simple tomato sauce

zucchini rolls

Chicken Sausage, Ricotta Zucchini Rolls

Are you a carb counter? No judgment if you are, I know many. While I don’t classify myself as one, I have certainly become much more aware of carbs over the years. I still believe in having it all in moderation, and with that comes choices. And I can’t lie, I really like pasta. But […]

baked zucchini

Baked Zucchini “Noodle” Lasagna

This baked zucchini “noodle” is my low-carb “lasagna” alternative that my husband and I have come to prefer. Don’t get me wrong, I still love lasagna now and again as it reminds me of my childhood.  But a reduced-carb option is always good to have. My mom, who is originally from the Midwest, made a […]

spinach stromboli

Whole Wheat Spinach Stromboli

This is my spinach Stromboli, and it is tasty. To clarify some confusion, Stromboli and calzones are not the same thing. Both Stromboli and calzones are pizza derivatives. Both use either pizza dough or Italian bread dough (which involve similar ingredients) to achieve a similar goal: a small handhold pizza roll.  The differences come from […]

tomato sauce

Simple Tomato Sauce

A good classic homemade tomato sauce is the cornerstone of countless culinary creations. Its essence lies in the quality of the tomatoes. Ripe, flavorful tomatoes bring a natural sweetness and depth that no store-bought version can match. Good quality canned tomatoes or ripe fresh tomatoes are the heart and soul of any tomato sauce. Their […]

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