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. […]

Dairy Free White Mushroom Lasagna

Since The Kid has a dairy allergy, we often need to get creative with our meals that traditionally would have cheese in a “normal” house. Thankfully there are plenty of options that we can use and most things have quick substitutes. Even ones that pass the test of a dairy eater like me. The other […]