Pasta

Easy Taco Lasagna Recipe

Easy Taco Lasagna Recipe

This Easy Taco Lasagna recipe comes together quickly and blends two favorite flavors into one exciting dinner.  It’s the best of both worlds!

Healthy Kid Snack For Halloween: Fruit Spiders Recipe

Healthy Kid Snack For Halloween: Fruit Spiders Recipe

Creepy and crawly but deliciously cute, these fruit spiders are so fun, your little ones will beg for this healthy kid snack for Halloween. They’re fast and affordable to make, and so easy that your kids can help you make them. (This healthy kid snack for […]

Easy Chanterelle Mushroom Pasta Recipe

Easy Chanterelle Mushroom Pasta Recipe

If I were forced at gunpoint to choose my favorite mushroom of all time, and it would be the only mushroom I ever ate again (tough dilemma for a mushroom lover such as myself), I would have to go with chanterelles. Chanterelle mushrooms appear delicate, […]

Why Whole Wheat Pasta is Better For You (And How to Get Your Kids to Eat It!)

Why Whole Wheat Pasta is Better For You (And How to Get Your Kids to Eat It!)

First of all, if you have a gluten allergy or intolerance, you may just want to skedaddle right out of here and check out some of our gluten free recipes. This post is mostly about the gluten happy, carbo loaded, wonderful world of wheat pasta. […]

Somen Salad Recipe

Somen Salad Recipe

I’ve been going through the recipe archives, looking at some of my favorite recipes and realizing that they’ve changed a bit through the years.  I’m also a much better photographer now, so every once in a while I plan to reshoot some past recipes and […]

Asian Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe with Homemade Chicken Stock

Asian Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe with Homemade Chicken Stock

When trying to stretch your food budget, it’s a good idea to look at cultures that have been doing so with excellence for thousands of years.  The Chinese know the art of nose to tail eating, or using every part of an animal.  While some […]

Whole Grain Shells and Cheese Recipe and $100 Amazon Giveaway

Whole Grain Shells and Cheese Recipe and $100 Amazon Giveaway

When I was a child, my number-one requested dinner was shells and cheese. I loved the day-glo yellow cheeselike product that smothered the tuna and peas my mother mixed in, her attempt to add some nutritional value. I found the little shell pasta perfectly shaped […]

Fresh Summer Tomatoes and Peas with Shrimp

Fresh Summer Tomatoes and Peas with Shrimp

As a brand new gardener I have been patiently waiting for my very first tomato plants to burst with plump red and golden fruit.  Unfortunately, the weather has not been working with me.  The large amount of rain we had at the beginning of summer […]