FOOD CULTURE

September 5, 2018

Italian cuisine is widely known for its use of fresh, seasonal ingredients. Italian's are also known for mixing locally sourced and readily available foods from all food groups into a large nutrient-packed salad. Stone fruit is native to Italy, particularly the souther...

July 25, 2018

An infusion is the process of extracting medicinal components from a plant material into water, tea, oil or alcohol. This method has been used for centuries to aid in good health. Posca, also known as honey water was a favorite in ancient Rome. The Romans wou...

July 13, 2016

The summer heat makes us crave ice cream and frozen treats, but that can get boring after a while.  The summer can also be a fun time to try out some new recipes using fresh seasonal fruits! Here are some fresh and easy ideas:

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1. Grilled Peaches

Grilled Peac...

October 28, 2015

Autumn is in full swing with the changing leaves and drop in temperature. As we prepare for the weather by breaking out those sweaters from our closet, we also need to prepare our pantries! A great way to do this is to be aware of what is popping up in terms of produce...

October 24, 2015

I'll share my tips to prep fruits and vegetables so you can always add extra vitamins and fiber to any dish!

If you are pressed for time, it is still possible to make quick, easy and healthy MEALS for ONEPreparation is key, so use the 5-part Video Series-MEALS FOR ONE...

August 24, 2015

Try this fresh watermelon drink with mint either alone or with your favorite spirit! Full of lycopene, water and fun! Watch here!

May 13, 2015

Benefits of Fruit:

  • High in Fiber

  • Antioxidants

  • Vitamin A

  • Vitamin C

Ways to Buy:

  • Fresh fruit is the best!

  • Frozen Fruit is Good!

Avoid:

  • Canned Fruit

  • Fruit Juices

  • Yogurt with Fruit on Bottom

  • Fruit Cups

Fruit Tip: Add Fruit...

May 13, 2015

The fruits that are bought in their natural season have highest level of vitamins and nutrients. They are also cheaper now than if out of season.  This is a great time to pick of these juicy healthy fruits for your home- add to all your meals and choose as snacks!

 

Apri...

April 28, 2015

Fiorella shows you how to assemble delicious vegetables for easy to prepare sides for any meal! Check out the best fruits and how to make a tasty smoothie!

 

Meals for OneFruits and Vegetable Dishes:

December 2, 2014

Watch me prep three strawberry dishes using La Fragola in this fun recipe from my mother! 

Drunken Strawberries (Fragola Ubriaca)

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups strawberries, roughly diced (don't cut them like you are french, cut them wild)!

  • 1 tbs Sugar

  • 1/2 cup of limo...

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