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I Reached to My Roots for This One! When Recipe ReDux shared the United States Potato Board Healthy Summer Potato Salad Challenge with us this month, I knew I would reach to my Italian roots. My grandmother always made “Italian Potato Salad,” and now my Dad does, too. We Italians like our pancetta in potato…(Read More)

Basil Pesto Recipe


If Basil isn’t in season, or if you prefer a more subtle basil flavor, you can make pesto with half spinach and half basil. I sometimes take this route out of necessity during the months I struggle to find enough of the herb to make a full batch. Use High Quality Extra Virgin Olive…(Read More)

A Vegan Whole Grain Pasta Alternative Whole grain pasta can be healthy, especially made with flax seed as your egg substitute. It’s full of flavor and simple to do. Plus, it’s vegan. Bonus! Healthy Flax Seed Pasta   Print Author: Angela Marinelli, M.S., M.Ed. – Nourishment Connection Recipe type: Main Dish Serves…(Read More) Need an Easy Dressing Recipe that’s Packed with Flavor? This recipe goes great with my Mediterranean Quinoa. Easy White Balsamic Dressing Recipe   Print Prep time 5 mins Total time 5 mins   This dressing takes less than 5 minutes to make. It tastes great on salads, it’s…(Read More)

Roasted Broccoli: A Go-to Healthy, Yummy Side Dish This recipe is fast and easy. The broccoli can cook with other foods, i.e. many cuts of healthy fish will cook for 12 – 15 minutes or LESS at 425 degrees, making this a great, easy, healthy, flavorful side dish. You can make it super fast…(Read More)

Quick Cabbage Recipe


Quick Cabbage   Print I love Chinese cabbage because it’s so tender, making it cook quickly and easy to eat. Because it’s a power food, it’s incredibly good for you, especially with garlic and olive oil. I find that even people who don’t love cabbage, like Chinese cabbage, especially cooked like…(Read More)