Chocolate Nice Cream

Chocolate Nice Cream

There is no denying it, I have a sweet tooth. I guess it’s to be expected seeing that I come from a long line of bakers, bread makers and Sicilian sweet masters (fresh cannoli anyone?). In fact, I fell in love with baking long before cooking, which only came once I grew tall enough to see…

Almond, date and orange granola bars

Almond, date and orange granola bars

Homemade granola bars are well worth your time in the kitchen. Quick and simple to put together,  a weekend batch can provide you with satisfying snacks for the week, workout fuel or grab-and-go options for breakfasts on the run. Why DIY? Because doing it yourself gives you complete control over the quality of your ingredients,…

Kale chips with Pecorino and cracked pepper

Kale chips with Pecorino and cracked pepper

If you haven’t met kale, it’s time that you do. A member of the cabbage family, this cruciferous vegetable is among the most nutrient-rich around, as a high source of vitamin K, vitamin C, calcium, fiber and antioxidants beta-carotene & lutein. On top of being a source of omega-3 fatty acids, kale’s rich phytonutrient content is responsible…

Spicy roasted garlic hummus

Spicy roasted garlic hummus

Spread some love Homemade spreads are one of those things that are quick and simple to put together, can be made with inexpensive ingredients and can keep in the refrigerator for a few days in an airtight container.  So the next time you’re contemplating adding it to your grocery cart, why not gather up the ingredients you…