Almond Amaretto Biscotti

Coffee culture is deeply ingrained in Cubans. It’s usually the first thing we drink when we wake up, the perfect finish to every meal and as crazy as it sounds, often the last thing we drink before we go to bed. When I visit my family members, the first thing they ask after “How have you been” is “Can I make you some coffee?” To the … Continue reading Almond Amaretto Biscotti

Meatless Meatballs

An old friend of mine from high school had been a strict vegetarian for seven years when one day someone in her office ordered a meatball sub. According to her, instead of being repulsed by the smell (as was usually the case) the smell drove her so insane with desire that she immediately ordered not one, but two meatball subs AND a chicken parmesan sub to be … Continue reading Meatless Meatballs

Parmesan Crusted Chik’n Cutlets

Inspired by Heroin Chicken recipe on I like to make recipes that can easily be made for both myself and my other half; saves me a lot of time and energy in the kitchen. This  usually means vegetarian side dishes and then a vegetarian and omnivore version of the entrée. So when I go searching for recipes, I don’t limit myself to only looking for vegetarian … Continue reading Parmesan Crusted Chik’n Cutlets

Veggiestrone Soup

Original recipe by Wendy Roupp of Eating Well magazine I found this recipe a few years ago and it has been a lifesaver. To make it my own I’ve added a lot of seasoning and extra beans to make this recipe even more delicious than the original. This soup is extremely satisfying and flavorful. It makes enough to feed an army, so if you don’t have … Continue reading Veggiestrone Soup

Tomato Bisque

I am a big fan of tomato bisque soup. I love the heartiness and warmth, and the way it fills your tummy and leaves you feeling satisfied. I find that few other soups leave you feeling like you’ve eaten a complete meal. I have tasted many restaurant and store bought variations of this soup, and there is a delicate balance between the acidity of the tomatoes and the … Continue reading Tomato Bisque