Cristina Ferrare

BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP

BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP RECIPE 

Butternut squash makes a creamy smooth soup filled with fall spices. It’s the perfect soup to fill the soul before you go trick or treating or to calm you down before the big game!

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Vegetable Spring Roles

Vegetable Spring rolls are a perfect summer snack! Enjoy them also for lunch or appetizers to serve at a party! These little packages of mouth water goodness are packed with nutrients rich in anti-oxidants that are brain healthy, so indulge and enjoy! Read more »

Stone Fruit Salad

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It’s summer and there is an abundance of fruits and vegetables that help mind and body. Since we are in the middle of my favorite time of year, peach season, I composed a beautiful Stone Fruit Salad.

This Stone Fruit Salad combines sweet plums, peaches, apricots and avocado with baby arugula, baby spinach, buratta cheese, crunchy walnuts and a shallot vinaigrette! It’s an explosion of flavor and textures in every bite, it’s the perfect salad to serve during your Fourth of July celebration. Read more »

PEANUT BUTTER AND CHOCOLATE SHAKE

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Recently I decided to make a life change when it came to refined sugar in my diet and have been creating recipes that are not only good for you but can curb your sweet tooth by replacing processed ingredients with heart healthy choices to help fuel your  body and energy through out the day.

One of my guiltiest pleasures is a Reese Peanut Butter Cup and not wanting to give them up completely I whipped up this low calorie Peanut Butter and Chocolate Shake so I can continue to get my fix 😉 but feed my body, mind and soul.  Read more »

How To cook Osso Bocco In a Pressure Cooker

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This week on Home and Family I shared one of my husband’s favorite meals Osso Bocco.Osso Bocco can be time consuming but well worth it. Don’t have the time but want to impress your family or that special someone with a meal that looks like you spent all day in the kitchen for? Well here is my super easy, melt in your mouth recipe for Osso Bocco cooked in a pressure cooker and Dan Kohler of Renegade Kitchen joins me in the Home and Family kitchen to explain the science behind the cooking process.
I hope you enjoy it!
Cristina

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HOW TURN A SINGLE BOUQUET INTO 3 DIFFERENT FLOWER ARRANGEMENTS!

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This week on Home and Family I share four of my floral arrangement tips on how to a single bouquet ant turn it into three different flower arrangement to fit in any room of your house.  Read more »