Baked goods, Cheesy, Comfort food, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Italian, Low-carb

Gluten-free cheese bread

Who doesn't love cheesy bread? I tend to deprive myself, since it’s not exactly, well, healthy. Make no mistake, I’m not over here reinventing the [cheese] wheel (I apologize for that pun); this is not a low-cal or fat-free dish by any stretch of the imagination. But for those watching their gluten intake, this is… Continue reading Gluten-free cheese bread

Classic, Comfort food, Italian, Sauces

Simple Fresh Marinara Sauce

Have you ever wondered what’s in the jars of pasta sauce you can buy at the grocery store? Chances are, it’s a bunch of stuff you can’t pronounce, much less actually know what the ingredients are. Not to mention all the added salt and sugar. Some companies are trying to market “all natural” products, but… Continue reading Simple Fresh Marinara Sauce

Italian, Kale, Sausage, Soup

Olive Garden’s Zuppa Toscana – My Take

Ok, so apparently a lot of people in Sarasota (and everywhere) love the Olive Garden and I’m not going to lie, I love the Zuppa Toscana that they serve. That being said, though, I’m not going to trek out to Olive Garden every time I want a bowl of hearty soup. That’s why, through much… Continue reading Olive Garden’s Zuppa Toscana – My Take