Creamy Mushroom & Spinach Pasta

Creamy Mushroom & Spinach Pasta

It’s been a while since I posted.  We have moved from the DC area down to Jacksonville, Fl where we both grew up.  It’s been a whirlwind of moving, staying with my parents and moving again.  We are so glad to be settling into our new home, and this was our first family meal in […]

Breakfast Spaghetti for Dinner

Breakfast Spaghetti for Dinner

This is something my mom would make when I was a little girl.  I don’t remember having it often, so it seemed like a special occasion when we did.  It’s so easy and quick that you could make it all the time – for breakfast or for dinner.  It’s a great for using up leftover […]

How to Spice Up Store Bought Pasta Sauce

How to Spice Up Store Bought Pasta Sauce

I thought I would share a tip on how to make your store bought sauce into a homemade healthier meal.  For starters, I like to add something fresh like some diced up onion, red pepper  and minced garlic.  You could use green pepper if you prefer.  I get mine on sale at Trader Joe’s for […]

Fall Comfort Food

Fall Comfort Food

The weather is taking a dip, so I thought some warm and hearty foods would be good to share.  There’s nothing better than a warm bowl of soup on a cool autumn day.  So here is my list of recipes for keeping the chill away. Cheesy Baked Pasta Chicken n’ Dumplings Taco Chili Creamy Chicken […]

Cheesy Baked Pasta

Cheesy Baked Pasta

I know it’s seems weird to cook all these baked pasta dishes in the summer, but they are so easy to make ahead. As I’ve said before, I do my best cooking in the morning when John is home and Camden is napping. Then I can send John off with it for his dinner break […]

Summer Vegetable Lasagne

Summer Vegetable Lasagne

I had some leftover vegetables that needed to be cooked, so I came up with this hearty vegetable lasagne.  Adding diced zucchini to the sauce gave it the chunky texture of a meat sauce without the meat.  It’s a good mix of summer time veggies and rich comfort food.  The best of both worlds! Start […]