Easy Cheesy Broccoli Cavatelli Recipe


This Easy Cheesy Broccoli Cavatelli recipe is one of my go-to comfort foods.  I have lived in Rhode Island all my life, and we have a thriving Italian culinary culture around here.  Although I don’t have a drop of Italian in me, most of us in this area, sort of gain a little through proximity, […]

Peanut Butter Lo Mein Recipe (a Lil’ Foodie Fave)

Peanut Butter Lo Mein Noodles Recipe

Peanut Butter noodles are one of Lil’ Foodie’s very favorite foods, and lo mein style made with fettuccine noodles is her favorite of all.  I make several different versions of this peanut butter lo mein.  This is about the simplest one and uses regular natural peanut butter (I sometimes use powdered peanut butter). My daughter […]

Easy Italian Chicken & Veggie Ravioli Bake

Italian Chicken & Veggie Ravioli Bake 2

Sometimes there is nothing like an easy to prepare home cooked meal. One that requires no fussing. This Easy Italian Chicken & Veggie Ravioli Bake can be tossed together in a few minutes, then popped in the oven and ignored until the timer goes off, perfect for those days you have too many things to juggle, but want a balanced, yet budget-friendly meal for the family…

Shrimp, Asparagus & Heirloom Tomato Ginger Scampi Recipe

shrimp, asparagus tomato ginger scampi

Although we are technically in fall now, heirloom tomatoes are still readily available in my area. The fall asparagus crop also seems to be in full swing, as prices have been astoundingly low the past couple weeks.  I took full advantage of this economical bounty in this Shrimp, Asparagus & Heirloom Tomato Ginger Scampi.  Shrimp […]

Creamy Parmesan One-Pot Chicken and Zucchini Angel Hair #Betterforyou

chicken zucchini pasta

One thing I have grown so tired of hearing is the excuse that people can’t afford to eat healthy. The other things I’m tired of hearing are healthy food doesn’t taste good. This easy one pot recipe features Better For You whole grain Barilla pasta, fresh antibiotic free chicken breast & seasonal zucchini in a creamy Parmesan sauce. It’s all cooked up in one pot, with no weird ingredients, isn’t expensive to make and is on the table in less than a half hour.

Easy Cheesy Veggie Salsa Mac

veggie salsa mac n cheese

Around this time of year the abundance of vegetables can nearly seem overwhelming.  Even if you don’t have a vegetable garden, the low prices on some produce can be so tempting, that it’s easy to over buy.  One day last week, I’d plucked a couple carrots and a Japanese eggplant from my not so stellar […]

Easy Super Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Wagon Wheels Pasta

buffalo chicken mac n cheese

I’ve pulled out all the stops today with an extra cheesy buffalo chicken pasta. I adore cheese, and every once in awhile, I give into my “fiending for fromage” sans limitations.  Today was one of those glorious days.  I basked in the joys of liquid gold, with the added enhancement of a spicy kick.  Now, […]