Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes

Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes

by Esther Milne March 19, 2019

This is a typical recipe from Sicily.  My mom grew up eating dishes like this and that's how she has taught me to cook and to eat!  Sicilians don't really eat a lot of meat, maybe once or twice a week.  They prefer to eat the ingredients that grow freely in the fields.  When my mom was growing up, my nonna would make home made pasta and they would pick the fresh olives and tomatoes in the fields.  Of course you need a good quality olive oil, just like Papa Vince!

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Vegetable Pasta with Papa Vince Tomato Sauce

Vegetable Pasta with Papa Vince Tomato Sauce

by Esther Milne March 13, 2019

We used zucchini as our main vegetable ingredient, you can use green beans or cauliflower or your favorite combination of vegetables.  
We also used 2 different types of pasta.  The shape is called Busiate which is traditional pasta from Sicily.  The darker pasta is made from tumminia ancient grain & has 6 times more fiber than regular pasta.  The yellow pasta is made from stone ground semolina which is high in nutrients and protein.

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Pesci al Cartoccio - Baked Fish Parcels

Pesci al Cartoccio - Baked Fish Parcels

by Esther Milne March 06, 2019

Baked fish parcels with vegetables, garlic and Extra Virgin Olive Oil

We always used to eat fish on Fridays when I was growing up and this was one of our favorite recipes.  We used red snapper but you can use your favorite fish and follow the recipe in the same way.  The most important ingredient is the Extra Virgin Olive Oil!  This is a tasty recipe that you can eat as part of the Mediterranean diet.

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Zucchini Napoleon with Tahini-Nut Cheeze - Recipe by Jazzy Vegetarian, Laura Theodore

Zucchini Napoleon with Tahini-Nut Cheeze - Recipe by Jazzy Vegetarian, Laura Theodore

by Esther Milne March 05, 2019

This vegan recipe by Jazzy Vegetarian Laura Theodore combines zucchini, marinara sauce and a home made vegan tahini nut cheese.  Served on top of Papa Vince Busiate Pasta, it looked & tasted delicious!

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Romaine, Mini-Pepper & Walnut Salad - Recipe by Jazzy Vegetarian Laura Theodore

Romaine, Mini-Pepper & Walnut Salad - Recipe by Jazzy Vegetarian Laura Theodore

by Esther Milne March 05, 2019

A vegan recipe by Jazzy Vegetarian Laura Theodore that is simple, fresh and colorful. For the salad you need romaine lettuce, mini peppers and walnuts and the dressing is made with Papa Vince EVOO and Papa Vince Balsamic Vinegar. 

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Quick Red Lentil Soup - Recipe by Laura Theodore, Jazzy Vegetarian

Quick Red Lentil Soup - Recipe by Laura Theodore, Jazzy Vegetarian

by Esther Milne March 05, 2019

Lentils are easy to prepare, versatile and nutritious.  They are also a budget friendly way to add protein to your diet.  This wholesome soup is a recipe from Jazzy Vegetarian, Laura Theodore that is vegan friendly and simple to make.

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Quick Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms - Recipe by Laura Theodore, Jazzy Vegetarian

Quick Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms - Recipe by Laura Theodore, Jazzy Vegetarian

by Esther Milne March 05, 2019

A simple vegan recipe from the Jazzy Vegetarian.  These could be served as an appetizer or as an entree with potatoes and side vegetables.  As Laura would say, 'they're jazzylicious!'

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Italian Turkey Kale Soup

Italian Turkey Kale Soup

by Esther Milne March 05, 2019

I got this recipe from Vani Hari, theFoodBabe on Instagram and it became one of my go to recipes this winter.  It's warm and comforting, keeps you satisfied and it's so simple to make.  Make sure you add that extra drizzle of Papa Vince EVOO at the end, it makes all the difference to the flavor.

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