Posts Tagged “Italian”
Pesto is a crowd pleaser. It’s truly greater than the sum of it’s parts. The combination of flavors and its divine texture make it one of my favorite sauces. It’s commonly available in the refrigerator section of grocery store, but those pestos are never very good. It’s a very rewarding experience to make it yourself.
Tough it appears to be a healthy addition to ones diet, it’s generally loaded with various fatty ingredients to give it a creamy texture. My avocado pesto is a whole foods plant-based answer to the classic recipe.
Cauliflower is one of my favorite members of the cabbage family. The season is over at the end of February, so I’m going to try to enjoy it a few more times over the next two weeks. I won’t enjoy cauliflower again till it is in season again in the fall. Though it is lower in vitamins than its close cousin with super food status – broccoli, it is still a healthy addition to everyone’s diet. Because cauliflower is quite mild, it takes on dressings and spices quite nicely. By the way, we’ll get beck to our discussion of dried spices soon. Today, I’m in the mood for some Mediterranean cauliflower.
I inherited a my love for cauliflower from my mom. It’s her all time favorite vegetable.