Mini Zucchini Cheese Bites


  With summer season comes an abundance of zucchini! Yeah if you like it! Not so true for the kiddies in the family who really don't like it. Place cooked zucchini on their plate and envision the reactions and complaints. Finding a way to disguise the zucchini is a better option for my picky kids. Mixing it up with the things they love to eat is the best approach that I've found works every … [Read more...]

Meatless Monday: Zucchini Frittata


  An easy meal for any night of the week, especially wonderful if you have an abundance of zucchini you need to do something with. I grew up eating this every Friday and it was often called in Italian slang, "coo-kud-zil". Now don't ask me why! No idea where that name came from, but that is the word we called it! Not too many kids grow up loving zucchini, but … [Read more...]

Roasted Asparagus Wrapped with Prosciutto


    Do you have a family favorite recipe you've been making for years served at a particular holiday that just wouldn't seem the same without it? Well this is mine! I've been making this asparagus wrapped in prosciutto for years, every Easter. My family just always asks for it and we would totally miss it if it didn't appear on the table. I rarely buy prosciutto, but it makes … [Read more...]

Healthy Kale Mushroom Frittata


    Simple meals are a mom's best friend. Quick, healthy and economical are even better! This may not be my kids favorite meal, but it's certainly the hubby and my favorite! The veggies used here can easily just be changed to whatever you like. My kids would just prefer spinach and cheese. But I had some left over kale from another recipe and wanted to use it up and boy was this … [Read more...]

Zucchini Ricotta Whole Wheat Pie


    Do you like to eat a meatless meal once in awhile? This is a perfect healthy meal that won't leave you feeling unsatisfied or hungry in the least. Add a nice salad and its a perfect choice for Fridays during Lent or any night for that matter. All you need is a really good pie crust and I have just the one for you! I was going to make it with the whole wheat crust recipe from … [Read more...]