Pesto is a mouthful of bright Spring and Summer. You can buy it in a jar or in the refrigerator section of your grocery story, but there is nothing better than making it yourself. This recipe uses the tops of a bunch of carrots in addition to basil and parley to make a bright and nutritional pesto that is easy to make at home. Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Healthy
Healthy, light, lemony, and full of flavor, these Chicken Parmesan Meatballs bring spring into the kitchen. An easy recipe that goes very well with pesto, a light sauce, or tossed in pasta with veggies. Great weeknight meal for the family!
Seared Scallops over Mushroom Risotto & Basil Oil screams date night! A restaurant meal that can be made at home with creamy risotto, plump scallops, and fresh basil oil. An Italian favorite brought home.
This Turkey Bolognese sauce is one for the books! Using ground turkey instead of beef lightens it up but does not take away from the flavor. Carrots add sweetness, red wine brings boldness, and #sanmarzanotomatoes simmer it all together. Eat with pasta, eat with a spoon, low carb, chianti wine, meat sauce
Grilled Pesto Zucchini Stuffed with Feta and Orzo. A healthy vegetarian recipe of tomato, feta, and orzo stuffed inside a grilled pesto zucchini. This quick and easy dish is perfect for spring and summer days and doubles as a healthy dinner or simple side dish.
Full of summer favorites like ripe tomatoes, zucchini, and fresh herbs, this Caprese Pasta Primavera is a mix of all things I love about summer. It takes the classic pasta salad and mashes it up with an Italian favorite, the Caprese Salad!
This Summer Succotash Salad is a combination of all the things I love about Summer cooking! Summer Succotash Salad mixes sweet white corn, fresh cherry tomatoes, red onion, lima beans, and smothered with fresh herbs like dill, parsley, and basil and a simple vinaigrette.
A light and bright zooodle dish with shrimp, tomato, thyme, garlic, and a white wine pan sauce. A great way to lighten up pasta, super healthy, and easy to pull together. Leave out the linguini for a gluten free dish!
Couscous with Roasted Butternut Squash and Feta Cheese. A flavor packed side dish that could also star as the main meal for Meatless Monday. Pearl Couscous is mixed with roasted butternut squash, sweet bell peppers, and topped with salty feta cheese for a flavorful and healthy dish!
Eggplant Parmesan with Garlic Roasted Tomatoes & Herbed Ricotta brings Meatless Monday back as the favorite day of the week! Meaty eggplant layered with herbed ricotta, roasted garlic tomatoes, and melted mozzarella cheese make a perfect combo.