Pasta

Tomato Meat Ragu

Tomato Meat Ragu

As you know by now if you have read any of my previous posts – we don’t eat a ton of meat.  We may eat meat once on the weekend and sometimes not at all.  I always have been picky about eating meat and before […]

Tomato Sauce with ‘Njuda and White Wine

Tomato Sauce with ‘Njuda and White Wine

My husband and I had a kid free weekend recently.  We went to brunch and hit up a little Italian store that I have been wanting to go to for awhile now.  In addition to all the pottery and pantry staples this store had homemade […]

One Pot Mexican Orzo and Veggies

One Pot Mexican Orzo and Veggies

This one pot Mexican orzo and veggies is a perfect easy weeknight meal. Loaded with beans and veggies it is flavorful AND easy to clean up!   Lately I have been on a one pot or one pan kick.  I had recently made this one […]

One Pot Orzo with Veggies

One Pot Orzo with Veggies

This one pot orzo and veggies takes very little time to make AND saves time on cleanup.  Pasta, tons of veggies and beans are combined in this one pot dish for an easy, flavorful meal.   So I am not a big crockpot girl.  We […]

Cheesy Broccoli Pasta

Cheesy Broccoli Pasta

It is beginning to finally feel like fall which means I am feeling like comfort food.  What I really wanted to make for dinner the other night was some Mac and cheese but didn’t feel like something as heavy.  I figured if I added some […]

Cherry Tomato Pasta with Burrata

Cherry Tomato Pasta with Burrata

Summer vegetables make me so happy.  I love tomatoes in the summer.  This summer my daughter and I have a garden on our balcony and my tomato plants have grown so big and tall.  She loves being able to help go pick tomatoes even if […]

Creamy Lemon Angel Hair Pasta

Creamy Lemon Angel Hair Pasta

When I think light pasta my mind goes right to angel hair.  There is something about the thin noodles that makes me think of pasta as light, even if it’s in a creamy sauce.  I was in the mood for some “light” pasta the other […]

Cheesy Orzo with Roasted Tomatoes

Cheesy Orzo with Roasted Tomatoes

In the summer I love any recipe with tomatoes.  So gear up for more…. But for real I want to incorporate summer tomatoes into EVERYTHING.  My husband was making steak the other night and I was trying to figure out a good side dish to […]

Mexican Mac & Cheese

Mexican Mac & Cheese

On a ninety degree sunny day what is the first thing that comes to mind to cook?  Mac and cheese!  No?  Just me?  Ok not really but it was Father’s Day and the day was all about making my husband things HE liked which is […]

Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese Pasta Salad

Summer is officially here.  I don’t know about you but in the summer I tend to eat way more salads.  I think the thought of eating piping hot food on a hot summer day is just too much.  This past weekend we were bbq’ing with […]