56 Articles by Silvia Bianco

Silvia Bianco

Make Sunday A Funday With These Muffin Tin Frittatas

These muffin frittatas take about 20 minutes to bake, can be stored in the refrigerator for up to four days, and make for a healthy and tasty...

Silvia Bianco
March 30 2014

3 Springtime Vinaigrettes To Hug Your Greens

There's nothing quite like a beautifully emulsified vinaigrette to gently hug your greens … just enough to enhance their natural goodness and leave...

Silvia Bianco
March 24 2014

Make Any Salad Taste Great With This Avocado & Lemon Dressing

Having a delicious homemade dressing (or two) on hand in your refrigerator is one of the tricks to getting a meal on the table fast without...

Silvia Bianco
March 18 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

Gluten-Free Mac-N-Cheese With Cashew Cream, Broccoli & Peas

If you're anything like me, by the time February rolls around, you're craving some comfort food. At the top of my list for this soothing pleasure is...

Silvia Bianco
February 13 2014

Homemade Herbed Tortillas With Avocado, Arugula & Apples (They're Vegan!)

If you've ever had a homemade tortilla, fresh off the pan when it's still warm, soft, bubbly and slightly charred, you'll know that store bought...

Silvia Bianco
January 29 2014

The Perfect Gluten-Free Blini

Blini (the plural of blin) are Russian dollar-size pancakes. They're traditionally made with buckwheat flour, which you can certainly use in place of...

Silvia Bianco
January 7 2014

Winter Squash Salad With Toasted Nuts & Cranberries

I think I need to eat more greens. Too many carbs over the holidays have me craving a crispy salad. But it has to be interesting. It has to fill me...

Silvia Bianco
January 3 2014

Gluten-Free Cranberry Almond Biscotti

I have a confession to make. I love, love dipping a cookie into my morning coffee or for a tea break. But they can't be sugar-loaded cookies. That...

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

Stuffing With Gravy (Gluten-Free & Vegan)

I've been experimenting with various stuffing recipes for people who won't be stuffing a turkey this Thanksgiving. While I was at it, I thought I...

Silvia Bianco
November 19 2013

How To Make Gluten-Free Bread Crumbs (Handy For Holiday Favorites)

I know that staying on a gluten-free diet can be challenging, especially during the holiday season, so here's a way to make gluten-free bread crumbs...

Silvia Bianco
November 12 2013

Easy Butternut Squash Gnocchi With Cashew Cream Sauce

I wasn't going to post this because the perception is that gnocchi are hard to make, but when I thought about it, I knew I couldn't let that...

Silvia Bianco
November 8 2013

Gluten-Free Lentil Soup With Quinoa & Tomato

I love lentil soup but after more than one bowl, well ... it's a little too lentil-y. I know that's not a word, but that's how it tastes to me after a...

Silvia Bianco
November 1 2013

Butternut Squash & Kale Quesadilla (It's Ridiculously Healthy!)

There's no such thing as having too many easy dishes you can quickly put on the dinner table on busy weeknights. Trouble is, fast and easy often...

Silvia Bianco
October 30 2013