Apple Thyme Focaccia

Breakfast, Desserts & Baking

Apple Thyme Focaccia

These Apple Thyme Focaccia take a bit of time to make but it are WELL worth the effort!  If you’re having company (or not lol), these make a pretty sweet weekend project if you feel like channeling your inner Martha Stewart!

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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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Caprese Spaghetti Squash

Gluten-Free, Main Dishes, Recipes

Gluten-Free Caprese Spaghetti Squash

I have OFFICIALLY found my favourite way to eat spaghetti squash, it’s this Caprese Spaghetti Squash recipe!  I had this idea in the back of my mind for ages, and finally got around to making it.  I knew that squash wasn’t going to cook itself, so today was the day.

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Charles’ Chicken Parmesan

Main Dishes, Recipes

Charles' chicken parmesan on white plate

I’m an 80:20 kind of gal. In fact, I think there are a lot of things in life that this ‘rule’ can apply to; eating is one of them. I’m the first one to take an extra helping of kale, but there are times when I give myself some slack and dig my fork into something slightly more decadent, like … View The Post

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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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Basil Pesto

Recipes, Sides

Basil Pesto ingredients

This classic basil pesto recipe is a staple in our house!  We grow so much basil that making pesto is a must, and it freezes well without the parmesan.  Simply follow the recipe but leave out the parmesan, put into small plastic containers and drizzle a bit of olive oil on top before placing the lid on and freezing it.

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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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