Because “no one wants to bake lasagna in the oven in the middle of the summer”. What a terrific idea, thanks to realmomkitchen.com! see recipe
Spring Into Summer Pasta Salad
With the weather warming up, we felt like having a refreshing pasta salad to accompany our grilled pork chops. see recipe
Summer Squash & Artichoke Pasta
We just moved into our first house, and our next door neighbors brought us fresh squash from their garden… see recipe
Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese
What a great way to make a homemade mac n cheese, if you’ve got the patience! Thanks to Laura with realmomkitchen.com for this recipe. see recipe
Green Olive Sauce
This simple sauce works well for a pasta dish but would be great as a bread dip too! Thanks goes to our Featured Foodie, Jenny, with savourthesensesblog.com for this one! see recipe
Spring Pasta with Prosciutto, Lettuce and Peas
Here’s a great dinner idea for this time of year, thanks to our Featured Foodies at acoupleinthekitchen.us! see recipe
Fresh Tomba (Tomato-Basil) Sauce
We’re very excited to introduce our new Featured Foodie, Cynthia, with Tasteslikehome.org. She has a collection of amazing preparations, including this super fresh, simple, versatile sauce. see recipe
Glazed Whole Tomatoes Over Penne
Had some extra tomatoes lying around, so we whipped this together. Delish!
Chicken Chow Mein
How to make a simple chicken chow/lo mein dish at home! Better than take-out and lower sodium! see recipe
Mostaccioli with Springtime Squash
Spring is in the air! Time to get back to the farmer’s market and pick up some local produce! see recipe
Red Curry Shrimp with Rice Noodles
This delicious Asian recipe comes from our friends at A Couple in the Kitchen. It’s a great alternative to ordering takeout and is super simple!
A fun way to switch up your lasagna recipe! see recipe
Cream Cheese Pasta Sauce (kids love this)
Simple cream cheese pasta sauce. Cook up the pasta, strain and add the ingredients. see recipe
Creamy Garlic Alfredo Sauce
Here’s a super simple alfredo sauce recipe! Great for white pizza too! see recipe
Croxetti Pasta Recipe
I was recently at NYC Eataly with my hubby and we picked up a couple of bags of this really cool pasta that we’d never seen before. see recipe
Roasted Butternut Squash and Red Onion Pasta Salad
Shared by our Featured Foodies at Duo Dishes, this seasonal pasta salad will brighten up your holiday dinner table in a fun, not so traditional way! see recipe
Simple Gnocchi with Fresh Mozzarella
Chewy deliciousness! Yum, this gnocchi recipe takes just minutes and it’s 5 ingredients or less! see recipe
Creamy Artichoke Campanelle
Super simple bell shaped pasta recipe with artichokes and goat cheese. see recipe
Creamy Duck Pasta
I know, I know…Duck pasta might be a bit much for some of our readers, but give it a try some time! A little duck goes a long way with flavor.
I had an extra package of ground chicken that needed to be used, so I put together a quick and simple chicken meatball recipe! see recipe
Lobster Mac n Cheese
Super rich and creamy lobster macaroni and cheese. Try this recipe for personal portion side dish! see recipe
German Dumpling Recipe
Try something new for dinner with this simple spaetzle recipe! We’ll show you how to make spaetzle from scratch! see recipe
Simple Bolognese Sauce
A simple sauce to make for any occasion! You’ll use this recipe for many years to come! see recipe
Baked Ravioli Casserole
a semi-homemade ravioli with meat sauce recipe! 30 minute meal! see recipe
Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta
- 2 cups dry pasta
- 2 tbsp. olive oil
- 1 tsp. sea salt
- 1/4 tsp. pepper
- 3 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
- 2 cups croutons, crushed
- 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese
- 2 egg whites, whisked
- 1 tbsp. lemon juice
- 2 tbsp. water
- 6 slices of smoked ham, thinly sliced
- 6 Swiss cheese slices, thinly sliced
- 4 tbsp. honey mustard dressing
- Wash and pat dry chicken breasts.
- Sprinkle salt and pepper evenly over chicken; set aside.
- Combine seasoned crouton crumbs and parmesan cheese in a large zip-top plastic bag.
- Whisk together egg whites and water in a shallow bowl.
- Dip chicken in egg white mixture, and drain.
- Place 1 breast half in bag; seal and shake to coat.
- Preheat oven to 450F.
- Remove and transfer to a lightly greased aluminum foil-lined baking sheet, and repeat with remaining chicken.
- Bake for 20 minutes or until chicken is done.
- Top each breast half with 2 ham slices and 2 cheese slices.
- Prepare pasta according to packaging instructions.
- Bake chicken for 5 more minutes or until cheese melts.
- Drain pasta.
- Chop chicken into bite sized pieces.
- Toss with pasta, olive oil and honey mustard dressing.
- Serve with a veggie of your choice!
Flavorful pasta dish for four! see recipe
Gnocchi with Rose Sauce
Store bought gnocchi with a simple rose sauce. Definitely not low cal, but it can be ready in minutes! see recipe
Lots of ingredients in this recipe, but it’s super simple and scrumptious! see recipe
Lemon Broccoli Pasta
This will feed a family of 5! Delicious pasta recipe with cream sauce.
Hot Garlic Pasta
Hot garlic is to die for! I tried it at a garlic festival recently, but you can find it at natural food stores or farmers markets!
Here’s a recipe for Hot Garlic Pasta!