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 […]

Spaghetti Carbonara

After having to deal with veggie overload most of the time, I promised The Kid a week of kid friendly food. Her favorites are the standard pizza, pasta, burgers, and a few other similar items. It’s always fun to play in the kitchen, so I took it as a challenge to make kid friendly meals […]

Summer Veggie Pasta Saute

During the summer months, I hear from a lot of clients that they just can’t stomach eating a lot with the heat. Heat can definitely impact your appetite, but it’s still important that you eat according to plan and make healthier choices instead of filling up on liquid calories. I like to take advantage of […]