Italian Peasant Soup

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Soups, Vegan

Italian Peasant Soup: hearty low calorie (and inexpensive) but high nutrition soup filled with veggies and beans!

Many people claim that eating well is expensive, but I could not disagree more (at least it doesn’t have to be).  And this Italian Peasant Soup is evidence.  Heaps of vegetables and beans come together to create this delicious and über-healthy soup to serve for lunch or dinner alongside some crusty bread to channel your inner Italian.

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Tomato Goat Cheese Tart

Appies & Snacks, Main Dishes, Recipes

Tomato Goat Cheese Tart

I’ve been eyeing up tomato tarts on Pinterest for some time now.  But I will admit, the thought of making my own pastry is just too much for this busy mom to handle some days, especially something as delicate as puff pastry.  I’ve reached the conclusion that life is simply too short for somethings; like making my own puff pastry!

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Rustic Italian Lasagne

Main Dishes, Recipes

Rustic Italia Lasagne

There are a million ways to make lasagne, and everybody thinks theirs is the best (of course).  Well, I guess I’m as guilty as the next guy! I ADORE Italian flavours.  Basil, tomatoes, cheese… I mean, what is there not to love?  Pour me a glass of wine, put on some Dean Martin and I’m in heaven!  Now, this may not be … View The Post

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Garden Italian Meat Sauce

Main Dishes, Recipes

Garden Italian Meat Sauce on rotini

My aunty Becky once told me that there are some things you don’t mess with (ok, she put it a bit more colourfully), and for me, a meat sauce is one of them. I like it to taste like I just stepped into Italy and load it up with heaps of fresh basil from the garden and a healthy dose … View The Post

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