Fettuccine with Spinach Avocado Pesto

If you’re desperate to get dinner on the table fast, then one of the easiest go to strategies is pasta with pesto sauce. Actually anything with pesto sauce for that matter. Pesto is one of those condiments that you can use on the obvious choice of pasta, but also as a dip for veggies, a […]

Thai Shrimp Scampi

Pasta is one of those dishes that you assume you can’t eat while dieting, especially a dish like shrimp scampi that usually comes in a buttery, garlicky sauce that drips from your fork when you eat it. Ahhhhh, yum. Can’t you practically see and smell it in your mind right now? The key to reinventing these […]

Babaganoush Pasta

The Kid has been begging for pasta lately so I decided to have some fun with it and try out some different sauces instead of sticking to the traditional (and so expected) sauces. Babaganoush is a Mediterranean dip that is eggplant based and has a great flavor from the spices in it like cumin and […]

Marinara Spaghetti Squash Boats

Have you seen my tip on cooking squash like spaghetti squash or butternut squash? I always used to attempt to slice those things in half like all the instructions say to do. In the process of using brute strength to power the knife through, I risked losing a finger and just got afraid tired of […]

Mexican Enchilada Lasagna

I always recommend that you think beyond the obvious when you make your meals to keep things fun. When you go the unexpected route, it makes food feel a little bit special. Hey, it works when you have breakfast for dinner or pizza for breakfast, right? The Kid is a typical kid and loves pasta. […]