Category Archives: Italian Inspired

Zoodle Baked Ziti

I used to dread the influx of zucchini and summer squash during CSA season, but then I got a spiralizer and now I look forward to it! This is one of my most favorite dishes to make with zucchini. I … Continue reading

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Roasted Mushrooms over Sage and Thyme Polenta

One of the few reasons I was excited to move to Kentucky was the longer growing season. Despite the long, long winter here, I was still able to get herb and vegetable garden going a little sooner than had I … Continue reading

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Penne Vodka with Roasted Red Peppers

I reinstated my Plated subscription because the working full time and having a toddler thing is hard. It covers 3 dinners a week, and I can focus more on the meals I do make as opposed to constantly trying to make … Continue reading

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Pizza with Grilled Summer Squash and Ricotta

Originally posted September 3, 2015 | In researching the Mediterranean and Southeast Asian diets where people tend to live longer, meat is never the center of attention and usually is no more than 4 oz a serving. This pizza would … Continue reading

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Fresh Tomato Sauce

Sorry for not posting, but I am working on a new website that focuses less on the gluten free diet and more on promoting more fruits and veggies in the American diet. But fear not, this website is still going, … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Toasted Ravioli

I have received a lot of wedding gifts over the past few weeks, and I cannot wait to play in the kitchen. The one gift that I waited patiently for all winter was the pasta attachments for my Kitchenaid. My … Continue reading

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Oven Baked Polenta Fries

Since we eat a lot of corn products around here, I am adamant that we only eat organic corn. I’m no scientist, but I believe that my issue with wheat has something to do with pesticides or GMOS. Soooo I … Continue reading

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Garden Spaghetti Sauce

*Originally posted April 7, 2013 I’ve been thinking about creating a new spaghetti sauce for a while, mostly because the marathon training caused me to eat more spaghetti than I ever have in my life, and I got sick of … Continue reading

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