Panino col Tonno (Tuna sandwich)

A simple, fulfilling and nutritious summer favorite at my house. Ingredients (for 2 subs): 1 French baguette. I prefer the French baguettes from EuroBake which I bake as needed. 1 can of Tuna. Wild Planet Albacore is always my choice, but you can use your own trusted brand or make your own with fresh tuna….

Easy lentil soup, a family recipe

I remember getting all excited as a kid when my mom made this soup. Just the whiff of those lentils cooking was enough to make my mouth water. Mom always used brown lentils, and as a rambunctious three year old I remember calling it “chocolate soup”. My mother would do anything to get me to…

Easy Watercress, Avocado, Red Onions & Apple Salad

Watercress (Spanish – Berro; Italian – Crescione d’Acqua) is one of those veggies we barely hear about, but that is so much nutritious than kale as found in the Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables by Ranking of Nutrient Density Scores, 2014 published by the CDC. Watercress contains significant amounts of iron, calcium, iodine, manganese, and folic…

Easy Margarita Recipe

Margaritas have become the go-to cocktail for almost any summer party. They’re refreshing and quite delicious! The Margarita cocktail is nothing more than a sweet limeade with tequila and triple sec (Cointreau). There are tons of recipes on the internet but this is my special one Ingredients: 1 litter (4 cups) of cold water. 1/4…