Category Archives: italian

Gingerbread Biscotti

Ingredients: 2 cups (10 oz) unbleached all purpose flour 1.5 cups (7.5 oz) whole wheat flour 1/3 cup (2.5 oz) granulated (white) sugar 1/3 cup (2.25 oz) loosely packed brown sugar 2 tsp baking powder 3/4 tsp salt 1 cup … Continue reading

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C5 Biscotti (Cranberry Cherry Cashew Chocolate Chunk)

Ingredients: ½ c (1 stick) unsalted margarine, at room temperature ¾ cup (5 oz) granulated (white) sugar ½ cup egg beaters 1 tsp almond extract 2 tsp baking powder ¼ tsp salt 1 ½ cups (7.5 oz) unbleached all purpose … Continue reading

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Lasagna Muffins or Lasagna Ravioli

Ingredients for both dishes: 12 wonton wrappers* 1 cup marinara sauce, divided* 6 oz soy crumbles (thawed if frozen) 2 oz grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup fat-free Ricotta cheese 1 tsp Italian seasoning 4 oz (1 cup) shredded low-fat mozzarella … Continue reading

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Easy Italian Eggs

Ingredients: 1/2 cup (4 oz/113 g) Egg Beaters* 1/4 cup of your favorite pasta sauce (preferably a lower-calorie, lower-sugar variety) 1 Tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese Optional: Salt &/or pepper Instructions:* Spray a microwave safe bowl with nonstick spray. Pour the … Continue reading

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Raw Vegetable “Pasta”

Version #1 Ingredients: 2 ounces zucchini, thinly shaved lengthwise with a vegetable peeler 2 ounces yellow summer squash, thinly shaved lengthwise with a vegetable peeler 4 cherry or grape tomatoes, diced 1 tsp sundried tomato tapenade 1/2 tsp olive oil … Continue reading

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Pastitsio (Greek Lasagna)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup uncooked elbow macaroni 1/2 yellow onion, diced 9 oz soy crumbles (thawed if frozen) 1 cup low-sugar spaghetti sauce 3/4 Tblsp red wine vinegar 1 Tblsp light butter 3/4 cup soy milk 1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek-style … Continue reading

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Italian Egg Sandwich

Ingredients: 1 slice hearty rustic bread (I used a multi-grain) A wee bit of nonstick spray 1 egg 1 clove garlic, raw 1/2 tsp olive oil 1/4 cup (2 oz) tomato sauce, warm (I used the sauce recipe from last … Continue reading

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