Tag Archives: Italian Foods

Protein-Packed Caesar Salad

Over time, I have really learned to love Caesar salad – it’s salty, flavorful, creamy, and fully of umami flavor.  However, the dressing is often heavy, high in fat/calories, and sometimes contains more sophisticated tastes (raw eggs, anchovies).  This recipe … Continue reading

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Ratatouille is one my favorite go-to, healthy, full-of-veggies and tasty dishes.  It’s great because you can kind of throw in whatever veggies you have at the time, and also whatever type of canned tomatoes.  Sometimes I use carrots, sometimes I … Continue reading

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Tomato Sauce (with four basic ingredients)

This pasta sauce recipe came from a daily post in Food & Wine about how to make $4 pasta that tastes like $24 pasta.  It’s a pretty simple recipe ingredient-wise, but it does take some time to make with all … Continue reading

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Brock’s Favorite Turkey Parmesan Meatballs

Here is part II of my family favorites installment (part I was Grandpa Julie’s Favorite Borscht).  These turkey (or chicken Parmesan) meatballs are easy to make and really delicious.  And, they provide a healthy, high protein meal.  I like these … Continue reading

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Baked Eggplant Parmesan (With Quinoa Crust)

Eggplant is one of my favorite foods.  And eggplant parmesan is one of those belly warming and delicious ways to eat eggplant.  This recipe takes the concept of eggplant parmesan and makes it a little healthier, a little more calorically … Continue reading

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