BLT Pasta Salad

This was yummy and a great summer salad option! 12 ounces pasta 1 romaine heart, thinly sliced 1 cup crumbled bacon 2 cups grape tomatoes, cut in half 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 3/4 cup ranch dressing 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons milk 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon garlic … Continue reading

Trader Joe’s Caprese Pizza

My daughter and I were at Trader Joe’s on Saturday morning and we saw this yummy looking pizza crust and knew we had to give it a try so I thought I’d share because it was so easy and so delicious and you can get it all at Trader Joes! olive oil 1 (2 pack) … Continue reading

One Pot Pasta with Tomato Basil Sauce

If you are looking for the easiest dinner ever, you can stop looking because here it is! You just layer everything in a pot, put it on the stove and let it boil away. Oh and by the way, it tastes great too! 12 ounces pasta, recipe suggests casarecce or fusilli, I used ziti 1 … Continue reading

Tomato Basil Soup

Just add grilled cheese . . . (This is another Disney recipe from the Pinocchio Village Haus in the Magic Kingdom aka Disney World.) 4 cups diced Roma tomatoes 1/2 medium white onion, peeled and chopped 4 teaspoons minced garlic 2 cups chicken broth 2 tablespoons cold butter 2 tablespoons flour 1 – 2 teaspoons … Continue reading

Copycat Croissant Doughnuts

Oh yeah,you know you want one of those, right? Copycat croissant doughnuts from Future World in Epcot. So, so good and so, so easy! 3 – 5 cups vegetable oil for frying, however much gets you to 2″ deep in your pot 1 (16.3 oz) can refrigerated biscuit dough 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon … Continue reading

Italian Sausage Pasta

I made this for dinner last night and there was only a tiny lit bit left over, the sign of a really good dinner! 16 oz pasta 1 pound milk bulk Italian sausage 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 1/2 teaspoons minced or pressed garlic 2 cans Italian stewed tomatoes, drained and chopped 1/2 cup heavy … Continue reading

Pasta Fagioli

This soup is delicious, easy, and fast so it’s a triple win! 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 3 cloves garlic, pressed or minced 2 bay leaves 3 (15 oz each) cans diced tomatoes 2 (14.5 oz each) cans vegetable broth 2 (14 oz each) cans cannellini … Continue reading

Easy Chicken Enchilada Soup

It’s soup season people! One of my favorite times of the year! The men at my house really liked this soup. It was too spicy for me even though I used mild enchilada sauce but I am a wimp when it comes to spicy food or should I say my tongue is a wimp! 2 … Continue reading