Just in time to take advantage of nature's bounty of fresh fruits, vegetables and greens this season! Fiorella has released her newest Living in Italian recipe e-book: Salads of Southern Italy! Salads have long been perceived as "rabbit food" or a symbol of dieting and deprivation, but Italian-born Registered Dietitian Fiorella DiCarlo shows you that salads the Living in Italian way can deliver bold flavors and satisfaction! In her new e-book, Fiorella shares her fool-proof r
A Mediterranean staple, asparagus has been cultivated for over 2000 years. Asparagus was was in a featured recipe in Apicius's De re coquinaria(On the Subject of Cooking), the oldest book of recipes featuring traditional Roman cookery.
For its rich flavor profile and nutrient dense properties, asparagus can be added to any dish for added vitamins and minerals. Asparagus is best enjoyed in the months of February to June. Head over to the farmers market in Spring and pick up
Just in time for the holiday season! Fiorella releases her first recipe e-book compiled of her favorite Italian staples and recipes for a healthy party! The Mediterranean diet is a way of eating and Living in Italian is a lifestyle. This Living in Italian: Crostini & Wine e-book captures the spirit of Italian entertaining, crostini, wine pairings, and setting the ambiance for a rustic yet chic party.
As a dietitian, Fiorella highlights the health benefits, or nutrition RX,
Fiorella will show you how to create an Italian dessert perfect for the summertime. Fresh mint, sweet strawberries, and a touch of cream make the perfect combination of flavors! Ingredients: Strawberries, sliced Lemon Juice, from about 2 lemons Mint Fragolino (wild strawberry liqueur) Fresh Ricotta (or mascarpone) Preparation: In a bowl, add sliced strawberries, lemon juice, and mint. Mix to combine. Pour Fragolino over strawberries, and let steep for about an hour to let fla
Oregano is native to the Mediterranean and is an essential herb in Southern Italian cuisine. This warm, slightly bitter herb belongs to the mint family, along with other herbs like basil, rosemary, and marjoram. Fresh oregano is more aromatic, but can still be enjoyed in its dried form. Oregano is perfectly paired with tomatoes and other Mediterranean herbs! Ingredients: 1 sprig Oregano 2 Plum tomatoes, chopped 1/8 tsp Sea salt 1 tbsp Olive oil 2 Fette Biscottate (Italian cra
Fiorella's fool-proof formula for a delicious turkey dinner- Italian Style! Ingredients: Turkey Leg Parsley Red Wine Vinegar Red Onions Asparagus Nutrition RX: Iron Protein Fiber #LivinginItalianRecipe #video #turkey
Fiorella prepares an Italian favorite: Sausage and Peppers, using a light and healthy recipe! Nutrition RX: Bell Peppers contain Vitamin C and beta-carotene, which provide anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Fennel is rich in folate, fiber and potassium, which help support heart health. Turkey Sausage is a healthier, leaner protein alternative to pork or beef sausage, which is lower in saturated fat which also improves heart health. Ingredients: Spicy Italian Turke
In this video, Fiorella explains the health benefits of cooking with raw garlic! Although it we typically roast or fry garlic, eating this ingredient raw can actually improve the health benefits. Nutrition RX: Allicin- released when garlic is cut and provides excellent anti-microbial properties Ajoene- helps the body prevent the formation of blood clots, useful for individuals with cardiovascular disease Sulphur-containing compounds- helps fight against cancer and has anti-in
Fiorella creates a simple, classically Italian dressing perfect for any salad, full of vitamins + omega 3 fats + Italian Flavors! Taste the Amalfi Coast with this simple and vibrant salad dressing! Nutrition RX: Lemon is a great source of Vitamin C and Flavanoids, which can reduce inflammation, increase iron absorption, and provide anti-oxidant properties. Olive Oil is a great source of Omega 3- Fatty Acids, which improve skin health, and also help to absorb fat soluble vita