Author Archives: Fred Bollaci

About Fred Bollaci

I'm CEO and President of Fred Bollaci Enterprises. I lost more than 100 pounds while living "La Dolce Vita" and I'm now known as "The Healthy Gourmet." Sample the good life with me through fitness, fine food, and good wine. Meet chefs who cater to a healthy gourmet lifestyle through my Golden Palate blog.

Recipe: Maple Pumpkin Pie Martini by Baleen at La Playa Beach Resort in Naples, Florida

Recipe and photo courtesy of Baleen Naples. BALEEN’s Maple Pumpkin Pie Martini Ingredients 2 oz. butter-washed crown maple (see recipe below) 1 oz. St. George pear liquor .25 oz. dry Curaçao 1 bar spoon pumpkin purée 1 oz. cinnamon syrup … Continue reading

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Recipe: Snake River Farms Pork Tenderloin Pan-Seared with Currant Mushroom Ragu, Stone Ground Grits and Garlic-Parsley Green Beans–Perfect for Fall! By Michael’s on East (Sarasota, FL)

    Recipe courtesy of Chef Jamil Pineda, Michael’s on East Snake River Farms Pork Tenderloin Pan-Seared with Currant Mushroom Ragu, Stone Ground Grits and Garlic-Parsley Green Beans This is a great recipe for autumn entertaining! Serves 6 For the … Continue reading

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Recipe: Pollo con Salvia e Prosciutto Roasted Sage Chicken Stuffed with de Parma Prosciutto & Aged Fontina Cheese, Cherry Tomatoes, Wild Mushrooms & Cannellini Beans, Topped with Crispy Capers by Michael’s on East (Sarasota, FL)

Recipe and photo courtesy of Chef Jamil Pineda, Michael’s on East. Pollo con Salvia e Prosciutto Roasted Sage Chicken Stuffed with de Parma Prosciutto & Aged Fontina Cheese, Cherry Tomatoes, Wild Mushrooms & Cannellini Beans, Topped with Crispy Capers For … Continue reading

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Recipe: Southwest-Style Mahi-Mahi with Roasted Garlic Tomatoes, Corn-Avocado Salsa, Yellow Tomato Gazpacho & Sautéed Spinach by Michael’s on East (Sarasota, FL)

Recipe and photo courtesy of Chef Jamil Pineda, Michael’s on East. Southwestern Seared Mahi-Mahi Roasted Garlic Tomatoes, Corn-Avocado Salsa, Yellow Tomato Gazpacho & Sautéed Spinach 545 Calories | 24 Fat Grams (per serving) Serves 4 For the Corn and Avocado … Continue reading

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Fred Bollaci Introduces “The Italian Trifecta,” 3 New Platinum Palate Destinations in Florida! Marcello’s La Sirena in West Palm Beach, Sale e Pepe at Marco Beach Ocean Resort in Marco Island, and Le Sirenuse Miami at The Four Seasons Surfside at The Surf Club in Miami Beach in Fall 2017 Venu Magazine!

  This fall’s Venu Magazine features my Appetite column showcasing three new #PlatinumPalate gourmet Italian restaurants in Florida! Marcello’s La Sirena (West Palm Beach), a local favorite since 1986 and one of only 4 Wine Spectator Grand Award winners in … Continue reading

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