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Carrot and Zucchini Noodle Skillet

This pasta was inspired by one of my favorite new (to me) cookbooks, Forest Feast {find these great cookbooks here } My two little ones have been especially picky with their food lately and this was a hit. Few things make me happier at dinner time than not having to make anything “extra” for my little people.…… Continue reading Carrot and Zucchini Noodle Skillet

Food and Libations · Kids and family · One Dish Meals · Pasta · Recipes

When Dinner gets Spooky: Tortellini & Spinach Bake

So last night was one of those nights when I had to get dinner on the table fast. I had to be sure it was something the whole family could eat, which means, me, my husband, and my 14 month old son. I had a cold, and the other two had “man colds” (we all…… Continue reading When Dinner gets Spooky: Tortellini & Spinach Bake

Food and Libations · One Dish Meals · Pasta · Recipes · Side Dishes

Baked Mac and Cheese with Spinach and Roasted Tomato

If I had to choose something to eat as my last meal, a rich, creamy, decadent baked Mac and cheese would definitely be on my dinner plate somewhere ( along with a blue cheese buttered steak, mashed potatoes, some ravioli, some chocolate cake…yes, I would gladly go out stuffing my face.) I came up with…… Continue reading Baked Mac and Cheese with Spinach and Roasted Tomato

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Penne with Peas & Red Peppers in a Chili Cream Sauce

This pasta dish was born out of two things: a conversation with my sister about a pasta dish she had made last week that sounded yummy+ the scant contents of my fridge on the day before a grocery run. Turns out, that = Delicious! You will need: penne pasta 2 red bell peppers, chopped 1…… Continue reading Penne with Peas & Red Peppers in a Chili Cream Sauce