Tag Archives: Family Bites

Salmon Quinoa Salad with Lemon Caper Vinaigrette

This light and refreshing salmon quinoa salad with lemon caper vinaigrette is packed with protein and heart-healthy superfoods that will leave you feeling satisfied and wanting more! Summers in Sardinia are hot, and consequently the oven rarely gets turned on. Fresh salads are an integral part to summer fare, but since they are prepared so …

Pasta With Pancetta and Tomato Sauce

Pasta with pancetta and tomato sauce, traditionally known as pasta all’Amatriciana, is a quick and super simple pasta dish to prepare for the family. The sauce is one of the easiest to prepare since it only requires a few ingredients. This is a rustic Italian classic that the family is sure to love. This popular …

Healthy Summer Pasta Salad

Summer salads make for quick, easy, and healthy meal options, for a lazy day by the pool, a casual dinner party or a bring-along meal for a picnic or barbecue. This healthy summer pasta salad is made with homegrown cherry tomatoes and cucumbers, fresh basil, tangy black olives, and creamy mozzarella cheese. Summer days in …

Italian Eggs and Peppers

Italian eggs and peppers is a classic, rustic dish that can be served for brunch or lunch with a fresh piece of crusty Italian bread. This healthy 3-ingredient meal is so effortless to prepare and is the kind of no-stress meal that should be on everyone’s recipe repertoire. One of my favorite memories is of my nonna …

Roasted Cauliflower Quinoa Bowl

This wholesome, vegan roasted cauliflower quinoa bowl is the perfect one-bowl meal, made with protein-rich quinoa and a fresh and tangy avocado lime dressing. It’s light and fresh, yet surprisingly filling. A delicious vegan meal that non-vegans can enjoy as a main or a side dish. I have a confession to make. I’m obsessed with cauliflower. …

Healthy Salmon Rice Burgers

These healthy salmon rice burgers deliver the flavour and texture of traditional burgers, without the fat and calories. They’re light and tasty and surprisingly filling an lend well to a clean eating lifestyle. Cooking to have leftovers is my ultimate secret to meal planning. Sunday mornings are usually reserved for making big batch meals, as well …

Healthy Hamburger Helper

Toss that packaged Hamburger Helper full of processed, unhealthy ingredients and prepare this easy-to-make healthy hamburger helper – a hearty, rich meal that you can actually feel good about feeding the family. Long gone are the days when Hamburger Helper was a preferred meal of the family. My mother was an excellent cook – still …

Italian Lentil Soup

This rich and hearty Italian lentil soup is a comforting dish made with humble ingredients – dried lentils, fresh vegetables, and herbs and spices. It’s a super healthy soup to add to your dinner rotation – it’s hearty and filling and will appease vegans and non-vegans alike. Lets talk lentils. They’re high in fiber and …

Vanilla Chia Granola

Vanilla chia granola is the perfect winter snack, ideal as a hearty breakfast option or a quick grab n’go snack, or as a healthy, crunchy topping for yogurt, ice cream, and more. Granola is a constant in my pantry during the winter months, and for good reason – it’s healthy, easy to prepare, and everyone in …