Best Paleo Lasagna
My friends go crazy for this amazing lasagna. With its rich layers and luscious flavors, every bite transports me to Italy. However I can't eat wheat, cheese, or tomatoes. So this recipe uses zucchini strips, coconut ricotta filling, Vegan Parmesan Cheese
, and No-Tomato Sauce
. Or use ...
Artichokes di Campagna, Tarragon Dip
In the Italian countryside, or “campagna”, everybody knows how to cook artichokes. This is the quickest and one of the most delicious ways to prepare them. When I have only 15 minutes, this is my favorite vegetable. Artichokes are one of the best foods for liver health and to balance blood sugar. ...
Easy Gluten-Free Apple “Torta di Mele”
My favorite Italian dessert is also the easiest. This is called torta di mele morbida
(soft apple tart), Paleo-adapted from my amazing friend Giorgia Pistellato in Venice. Not a fancy dessert - it's is an everyday sweet with apples and cinnamon that always pleases (and reminds me of my former opera career in Italy.) This Apple Torta is a perfect choice for beginning bakers and children, simply because it NEVER FAILS!
A luscious last-minute recipe like this can be a useful stand-by in your kitchen, since it uses common ingredients that you probably have on hand. ...