Italian Pork Pasta

I usually make pork at least once a week at my house. And I try to make it in a different style of food each time. This time around I went with Italian Pork Pasta. It started with my Parma Rosa recipe (the first recipe in my cookbook!) and evolved from there. As I alwaysContinue reading “Italian Pork Pasta”

Chicken Peanut Noodles

I cannot stress enough how much flavor is added when to take the extra effort to marinate meats. This recipe is no different – the marinade on this chicken really makes the whole dish work. Chicken Peanut Noodles is a delicious combination of a marinated and grilled chicken and a simple peanut dressing over noodles.Continue reading “Chicken Peanut Noodles”

Honey Lime Pasta Salad #summersalads

One of the best ways to get people – especially kids! – to eat their veggies is to mix them into a beautiful, bright pasta salad with a tasty dressing. This super simple Honey Lime Pasta Salad is that little something different that will have the family and friends excited you brought it out toContinue reading “Honey Lime Pasta Salad #summersalads”

Shrimp & Peppers Orzo

This is a perfect dinner for a hot night – simple and bright and full of flavor. While many say you don’t do cheese and shellfish – but those people are wrong! Yes, I would say cheddar and shellfish are a no-no. But lots of other cheeses are perfect with shellfish – especially goat cheeseContinue reading “Shrimp & Peppers Orzo”

Meat Lover’s Mac & Cheese

Pizza and pasta are always a crowd-pleaser – especially when most of the crowd is teenage boys! So I decided to come up with a way to combine the two into one great dish – and Meat Lover’s Mac & Cheese is the result. I have to say this is one for the books! TheContinue reading “Meat Lover’s Mac & Cheese”

Garlic Steak & Lemon Pasta

Steak and Pasta are quick and easy for weeknight cooking. Garlic Steak & Lemon Pasta is a deliciously simple dish that is full of flavor and ready in under 30 minutes! The silky lemon cream sauce comes together so simply and the pairs perfectly with the bold flavors of garlic and pepper on the steak.Continue reading “Garlic Steak & Lemon Pasta”

Greek Meatball Pasta

Meatballs and pasta are a classic combination, but you can do so many different things to freshen it up. For this pasta night delight, I used a ground turkey mixed with roasted red peppers and feta and covered it in a creamy hummus and feta sauce. This Greek Meatball Pasta was a real hit atContinue reading “Greek Meatball Pasta”

Honey Sriracha Pasta

It’ sort of spaghetti but really not! Tomatoes, ground meat, and pasta are all where it gets rather different. It’s almost Thai-style spaghetti, in terms of flavors. Honey Sriracha Pasta has got a sweet and spicy flavor pop that you are going to love. Yes, it’s got a little bit of heat, but really it’sContinue reading “Honey Sriracha Pasta”

Chicken Bacon Alfredo

Alfredo is such a classic pasta dish – often served all on it’s own. But in my family of carnivores – I always have to add meat (and lots of it!). So I decided to make Chicken Bacon Alfredo this go around. The chicken is has just a little kick from red pepper flakes –Continue reading “Chicken Bacon Alfredo”

Colorful Couscous Salad #sidedishes

Summer is knocking on our doors which means meals start to be in the backyard for our family. Most meals include a protein prepared on the Traeger Grill – so a simple pasta salad that I can make ahead is perfect. It gives me the chance to actually hang out with the family while theyContinue reading “Colorful Couscous Salad #sidedishes”

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