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Eggplant Pizzette

Eggplant Pizzette

It’s like having a pizza, but low fat, low cal, and naturally gluten free 😊 Eggplants, hands down, is one of my favorite veggies. I love them in any shape, form and pairing. And so do I feel about pizza. But eating classic pizza too often is bad for the tummy and waistline, you know …

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Sauteed Broccoli Rabe

Sauteed Broccoli Rabe {Rapini}

Are you tired of conventional steamed spinach or broccoli sides? This sauteed broccoli rabe will give you the perfect variety to classic healthy green sides. For those of you hearing about this leafy vegetable for the first time, let’s see what broccoli rabe actually is. What is Broccoli Rabe? Broccoli rabe is a green leafy …

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Caponata {Sicilian Eggplant Salad}

Eggplant Caponata or Aubergine Caponata is one of the golden staples of Sicilian cuisine. It’s one of the most famous appetizers that is never missing on a Holiday table, being that Christmas, Easter or a Birthday party. There are different versions of Caponata cooked in Palermo and Caponata from Catania. I’ll tell you all the …

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Italian Style Artichokes {RECIPE 3 ways}

Italian Stuffed Artichokes

This simple but utterly delicious  Italian stuffed artichokes is classics that just can’t go wrong. Imagine, soft buttery petals paired with crunchy cheese, herbs and breadcrumb mix all with light and flavorful garlic taste. These artichokes are nothing short of epic! Italian stuffed artichokes can be served as an appetizer, main vegetarian course or paired …

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Artichokes & Potato Casserole {Recipe}

Artichoke & Potato Casserole

Artichoke and Potato Casserole is one of winter and spring favorite side dishes. It goes perfectly with any main course such as chicken meat or fish. And even if you skip the meat or fish you’ll still have nutrient-rich and delicious meal. To make this artichoke casserole both fresh and frozen artichokes (including edible part …

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Baked Spinach Florentine Style

Baked Spinach Florentine Style

Simple and healthy backed spinach Florentine style is a great side dish but also a perfect light meal all on it’s own. Spinach is considered to be one of those super foods for any diet. It’s super low in calories but has an astonishing nutritional composition. Spinach is a storehouse of vitamins and minerals, including …

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Oven Roasted Eggplants

Oven Roasted Eggplants Alla Sarda

Oven Roasted Eggplants Sardinian style is one of signature dishes my mother-in-law makes at home. She shared this recipe with me some time ago and it has become one of my favorites ever since. The original Italian name of these eggplants is Melanzane alla Sassarese. Sassari is a town in Northern Sardinia, and it’s just …

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