Posts in vegetarian
Lasagna Béchamel

Check out how to make this creamy, dreamy, lasagna béchamel! A quick and easy béchamel sauce combines with earthy mushrooms and bitter radicchio for a perfectly balanced dish! And you'll notice this is lasagna without ricotta cheese because that sauce is all the deliciousness you need in there!

Read More
Flexi-Veggie Lasagna

Fellow Health Coach Marissa Costonis join me in the Cucina this week! She came up with this AWESOME veggie lasagna recipe that can literally be tailored to WHATEVER you like or have on hand! And it doesn’t take long to put together - we pretty much do it in real time in the video! WHAT!? Yea, definitely all together in under an hour!

Read More
Poached Pears

This elegant dessert has a secret - it’s SUPER easy to make! You can make it in advance OR do it right in front of your dinner guests if you’d like to be extra fancy!

Read More
dessert, gluten free, Holiday, recipes, Thanksgiving, vegan, vegetarian, dairy freeCara Di Falcohow to make poached pears, how to poach pears, poached pears, poaching, how to poach, cara di falco, cara di falco news 12, cara di falco fox 5, cara's cucina, cooking class, how to cook, how to make, how to, dessert, dessert recipe, gluten free, gluten free recipes, vegan, vegan recipes, vegetarian, vegetarian recipes, dairy free, dairy free recipes, gluten free diet, gluten free vegan, gluten free desserts, gluten free dairy free recipes, gluten free dairy free, gluten free dessert recipes, gluten free desserts tasty, gluten free desserts easy, gluten free desserts recipe best, gluten free desserts recipe without flour, gluten free desserts without flour, gluten free desserts easy recipes, vegan meals, vegan desserts, vegan diet, vegan dessert recipes, vegan desserts easy, vegan desserts tasty, vegan desserts no bake, vegetarian meals, vegetarian diet, vegetarian dishes, vegetarian desserts, vegetarian desserts recipes, vegetarian delicious recipes, vegetarian dessert recipes, vegetarian desserts without eggs, vegetarian dessert recipes without eggs, vegetarian dessert recipes tasty, vegetarian dessert recipe tasty, vegetarian dessert recipe easy, vegetarian dessert recipe with pictures, vegetarian dessert recipe without oven, dairy free diet, dairy fre, dairy free desserts, dairy free dessert recipes, dairy free desserts tasty, easy dairy free desserts, healthy dairy free dessertsComment
Pumpkin Gnocchi

Pasta is ALWAYS part of what we fondly refer to as "Italian Thanksgiving"! And these pumpkin gnocchi go perfectly with America's favorite meal!

Read More
Applesauce

Overdid it with the apple picking? Not to worry! Here's a quick, easy, sugar free recipe to preserve all that Fall bounty! Homemade applesauce is great with roast meats, in baked goods and even all on its own!!

Read More
Hummus & Pita Chips

Watch how easy it is to make hummus at home! This snack is not only good for you, but quick and simple to make at home! PLUS learn how to make your own baked pita chips from pita bread!

Read More
Heirloom Tomato Galette

Enjoy these last days of Summer by using up her bounty of heirloom tomatoes in this fresh, delicious galette! Fast and easy and LOADED with good-for-you nutrients, it’s a great appetizer and/or vegetarian dish!

Read More
Grilled Peaches

This simple summer dessert keeps everything outside on the grill! These are VERY easy to make and make a great presentation for guests! Serve them up with something sweet and cool - like whipped cream, ice cream or even some whipped ricotta!

Read More
Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

This salad is a meal peppers dream! You can make it on your weekend and portion it out for the week! It can even sit in its dressing because it's quinoa based so it won't get soggy. Top it off with my Mediterranean spiced chickpeas OR grilled chicken if you're a carnivore.

Read More
Cacio e Pepe

My friend Mike Favetta joins me in the Cucina this week showing us his version of pasta cacio e pepe! This classic Roman dish only has 3 ingredients but is often difficult to make! Mike shows us what he learned from the "Nonna" downstairs from his apartment in Milan!

Read More
Panzanella Salad

This simple salad makes great use of leftover or stale bread. As in all things Italian - nothing goes to waste! Soaked in good olive oil and white balsamic - along with the juices from fresh tomatoes and onion - the salad is PACKED with flavor! Let it sit up to overnight to maximize the flavor!

Read More
Fresh Pizza Dough

Fresh pizza in the house! This was always my Dad’s job as a kid, but this Father’s Day, I’m taking over and showing you how to make homemade pizza dough - courtesy of my new friends in Italy!

Read More
Cherry Tomato Sauce

This cherry tomato sauce recipe is SO easy! You can literally get dinner on the table in under 30 minutes! Four simple ingredients marry together to make the perfect dressing for pasta.

Read More
Asparagus Risotto

I LOVE this dish! It’s beautiful green color, the fact that it creates NO waste, and it’s loaded with healthy asparagus! You’ve got to try it out!

Read More
Mahalabia (Mediterranean "Pudding" Dessert)

Mom asked me to figure out how to make a version of this dessert that we had enjoyed together while out to lunch one day. This is what I came up with! Doubles as a great breakfast to be honest. Protein packed Greek yogurt is flavored with vanilla and rose, then topped with bright berry compote, crunchy pistachios and sweet sesame candy! It's the perfect dish for Mother's Day!

Read More
Strawberry Compote w/ Whipped Ricotta

This simple Springtime dish can go from breakfast or brunch all the way to dessert! Mildly sweet, rich and creamy, it's a delicious way to incorporate the first strawberries of Spring!! Try adding it to your next brunch!

Read More
Mediterranean Spiced Breakfast Potatoes

I'm still rocking' this month's theme of a seriously badass brunch menu! And these Mediterranean Spiced Breakfast Potatoes are definitely a keeper! Super easy to make and loaded with anti-inflammatory spices, these potatoes can stand alone or pair with anything from eggs, to sausage and even avocado. They're the perfect base for brunch! 

Read More
Southwest Style Stuffed Pepper

Check out how to make these delicious Southwest Style Stuffed Peppers! Bell peppers, stuffed with quinoa, corn, salsa and black beans make a delicious and easy dinner; AND perfect lunch leftovers the next day! Healthy meal planning at its best!

Read More
Italian Grain Bowl

Watch how to make this incredibly easy, healthful winter salad! I use the ancient grain, farro, as the base for this warming bowl! Perfect to pack for lunch at work since the salad can be eaten warm or at room temperature! Great for meal prep too! Stay healthy my friends! 

Read More
Crunchy Ceci Beans

Check how easy it is to make this healthy snack food! Swap chips, crackers or croutons with these protein packed beans! They satisfy the need for that salty crunch and make a great topping for soups & salads!

Read More