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Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Even When It’s Cold

Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Even When It’s Cold

| January 17, 2011 | 11 Comments

Remember last week when I mentioned that we have had three big winter storms in three weeks? Well, we are about to make that four in four weeks. It’s all anyone around here can talk about too — we haven’t had a winter like this since the 1990s. Considering that, it’s pretty apropos that this […]

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Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Support

Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Support

| January 10, 2011 | 7 Comments

After one week of exercising more and eating better, I can honestly say that I feel so much better. I have more energy. I am more apt to just get things done. I have been super productive. Now, whether that’s the whole new year, fresh start thing taking hold or an actual impact of what […]

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Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Goals

Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Goals

| January 3, 2011 | 15 Comments

A little while back, I was chatting with Cate online one night — as we often do — when we realized that we both had the same health goal: to lose 40 pounds. After talking about it a little bit, we decided to try losing it together — with a little edge of competition. First […]

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Happy New Year (and Get Healthier in 2011)

Happy New Year (and Get Healthier in 2011)

| December 31, 2010 | 26 Comments

Dear Readers, Thank you so much for all of your comments, reading and feedback this year. I love hearing from you and hope that I have given you lots of yummy posts this year. May you have a very happy New Year! And, if you are resolving to be healthier in 2011, join Cate, myself […]

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Reviving Quick and Easy Salt and Pepper Chicken (and 5 Food Photography Tips for the Non-Photographer)

Reviving Quick and Easy Salt and Pepper Chicken (and 5 Food Photography Tips for the Non-Photographer)

| November 4, 2010 | 3 Comments

This quick and easy recipe for Salt and Pepper Chicken Breasts is an easy way to cook chicken for dinner. Pair it with your favorite sides — and a sauce, if you like. If you are a longtime reader of Sarah’s Cucina Bella, you might remember my recipes for Easy Low-Fat Salt and Pepper Chicken […]

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Fresh Tomato Basil Pasta with Romano Roasted Shrimp

Fresh Tomato Basil Pasta with Romano Roasted Shrimp

| September 7, 2010 | 4 Comments

And just like that, summer ended. I mean, of course it’s still technically summer. But this morning, as I woke Will from his peaceful slumber and got him fed, brushed, washed and dressed for school, summer was clearly over for us. We’re now entering the wonderful world of schedules that revolve around five-day-a-week schooling and […]

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Sesame Soy Napa Cabbage Slaw Recipe

Sesame Soy Napa Cabbage Slaw Recipe

| August 3, 2010 | 4 Comments

When the school packet arrived last week, I got choked up. Parked at the top of our long, winding driveway, I quickly scanned the forms for teacher names while the kids demanded to know if there was mail for them. “One second, guys,” I said. It was the last day of July, a beautiful, spotless […]

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CSA Day: Caramelized Onion and Kale Salad and Other Great Ideas

CSA Day: Caramelized Onion and Kale Salad and Other Great Ideas

| July 14, 2010 | 3 Comments

Welcome customers of Shortt’s Farm CSA! Scroll down for a delicious Caramelized Onion and Kale Salad recipe and other fabulous recipes to use today’s produce. Last summer, on a clear August evening, my cousin popped over to my house and dropped off a container of a delicious, refreshing curly kale salad made with whisper-thin red […]

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Mustard Greens and Beet Greens Salad Recipe with Herb Vinaigrette

Mustard Greens and Beet Greens Salad Recipe with Herb Vinaigrette

| July 13, 2010 | 3 Comments

When mustard greens appeared in my CSA box last week, I didn’t even have a chance to groan before my beloved farmer told me to just try them. My farmer knows me well — anything with the word ‘mustard’ in it is sure to send me packing. However, I do believe in trying everything once, […]

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Grilled Caprese Lasagna Recipe

Grilled Caprese Lasagna Recipe

| June 23, 2010 | 8 Comments

Hello, my name is Sarah and I am a fresh mozzarella, tomato and pesto addict. We eat it as a salad, on bread, over pasta and mixed into baked potatoes. And now … we even have a go-to lasagna recipe that’s perfect for summer. This grilled lasagna is super easy to make. It can be […]

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