Fast No Fuss Pasta

I don’t think I’ve mentioned it but we’ve been in the process of moving into a new house the past few weeks and mealtime has become mostly takeout which to be honest I’m getting sick of plus it’s no good for the waistline!  The other night I just decided it was time to stop unpacking … Continue reading

Lemon Pasta with Green Beans and Broccoli

Dinner last night, yummy!!! And super easy! 1 cup trimmed fresh green beans 7 cups broccoli florets 1 pound pasta 4 tablespoons butter 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon freshly pressed or minced garlic 2 lemons, zested 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 teaspoons salt 2 – 4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2 cup toasted pine … Continue reading

Easy 30 Minute Minestrone Soup

This weather is maddening!  One day it is in the 70’s and gorgeous and the next it is in the 40’s and raining!  So because of the rain I made a pot of soup last night because this week isn’t looking great for any sunshine. 3 – 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups onion, chopped, … Continue reading

Lemon Pesto Pasta

I am aware that this perhaps does not look that good however if you love lemon, then you will absolutely love this pasta, it was to die for! pesto 2 whole lemons 4 cloves garlic, peeled 1/2 cup almonds 1/2 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper pasta 16 oz pasta of your … Continue reading

German Sausage and Cabbage Soup

Here is a very yummy and very speedy dinner idea for you, I’m pretty sure it took less than 30 minutes to prepare.  The use of coleslaw mix and frozen hash brown potatoes cuts way down on the prep time and make this meal so quick to fix and bonus, it’s delicious too! 1 tablespoon … Continue reading

Balsamic Penne with Broccoli and Green Beans

Dinner yesterday, quick, easy and yummy, my three favorite things! 1 pound package penne 2 cups broccoli florets 1/2 pound fresh green beans, ends trimmed Parmesan cheese, for topping Balsamic Vinaigrette 1 – 2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 1/3 cup Balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 teaspoon basil 1/2 teaspoon oregano drop of … Continue reading

15 Minute Mexican Chicken and Rice Skillet

Here’s a dinner you can literally throw together in about 15 minutes and odds are that you have all the ingredients already in your pantry and you can serve it in a variety of ways such as straight from the skillet, in a taco shell, wrapped in a tortilla, over tortilla chips, however you like. … Continue reading