Blog Archives for tag raisins

‘Swiss Chard & Feta Pasta’

This unique pasta dish comes together in about the time it takes to cook your pasta!  With its Sicilian flavors… Continue reading »

‘Kale Slaw with Soaked Raisins & Pine Nuts’

Hands down, my favorite variety of kale is Lacinato or Tuscan kale.  I like the sturdy yet tender texture of… Continue reading »

‘Pecan-&-Raisin Parsnips’

This recipe would work very well with a number of root vegetables: turnips, carrots, or even rutabagas come to mind…. Continue reading »

‘Slow Cooker Ropa Vieja’

I have really learned to embrace my slow cooker over the past couple of years. It used to be that… Continue reading »

‘Healthy Pumpkin Carrot Pecan Muffins’

I love these moist pumpkin muffins because they are chock full of wholesome ingredients.  Pumpkin puree yes, but also grated carrots, raisins,… Continue reading »

Sicilian-Stuffed Peppers

There is something so comforting about a dish like this.  Not only does the Sicilian-inspired filling of rice, ground beef,… Continue reading »

Swiss Chard & Golden Raisin-Stuffed Turkey Tenderloin with Marinara Sauce

I love the southern Italian influences in this hearty stuffed turkey dish.  A popular flavor combo in that region is… Continue reading »

Shredded Kale Salad with Marcona Almonds & Golden Raisins

Ahhh….another creation inspired by the veggie garden.  A simple shredded kale salad that is packed with nutrients, packed with flavor, and… Continue reading »

Orange-Glazed Carrots & Parsnips with Golden Raisins and Thyme

Glazing root vegetables is great (and very hands-off) way to cook them to perfection.  Simply place the cut vegetables in… Continue reading »

Sicilian Spaghetti

For this delectable and unique pasta, I decided to combine al dente spaghetti noodles with an array of Sicilian flavors.  Plump… Continue reading »