. Oy Veh, A Vegan Salad. I could eat this every day.

Heirloom Caprese Salad

The right way to make a caprese salad.

Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho with Grapefruit and Basil

Heirloom tomatoes make this classic insanely good.

Matzah Bruschetta

Improvisational Passover Appetizer: Matzah Bruschetta!

Quinoa Tabouli with Four Fresh Herbs

Rarely would I alter a recipe this old, but tabouli often isn't great...

Roasted Asparagus and Fresh Herb Frittata with Goat Cheese

A huge hit at brunch events and easy to prepare in a short...

Rustic Whole-Grain Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

The point is to eat like Italians, not look like a fat old...

Simple Basic Tomato and Basil Sauce

Not only a recipe, an education. Tomato Sauce 101 to enhance your life....

Spaghetti Sqush Primavera

Spaghetti without the spaghetti. If only every restaurant offered this as an option.

The Real Way to Make Tomato Bruschetta

I am going to set it straight.

Tuscan White Bean and Kale Soup

I have talked the ear off of enough Italian mammas in order to...

White Sangria with Summer Fruit

Packed with peaches and plums and kissed with moscato wine.