Mushroom Quinoa Risotto

Risotto is an Italian rice dish cooked with Arborio rice and broth until it reaches a creamy consistency. The broth can be derived from meat, fish, or vegetables. Many types of risotto contain butter, onion, white wine, and Parmesan cheese. It is one of the most common ways of cooking rice in Italy. Quinoa Risotto [...]

Spinach Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Portobello Mushrooms are tender, tasty, and nutritious! They are known as natural cancer-fighters and protectors of the immune system. Portobellos provide plant-based protein, many essential nutrients, and disease-fighting antioxidants and phytonutrients.  If you would like to know more about the reasons why you should include portobello mushroom on your plate click here. These spinach stuffed [...]

Cabbage Pancakes with Sriracha Mayo

These cabbage pancakes are inspired in a traditional Japanese food called Okonomiyaki. Okonomiyaki is a savory dish that is a bit more like an omelette or frittata than a pancake and it's made with okonomiyaki flour, eggs, cabbage, pork (bacon), shrimp or other seafood, and topped with a variety of condiments like sweet sauce, mayonnaise, [...]

Balsamic Honey Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts are one of my favorite vegetables; they are versatile, delicious, and full of nutrition! One cup of Brussels sprouts contain over 270% of your daily value of Vitamin K, and provide more vitamin C than oranges. Brussels sprouts also contain Glucosinolates. Glucosinolates brakes down into compounds called metabolites, which have an antibiotic-like effect and help [...]

BRUSSELS SPROUTS AND CHICKEN GRATIN

I love Brussels Sprouts! This dish combines them with cream, cheese and chicken for a really comforting and delicious meal! Fall and winter are the perfect time to enjoy casseroles!  They are so easy to make and so good for your palate and your soul 🙂 However, most of recipes out there are full of unhealthy fats [...]

Eggplant Cheese Lasagna

This eggplant lasagna will melt in your mouth! It's comforting, delicious, natural and nutritious. You can use eggplants or zucchini, both work beautifully. If you use zucchini you will need more than two since they are smaller 🙂 Coming from Argentina, I love Italian food! I used to make Italian manicotti with home-made savory crepes, [...]