Four Minute Microwave Caramel Sauce

Have you ever been to Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory? They have those massive apples on a stick, dipped in caramel, rolled in cookies, drizzled in chocolate. All kinds of coatings. The Kid likes to go and look at them, and we each pick the one we’d get… if she could have caramel, white chocolate and […]

Double Chocolate Brownies

What if I told you that you could eat gooey warm brownies without a ton of effort? Now what if I added that these brownies are less than 100 calories each? One, would you believe me? And two, would you be my best friend forever? 😉 The brownies turned out so moist and fudgey that […]

One Pot Spaghetti with Spinach and Tomatoes

  The Kid loooooooves pasta. That’s an extreme understatement. I think all kids like pasta and that’s why it’s on so many kid’s menus at restaurants. I’ve got a trick that I use to make pasta noodles a bit faster than waiting for the water to boil, putting in the noodles, waiting waiting, and draining. […]

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 […]

Spring Meatballs with Asparagus Pasta Salad

Oops, I did it again. I bought more asparagus. Hey, what can I say. I can’t resist a deal and once Summer is gone, so are the asparagus savings and I’ll be sad again. Maybe that’s exaggerating things a bit. I’m sure there will be a Fall veggie to takes its place at that point […]