Category: Italian

mediterranean barley salad |

mediterranean barley salad

Vegetables have always been a huge part of my diet. Not a day goes by without vegetables in my kitchen, and even those days when we come back from holidays to an empty fridge, I still have bags of frozen veggies in the freezer to cook with. Being pregnant, it is even more important to nourish

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mushroom cheese lasagna |

mushroom cheese lasagna

I’m sick as a dog with the flu, after being cold-free for almost a year — a true record, given that I always catch at least one cold during the winter. Jon laughs saying that I’ve caught a million other things instead, including an untreatable skin rash that itches like crazy for 10 weeks, which, I have to mention,

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homemade tomato sauce |

quick homemade tomato sauce

Growing up, I always thought that men had no idea how to cook. I have to credit this thinking to my dad, who, although being fantastic at many things, never knows what to do in the kitchen. He makes the best popcorn and sandwiches in the world, and puts together the weirdest omelets that include everything he

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mushroom wheat berry saute |

mushroom wheat berry sauté

I’ve had enough of potatoes after eating so many of them over Passover. Don’t get me wrong, I love potatoes, but I can’t live off them for an entire week. For Jon, on the other hand, it’s a whole different story. His love affair with potatoes is pretty much as strong as my love for desserts

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mozzarella pasta bake |

mozzarella pasta bake

Passover is around the corner, and those who celebrate it understand how bad pasta cravings can get during the holiday. It is true that Passover lasts only eight days and I’ve survived without pasta for much longer when dieting, but why is it that when you’re forbidden to eat something you suddenly want it so bad? We’re two days away

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