Faux-fredo, White Bean Alfredo - vegan alfredo sauce made with white beans. Healthy eating.
According to my trusty list of fun yet irrelevant holidays, July 14th is National Macaroni and Cheese Day. So for something a little different I made it to go with these Mac and Cheese Muffins. There's nothing really complicated about baked macaroni and cheese, and I made it a bit faster by baking them in… Continue reading Mac and Cheese Muffins plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party
I was thrilled with the winning ingredients for this month's Crazy Ingredient Challenge: mushrooms and goat cheese. The CIC is a blogging version of Chopped where we are assigned ingredients to make a dish and blog about it. But in our version, no one gets chopped. We all get lots of ideas to make with the… Continue reading Easy and Delicious Mushroom and Goat Cheese Ravioli
Here's a great one skillet meal that's been in the family for years. Hearty, beefy stick to your ribs meal that cooks up in about 45 minutes, most of it hands off time, making it perfect for a weeknight. I have no idea where the name Mezetti came from, I assume it's the name of the person that… Continue reading Mezetti – Beef and Noodle Skillet Meal
Don't get me wrong, I love pizza. You can mix it up in so many ways from varying the crust (thick, thin, gluten free, French bread, vegetables) to the sauce (tomato sauce, barbecue sauce, white sauce) and then there are the almost limitless toppings (only cheese, meat, vegetables, different cheeses, herbs, fruit, you name it!). But one cannot… Continue reading 10 Pizza Inspired Recipes
A college buddy recently asked on Facebook if her friends cooked dinner every night. Her husband is working some crazy hours lately and she is pretty much a single working mom on most nights. She likes to serve healthy homemade meals to her kids, but she is getting a bit burned out. More than likely she… Continue reading Weeknight Meals
Here's a fun way to serve leftover spaghetti. Or, you can make the spaghetti specifically for the recipe. It takes a little extra time than plain old spaghetti and meat sauce, but my son at least thinks it is fun to eat. And make. J found this recipe in his C is for Cooking cookbook… Continue reading Spaghetti Pie
Most Pasta alla Vodka recipes I have seen use canned tomato sauce to make this delightful spicy creamy tomato pasta sauce. But if you are a gardener, you probabaly are facing an abundance of fresh tomatoes. If not, hit up a neighbor that may need to unload some or go to a farmers market. This recipe is quick… Continue reading Pasta alla Vodka with Fresh Tomatoes