Bolognese Sauce

How to Make Bolognese Sauce Unlike garlicky Italian-American “red sauce,” a true Bolognese sauce is seasoned with restraint. What makes the sauce is simmering it with the combination of milk and white wine, which makes it smooth and tenderizes the...
Chicken and Olive Sauce

Chicken and Olive Sauce    Olives are used extensively in Southern Italian pasta sauces, and they add robust flavor to this sauce made with healthful chicken and many fresh herbs. SERVES: 6-8PREP: 15 min.COOK: 3 slow cooker. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 11/2 pounds...
Banana Bread

How to Make Banana Bread     Believe it or not, this loaf is baked without grains or wheat, and without sugar. Instead, the sweetness comes from very ripe bananas. When your banana skins are almost entirely black, that’s when you...
Paleo Waffles

Paleo Waffles    While this isn’t something you want to eat everyday, the use of coconut flour in these waffles allows you to indulge once in a while, for a special occasion or just a weekend treat. Serve with fruit...

Paleo Hot Chocolate     While you may think of dairy when you think of hot cocoa, it doesn’t have to be made with cow’s milk and white sugar to be good. This version is made with almond milk, cocoa powder...
How to Make Chunky Applesauce

How to Make Chunky Applesauce     Apple season calls to mind crisp fall days, warm, wooly sweaters and the smell of cinnamon and cloves. This chunky applesauce is the epitome of fall and will warm you on a chilly day....
Paleo Cream of Mushroom Soup

Paleo Cream of Mushroom Soup    This delicious creamed soup gets it’s texture from avocado. It’s a filling and flavorful soup that makes a great starter course to a Paleo dinner, but it can also make a light meal in...
Chocolate Rice Pudding

Chocolate Rice Pudding     Riso Nero di Pasqua (pronounced RI-soh KNEE-ro dee PAS-kah) is a Sicilian Easter recipe, and since the black color comes from chocolate and not squid ink, this dark rice is a dessert! The inclusion of orange...
Bean, Corn, and Barley Soup

Bean, Corn, and Barley Soup      Barley is an ancient grain that is used in Italy’s northern provinces. It creates a thick and robust soup flavored with many vegetables and herbs as well as delicate cannellini beans. SERVES: 6-8PREP: 20 min.COOK:...
Seafood Stock

How to Make Seafood Stock     I prefer using seafood stock to fish stock in recipes because I’ve found it to be more delicate. If you have a fishmonger nearby who sells cooked lobster meat, they’ll either give you the...