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 noodles are one of Lil’ Foodie’s very favorite foods, and the lo mein with fettuccine noodles is her favorite of all. While I make several different versions of this peanut butter lo mein recipe for her. This is about the simplest one and uses regular natural peanut butter (I sometimes use […]
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…
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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, […]
This easy Shrimp, Asparagus and Tortellini in Lemon-Dill Scampi Sauce was inspired by the bounty of spring, and the fresh flavors of summer soon to come. Asparagus is ridiculously inexpensive right now, and I got a fantastic deal on some frozen wild American shrimp a couple weeks ago, so the combo sort of matched itself […]