Creamy, Dreamy Herbed Mushrooms

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This oh SO yummy side dish comes together in MINUTES… and it’s gluten-free!  Read on for the recipe: 24-32 oz. white button or baby bello mushrooms 4 oz. cream cheese 2 oz. parmesan cheese splash of milk S&P a few cloves minced garlic few “shakes” of onion powder few T. dried assorted herbs (I used parsley,… Read more »

Delicious Smoothies to the rescue!

Posted & filed under My Delicious Dishes.

Over the weekend I had the pleasure of getting jazzy in creating nutrient-dense smoothies for a client of mine who is dealing with dysphagia (difficultly swallowing) due to recent jaw surgery. My client can ONLY have puréed foods and smoothies for 6 months!! Wellllll, Chef Annie and her delicious smoothies came to the rescue!! I… Read more »

Not your traditional rice and beans!

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Not the same old rice and beans for my clients!  Of course I had to put my Italian spin on the dish! Creamy corn, risotto and Tuscan-style white beans, spinach and basil pesto – finished off with a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese. This Italian Rice and Beans meal was custom made for my veggje- and risotto-loving,… Read more »

Corn and Shallot Chowder

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Finnnnallly got around to preparing some awesome recipes out of the Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease cookbook that one of my fave ladies gave me @char_nolan! I made my client Tarrazan Soup and pictured here, the Oberlin Corn and Shallot Chowder…..Of course I had to add my own little touch by adding puffed corn as a… Read more »

No more rubbery meatballs!

Posted & filed under Chef Annie's Tips.

Being 100% Italian I know what a good meatball tastes like (my Momma makes the best!!) Have you ever had a “rubbery” meatball !? I know I have and they are the worst! Well here is the the secret to a good meatball: You are not looking for a protein packed “ball”, when meatballs originated… Read more »