Ricotta Cheese Balls

My husband absolutely loves cheese!! It’s his favorite thing in the whole world; And let’s face it, sometimes you just don’t feel like meat. Well, I kind of stumbled onto a recipe from an Italian food website (nope, not a lick of English spoken) looking for some inspiration, and I stumbled onto this recipe that … Continue reading Ricotta Cheese Balls

Chicken Francese

Chicken Francese is an Italian-American dish of thin chicken cutlets coated in a very light batter of flour and eggs and cooked in a light sauce made with white wine, butter and lemon juice.There is also another popular version called Chicken Piccata, which is made the same way, but also includes capers in the sauce. … Continue reading Chicken Francese

Zuppa Toscana

A hearty soup made famous by OLIVE GARDEN, and one we get frequently requested to make.It has Italian sausage, red pepper flakes, kale and instead of potatoes we used DAIKON RADISH…..Daikon is very low in carbohydrates compared to potato, it holds up really well in a soup, and has the same mouth feel once boiled … Continue reading Zuppa Toscana

Chicken Saltimbocca

Chicken Saltimbocca is a classic Italian dish that literally means “JUMP IN THE MOUTH“, and that is exactly what this dish does. Saltimbocca is almost like an Italian version of Cordon Bleu. It’s a chicken cutlet thinly pounded and filled with a slice of prosciutto, a sage leaf and a slice of provolone cheese. Then … Continue reading Chicken Saltimbocca

Pesto Chicken

We’ve taken our delicious Pesto Sauce that we made the other day, and paired it with some delicious chicken cutlets and fresh Mozzarella Cheese!! And to top it off, we served it with our garlic butter slathered Italian Sciachiatta Bread.SUMMER ON A PLATE!! …..And it’s ridiculously easy to prepare! We’ve already made our Pesto Sauce, … Continue reading Pesto Chicken

Sciachiatta

Pronounced (sca-cha-ta ) is an Italian bread that means “Squashed”. It’s very similar in flavor and texture to a Focaccia, but is about half as thick. Today we’ve kept ours simple, just topped with Rosemary and Sea Salt and then brushed with garlic butter while it’s still hot. However, like with a Focaccia it’s great … Continue reading Sciachiatta