Italian Pasta Salad

I was making sandwiches for dinner last night and decided that I wanted to do pasta salad to compliment them. Originally I was going to do my spicy pasta salad (recipe available on the site), but then I decided that I really didn’t want to do something mayo based, I wanted something lighter and fresher… ThenContinue reading “Italian Pasta Salad”

Zucchini Banana Bread with Homemade Sea Salt Caramel

Well it seems like it’s the year of the zucchini. They’re huge, they’re plentiful, and they’re cheap! My mother-in-law sent one home with my wife from her garden the other day, I kid you not it had to weigh close to three pounds… biggest zucchini I’ve ever seen. Needless to say I’ve been cooking withContinue reading “Zucchini Banana Bread with Homemade Sea Salt Caramel”

Put away the fry oil… Baked Crispy Garlic Parmesan Chicken

So as is already well documented, I’m a huge fan of the juicy, crispy deliciousness that is fried chicken. One problem, my waste line isn’t as big of a fan, or maybe it’s too big of a fan if you get my drift. I’ve recently (and by recently I mean this week) embarked on a weightContinue reading “Put away the fry oil… Baked Crispy Garlic Parmesan Chicken”

Baked Zucchini Parmesan Rice Balls

I recently made some zucchini & parmesan arancini (rice balls) in the traditional way (i.e. fried), and they were absolutely delicious. I’ve wanted to make them again, but I’m in the process of trying to eat a little healthier to shed some pounds, and fried food just doesn’t fit that bill. So last night I challengedContinue reading “Baked Zucchini Parmesan Rice Balls”