Chili Pasta Skillet

It was so cold yesterday and today is even colder, comfort food was in order last night for dinner and this fit the bill, tasty and easy and quick! 1 pound hamburger 1 onion, chopped 1 (15 oz) can red kidney, black or red beans, drained and rinsed 1 (14 1/2 oz) can diced tomatoes, … Continue reading

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

I threw this together the other day, trying to use the grape tomatoes and zucchini from our garden.  It was delicious! salad 1 – 2 bags (16 oz each) pasta 1/2 – 1 diced red onion 1 small jar or 1/2 large jar artichoke hearts, drained and chopped 1 – 2 cups grape tomatoes, cut … Continue reading

Spinach Artichoke Dip Chicken Casserole

Who doesn’t love Spinach Artichoke Dip?  Who wouldn’t love it for dinner?  With pasta?  And chicken?  YUM!!! 1 pound pasta, cooked according to package directions 1 (24 oz) jar Alfredo sauce 1 (10 oz) container Spinach Artichoke and Parmesan Dip and Spread (I used the La Terra Fina brand that you can find at Costco) … Continue reading

Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti Casserole

We had a Spaghetti Dinner and Cake/Dessert Auction at church to raise funds for the teenagers camps and activities and I ended up helping with the food, I’m sure you’re all shocked by this!  Someone had the great idea (I think it was Alisha) to do this baked spaghetti instead of just regular spaghetti and … 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

Star Wars Dinner

My daughter Courtney and her husband Jaren had not seen the new Star Wars movie so after I bought it at Target I called to see if they wanted to come over to watch it and then decided to make a Star Wars dinner to go along with the movie. Up first we had Vader … Continue reading