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

Beef and Tomato Macaroni Soup

My parents arrived last night for a visit so I had this soup waiting for them once they were settled in.  It was yummy and hearty and perfect for an on again off again rainy day.  It comes from “Cooking Classy”. 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup chopped carrots 1 cup chopped onion 2 cloves … Continue reading

One Pot Pasta

Easiest and fastest dinner ever last night from Martha Stewart and oh yes, pretty tasty too! 1 (16 – 17.6 oz) package pasta of your choice (I used tri-colored bow ties) 2 – 4 cups broccoli, chopped into bite sized pieces (not sure how much I used as I just finished the bag) 1 – … Continue reading

Hearty Sausage Soup

You are looking at one yummy pot of soup!  I made it on Sunday and it was a pretty big pot and it was gone by Monday afternoon.  The recipe comes from “My Recipes” and was easy to make and delicious! 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 (14 oz) smoked beef sausage, sliced into 1/4″ rounds … Continue reading

Chicken and Black Bean Enchilada Skillet

Here is the other part of our dinner from Sunday night, a recipe from “Six Sisters’ Stuff”.  It tasted pretty good but the texture was not great, super mushy.  Now some people here really liked it like Bob and Jaren (they said it reminded them of tamales not enchiladas) who had seconds but the rest … Continue reading

One Pot Burrito Bowls

Here’s a tasty and quick dinner idea from “I Heart Naptime”.  Everyone here loved it although next time I’ll be sure to get tortilla chips to serve with it. 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 cup red bell pepper (I used 1 whole pepper) 1/2 cup diced sweet onion (I used 1 whole onion) 1 pound … Continue reading