I'm very familiar with authentic Italian food, especially Tuscan cuisine, which is the some of the most humble food I've ever eaten in my life. My husband, the Tuscan chef, and I traveled the old country with our 2-year-old son last month and ate our way through Florence. Though it may seem out of your culinary league, it's very easy to recreate some of the best Tuscan food, right in your home.
Tis the season to be jolly, but that’s still no excuse to go overboard on the calories. One reason why many of us seem to gain weight during the holidays is due to extra sugars and fats found in most desserts and candy. Since Christmas is just around the corner, you’re probably looking for dessert recipes to impress your guests with. Lucky for you, there are plenty of low-calorie candy recipes available for a guiltless Christmas celebration. Fans of healthy eating will definitely appreciate these 7 low-calorie Christmas treats that taste just as good as grandma's.
This holiday season, you want an excuse to bring together all of your favorite people. You feel like setting the stage for a shared good time, so you've elected to host a holiday party. Go you!
But whether you're a first-time party host or you're throwing your twentieth annual Christmas bash, it never hurts to give your guests something new to look forward to. This season, why not make it happen with a few fun holiday drinks? So rather than relying solely on eggnog to satisfy those thirsty guests, try throwing some new festive cocktails into the mix. Here are seven ideas to get you started.
If you love avocados as much as I do, then you"ll be pretty excited about this super simple breakfast or brunch recipe. The Avocado Smash has become the newest food trend for this delicious ripe green fruit. Very similar to that of guacamole, this smash up of avocados, citrus and crushed red peppers, on freshly toasted bread definitely makes breakfast the most important meal of the day.