Christina's recipes

A Taste of My Book, "Wellness 1000"

These decadent burgers have none of the saturated fat of meat, but all the “meaty” goodness of a burger and will have even the most committed carnivores coming back for more. And the guacamole... READ MORE

I know what you’re thinking. Scrambled chickpeas? This recipe is such a treat and so easy to make. The earthy spice of the curry provides more than heat. Naturally antiseptic, anti-inflammatory,... READ MORE

From My Show

It doesn’t get fresher than this. On hot summer days, when we feel limp and wilted, this salad comes to our rescue with a moisture-rich, sweetly refreshing energy, a bit of bitter taste to relax... READ MORE

A Sicilian summer classic. Not potato salad as we, in America know it, this version is richly seasoned, wild with varying textures and yummily perked up with... READ MORE

Seasonal Favorites

My mother made a braided bread each and every Easter and we counted the days, hours and minutes until we sliced into the fragrant braids and feasted on this yummy treat. Not just for a holiday... READ MORE

I love farro, from the nutt flavor to the chewy texture. This simple salad was inspired by my friends at Frantoio Bartolini in Umbria and I think you'll love it!

Makes 3-4 servings

Cooking Favorites

I love farro, from the nutt flavor to the chewy texture. This simple salad was inspired by my friends at Frantoio Bartolini in Umbria and I think you'll love it!

Makes 3-4 servings

This cake was adapted from an Italian recipe I found in an Italian food magazine that I love. The recipes are so well-written that I can adapt them in a snap.

Makes 10-12 servings