Tag: pesto

lazy lasagna – deconstructed lasagna with vodka sauce

lazy lasagna – deconstructed lasagna with vodka sauce

I love lasagna!  Actually I love pasta in general, so lasagna is no exception.  I love all the layers of pasta and cheesy goodness.  But it is such process to make (here is a recipe for a traditional version).  So it’s not something I make […]

Pesto Panzanella Salad

Pesto Panzanella Salad

Since it’s summer we are eating a ton more salads.  They are perfect on a hot summer night.  We don’t eat a lot of bread but every now and again we make BLTs and I don’t like the rest of the bread to go to […]

quick sides: creamy pesto pasta

quick sides: creamy pesto pasta

  [dropcap]D[/dropcap]uring the week I like to make quick meals.  We also don’t eat a ton of pasta during the week.  But this past week was an exception.  I had made pesto on the weekend that I wanted to use up.  Since my husband is […]

carb fakeout: pesto spaghetti (squash) with roasted veggies

carb fakeout: pesto spaghetti (squash) with roasted veggies

[dropcap]L[/dropcap]ately low carb nights have become a common theme in our house.  Previously I have written before about how my husband followed a pretty strict carb cycling program that helped him drop 10 lbs.  Now it’s more of a lifestyle for him.  Typically we don’t eat many […]

baked chicken pesto pasta – girls night….IN!

baked chicken pesto pasta – girls night….IN!

I had lived in the suburbs of Detroit for the first 5 years I lived in the Detroit area.  I was hanging out and working in the city all the time and wasting time and gas driving back and forth.  Finally I decided I was […]