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Chocolate Dipped Biscotti

There are three types of cookies my Mom makes every holiday season – Italian drop cookies, biscotti and pizzelles. The below is our family biscotti recipe that I’ve adjusted to make…

Christmas Gingerbread Cookies

The Christmas season wouldn’t be complete without gingerbread cookies. The combination of ginger, cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg marries deliciously with the molasses and brown sugar. I like to…

Pumpkin Cheesecake

This cheesecake recipe is a family tradition. It was given to my Grandma from a friend that owned an Italian restaurant called Louise’s Village in Everett (that’s Massachusetts). My…

Thinking Back, But Looking Forward

As I was taking the train home from NYC to Boston to spend time with my family and friends for Thanksgiving, I couldn’t help but reflect on the past…

Apple, Pear and Ginger Pie

Apple pie is a must on Thanksgiving, but why not switch it up by introducing another fruit and a new spice into the mix (literally – hehe). Apples…

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies

Growing up I was never a fan of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. I liked peanut butter with my crackers, and jelly on my toast, but not together. However,…

Gluten Free Banana Bread Recipe

One of my favorite memories from my family’s home is the smell of banana bread baking in the oven. My Mom use to make it for us all the…

Proof Gluten and Gluten Free Can Be Friends

The gluten free lifestyle seems to the the butt of a lot of jokes lately. You might think I’m being a little too sensitive, but when you constantly hear…

Yoga: Breathe, and Strike a Pose

A lot of changes have been happening lately – a lot of BIG changes. And even though they are all exciting changes and new opportunities, I can’t help but…

Nectarine & Blackberry Crumble

A crumble is a great way to use leftover fruit. The combinations are endless: blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, nectarines, peaches, raspberries, and more! Nectarine & Blackberry Crumble 8″ or…