27 Articles by Silvia Bianco

Silvia Bianco

Southwestern-Style Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

It's the season, once again, for sweet potatoes, and we never tire of good ways to cook this delicious vegetable.

Silvia Bianco
October 1 2014

Apple-Carrot Morning-Glory Muffins!

The perfect back-to-school treat and on-the-go breakfast.

Silvia Bianco
September 14 2014

Mediterranean Salad With Swiss Chard & Quinoa

Step aside, kale! Add swiss chard to your next meal.

Silvia Bianco
August 29 2014

Polenta With Sautéed Mushrooms & Tomatoes (GF Or Vegan!)

Growing up, I thought polenta was strictly an Italian peasant dish. Later, I discovered that it was the darling of chic restaurants everywhere. But...

Silvia Bianco
August 18 2014

Iced Green Tea With Honey & Fresh Lemon Verbena

Some of the sweetest things in life are so simple. They remind us that pleasure can be effortless, comforting and refreshing. Case in point with this...

Silvia Bianco
August 11 2014

Finally, A Veggie Burger That's Worthy Of You (And Your Carnivore Friends)!

A few years ago I worked for a friend who has an awesome organic cafe. Together, we embarked on a quest to create the ultimate veggie burger and...

Silvia Bianco
August 2 2014

Avocado Shrimp Rolls (Yesss!)

Recently I got back from vacation in Block Island, a small island off the coast of Rhode Island known for their lobster rolls. I craved one when I got...

Silvia Bianco
July 24 2014

Life's A Peach: Perfect Summer Salad

I know it's summer when peaches, my favorite fruit, are readily available. But I never thought to use them in a salad until recently. For this recipe,...

Silvia Bianco
June 19 2014

A Simple Dressing That's Great On Any Salad

As much as I like cooking a fabulous meal to share with friends and family, there are many nights when I just don't feel like messing around in the...

Silvia Bianco
May 16 2014

A Delightful Vegan Cream Of Zucchini Soup

I love puréed soups. They're creamy in texture and so satisfying. And they're the only way my (grown) daughter will eat vegetables! Zucchini are...

Silvia Bianco
March 11 2014

Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto That Will Blow Your Mind (Gluten Free!)

Did you know you can make a pesto almost out of anything? Nope, it doesn't have to be basil. In fact, I think that a basil pesto is just too strong....

Silvia Bianco
March 3 2014

Vegan "Creamed" Kale With Caramelized Onions

Creamed spinach is one of my favorites side dishes, but I can no longer justify making it using cream. So when I discovered the great taste and health...

Silvia Bianco
February 20 2014

The Perfect Gluten-Free Blini

Blini (the plural of blin) are Russian dollar-size pancakes.

Silvia Bianco
January 7 2014

Gluten-Free Cranberry Almond Biscotti

I love, love dipping a cookie into my morning coffee or for a tea break.

Silvia Bianco
December 27 2013

Soup In 15 Minutes: Bok Choy, Ginger & Shiitake (Vegan & Gluten Free)

I don't know about you, but after all the festivities over Thanksgiving I'm craving some light eating: a crispy salad or a brothy soup like this one....

Silvia Bianco
December 17 2013

A Kale, Pomegranate & Pear Salad (It's A Healthy Powerhouse!)

Every year for the holidays I prepare a variety of scrumptious dishes. With so many tempting treats to choose from, the greens often get ignored. No...

Silvia Bianco
December 12 2013

Roasted Winter Squash With Leeks & Mediterranean Quinoa

Since I love my pasta and bread (in case you haven't noticed) I try to keep my obsession at bay by coming up with dishes that pack tons of flavor and...

Silvia Bianco
November 30 2013

Vegetable Pot Pie For Thanksgiving (Gluten-Free & Vegan)

I've been creating quite a few special Thanksgiving recipes lately for my gluten-free and vegan community, and I must admit, it's been loads of fun....

Silvia Bianco
November 22 2013