Meatless Minestrone

Minestrone is one of those amazing comfort foods that is nourishing to the soul as well as to the body. For me, coming home to a big pot of minestrone bubbling away on the stove, filling the house with home-cooked aroma, is like walking into an embrace. Soups are such an effective tool in eating […]

Eggplant Parmigiana

If you have been searching for a diabetic-friendly eggplant dish, look no further! Eggplant Parmigiana is a layered baked dish, with slices of golden-fried eggplant layered with Italian tomato sauce. The addition of parmesan and provolone cheeses guarantee that it is full of flavor and so satisfying! Eggplant can take extra time to prepare, so […]

Chicken Piccata

Leading off our series of Italian cuisine dishes that are a good fit for Type 2 Diabetics is Chicken Piccata. Chicken Piccata is an example of the best type of home-cooked healthy food – fresh, appealing, and full of flavor! The savory pan sauce made of butter, lemon, parsley, and capers is extremely tasty. It […]

Tiramisu “Zucchero Leggero”

Tiramisu is known around the world as “THE” classic Italian cuisine dessert. Here is a low-sugar Tiramisu recipe that tastes just as good as the original. Zucchero Leggero simply means light in sugar. This recipe could be considered a makeover with less sugar, but to be honest, I can’t take very much credit for it. […]

Rustic Italian Peach Pie

One of the oldest dessert recipes that we have written record of is for a peach dish from ancient Roman times. You can read more about it at the link below. As strange as it sounds, the dish is flavored with cumin, which gives a lingering warmth that makes a nice contrast to the sweetness […]

Classic Caprese Salad with Balsamic Glaze

It’s hard to beat the classic flavor combination of fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil. However, this version adds another dimension by adding a rich and syrupy balsamic glaze instead of straight vinegar to top it off. This, combined with a really good quality extra virgin olive oil, is all you need to make this classic […]

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