Basil Becomes…

Pesto is one of my ways to go ‘green’ and savor that garden flavor long past summer! No waste here!  I pick fresh basil leaves from my garden with the wonderful smell (of basil) immediately bursting into the air and onto my hands!  High in potassium and vitamin A. Simply wash, pat dry, add in blender with the ingredients…

Best Sandwich? Mom’s Eggplant Parm’

Want a perfect sandwich for the beach or a picnic? Bet eggplant parmesan wasn’t high on your list!  I have fond memories of my mom making non-traditional sandwiches for Summer Sunday Outings to the beach.  Zucchini and eggs, and yes, MY favorite, eggplant parm’.  This sandwich satisfies your taste, your tummy and helps build strong bodies. Eggplant delivers on fiber, potassium, and antioxidants while tomato sauce adds the antioxidant,…

Recipe: Homemade Italian Stuffed Tomatoes

Ingredients: Tomatoes –  4 about medium to large Garlic – 1 clove Basil, 3 leaves chopped Olive Oil – 2 Tablespoons Parmesan Cheese – ¼ cup, grated Breadcrumbs  ½ cup Anchovies – 3, chopped Green Olives, 2 sliced Pignoli nuts (optional)  1 teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper Flakes, (optional) ¼ teaspoon or to taste Wash tomatoes….