Easy Pasta Salad With Chicken

Recipe: Chicken Pasta Salad Summary: Easy and quick to make…it tastes so yummy! Perfect for a summer pot lock and excellent leftovers too! Ingredients 1 package (12 ounces) pasta (Penne) 2 cups cubed low fat mozzarella 2 cups cubed cooked chicken breast (*) 1 green pepper, chopped 1 sweet red pepper, chopped 1 cup organic […]

Chickpea Tomato Salad

Recipe: Chickpea and Fresh Tomato Toss Summary: This healthy bean salad makes a great summer side dish, snack, or potluck contribution. It can be prepared ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to two days. Ingredients Salad 1 can of chickpeas (19 ounces), drained and rinsed 1 large tomato, chopped 1 small […]

Hot Italian Sausage

Recipe: Salsicca, a Vegetarian Hot Italian Sausage Summary: Salsicca, a spicy, vegetarian alternative to the traditional Italian hot sausage. Ingredients 10 tablespoons of vegetable broth 1/4 cup dry red wine 1 tablespoon of tomato paste 1 teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil 1/4 lb medium firm tofu, mashed 1 cup of textured soy protein granules […]

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Recipe: Fresh Mediterranean Whole Wheat Pasta Salad Summary: This colorful Mediterranean pasta salad takes advantage of the seasonal bounty of wholesome, nourishing ingredients, including vine-ripened tomatoes, antioxidant-rich sweet peppers, and tender spinach leaves. With minimal cooking and preparation time, this light and hearty salad can be served warm or cold, and is ideal for a […]

Kidney Bean Patties

Recipe: Bean Patties Summary: These kidney bean patties make a flavor rich, nutrient packed entree that is easy to whip up. Pick and choose the herbs as you wish to include for a personalized dish. Ingredients 1 cup dried red kidney beans, soaked overnight in 1 quart of water 2 tablespoons oil 1/2 cup chopped […]

Vegetable Sauce for Spaghetti

Recipe: Tasty Sauce for Spaghetti Summary: This rich-tasting pasta sauce uses tomato paste rather than tomatoes to get its fresh, savory flavor. A vegetable sauce recipe is a great option for vegetarians and vegans. It is also a useful recipe to have on hand when fresh tomatoes aren’t readily available. Ingredients 3 Onions 2 Stalks […]

Italian Lasagna

Recipe: Italian Lasagna – Baked Noodles Summary: Every Italian cook has several favorite recipes for lasagna and most of them are good. After experimenting a bit with variations on the general theme you will find that, in fact, it is hard to go wrong. You may add mushrooms or truffles, you may replace the tomato […]

Low Fat & Low Calories Macaroni and Cheese

Recipe: Healthy Macaroni and Cheese With Tomatoes and Basil Summary: Macaroni and cheese is often viewed as a high calorie over-processed boxed meal. However, it can be a low fat and reduced calorie meal that’s easy to make. Ingredients 1 3/4 cups uncooked elbow macaroni 1 tablespoon soft or liquid margarine (You can use Olive […]

Sicilian Basil and Orange Salad

Recipe: Sicilian Basil and Orange Salad Summary: This simple salad combines the vibrant flavors of fresh basil, orange and red onion. Its a classic combination whose fresh and easy preparation says “Sicily.” It is a great starter for outdoor picnics or can stand alone as a light summer lunch. A diced avocado or two tablespoons […]

Italian Dressing Mix

Recipe: Italian Dressing Mix Summary: Easy to prepare, easy to use and delicious too, this wonderful dressing will be a delightful topping to any salad and could very well be the one thing most remembered.