Disclaimer – I am not here to single out any food brands. I am teaching about reading food labels in general. What’s the difference? Carbohydrates are large sugar or starch molecules. Sugars are simple molecules in the form of granules or syrup. When the label says “no sugar added” this means sugar in some shape or form of granules or syrups were not added. This … Continue reading Insight of the day: No sugar added, does not mean carbohydrate free!
I am obsessed with pizza. Not to mention I am a lot Italian and grew up on it. I could eat pizza for every meal. Mom raised us on making our own bread, pasta and pizza! Yay carbs. Inventing pizza recipes has been a fun tradition in our household. One of my favorites is the “dessert” pizza. Whole wheat crust topped with Nutella, marscapone cheese, fresh … Continue reading Pizza Chicken?
SAVE THE DATE WALK FOR HUNGER SUNDAY MAY 4TH 2014 It is that time of year again~ On Sunday, May 4th, I will be participating in Project Bread’s 2014 Walk for Hunger. I hope that you will support me in my efforts to raise money to help end hunger in Massachusetts! Check out my direct web page to donate! http://support.projectbread.org/site/TR/Walk/General?px=1364781&pg=personal&fr_id=1230 Join my team: Title Boxing … Continue reading Walk for Hunger! 2014
This morning I decided to create healthful yet hearty pancakes. This recipe is a great way to get veggies or fruits, omega fatty acids, and whole grains into your day. All of which are important for a healthy heart, healthy gut function and to sustain energy! This recipe can also be altered to be completely gluten free, or vegan however these specific pancakes are not. … Continue reading Harvest Pancakes!
Friday, April 20th 2012 I visited a farmer’s market in downtown Dunedin, Florida with my cousin Lisa, friend Lisa and Aunt Silvana. It was a pretty good time even though by the time we got there they were starting to shut down! Bummer, we will have to plan ahead next time. Don’t forget to bring cash!! We had to get a picture next to these … Continue reading Famer’s Markets!!!
Banana Bread: Just the sound of it brings some kind of comfort to the mind. Bananas are a wonderful fruit. I have been trying to master this recipe, like any other, for quite some time. I found a really simple recipe on-line and tweaked it. The key to making a successful banana bread really is less flour and more banana. The original recipe is from … Continue reading Amazing Banana Bread!