Sausage & Rapini Pizza (Gluten & Dairy Free, Paleo)

DID YOU KNOW? Cassava flour is a good choice for those with gluten intolerance symptoms and sensitive digestive systems or disorders, such as irritable bowel syndrome. Cassava flour is derived from cassava root (also known as yuca or manioc), a starchy, high-carbohydrate tuber – similar to yam, taro, plantains and potato. Starchy tubers tend to be…

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“Spaghetti” alla Vodka (Low-Carb, Gluten & Dairy Free)

Penne alla vodka is a pasta dish traditionally made with penne pasta, vodka, heavy cream, crushed tomatoes, onions, and bacon or pancetta. This dish became very popular in Italy and in the US around the 1980s, but the origin of the Penne alla Vodka recipe has been disputed between Italy and the United States: both…

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Ciabotta – Italian Vegetable Stew

Ciabotta (also known as ciambotta or giambotta ) is a common summer dish in Abruzzo, as well as all throughout southern Italy. Similar to the French ratatouille, this vegetable stew is made up of seasonal Mediterranean vegetables slowly cooked down with tomatoes and finished with fresh basil. My Nonna (a.k.a. Ma) made this dish every…

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“Spaghetti” Bolognese (Gluten Free, Low-Carb, IBS Friendly)

One of the dishes I missed most after going gluten free was a nice big bowl of spaghetti. It truly was a heartbreaking moment in my life and it took every ounce of willpower I had to turn down pasta of any kind – especially when Nonna had anything to do with it! Life got…

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Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Prosciutto wrapped asparagus is the perfect appetizer for your next dinner party. The fresh flavours of asparagus wrapped in thinly sliced, lightly salted prosciutto is a mouthwatering pair. If you want to take this appetizer a step further – pair with a sparkling white wine. It’s a match made in appetizer heaven! Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus…

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Epic Antipasto Board

I love preparing antipasto boards! They are fun and easy to put together – and the list of healthy whole foods that can be added to the board is endless! This antipasto board has a variety of different flavours and textures – from sweet and salty to soft and crunchy. There’s something for everyone. So,…

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“Spaghetti” with a Classic Tomato Sauce

Do you feel bloated or ‘heavy’ after eating a bowl of pasta? What if you could enjoy the flavours of a classic and heart warming Italian dish without having to worry about the negative impact it might have on your body? What if you could find a replacement that is naturally rich in nutrients, low…

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