No Rise Slow Cooker Basil Pesto Bread

Did you guys know that you can make bread in your crock pot or slow cooker? Neither did I!  It is gloriously delicious, especially if you love pesto like me!  (More quarantine baking experiments.) 2 1/4 teaspoons or 1 envelope active dry yeast 1 tablespoon sugar 1 1/2 cups lukewarm water, about 105 degrees 3 … Continue reading

Pesto Parmesan Pinwheels

These were super easy to make and super delicious to eat! 1 tube (8 count) crescent rolls couple tablespoons of prepared pesto (I love the Costco/Kirtland brand of pesto) couple handfuls of shredded Parmesan cheese 1  Heat oven to 375. Spray cookie sheet lightly with cooking spray. 2  Unroll crescent dough and separate into 2 … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Pesto Minestrone

I used to hate pesto as a kid, now I can’t get enough of it!  If you’re like me, then you’ll love this soup! 2 carrots, sliced 2 leeks, white and green parts, halved lengthwise, sliced and rinsed (I used a chopped onion instead) 2 – 3 russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1″ cubes … Continue reading

Pesto Parmesan Christmas Tree

How adorable is that?  Not to mention yummy.  Impress the Christmas crowd with this baby!  I made it for our annual Christmas Book Group pot luck. 1 (8 oz) can crescent rolls or crescent dough sheet 32 cubes Mozzarella cheese shredded Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup basil pesto 1  Heat oven to 375.  Spray large cookie … Continue reading

Pesto Turkey Squares

Quick, easy and delicious!  What more do you need to know? 1 (8 oz) can crescent rolls or crescent sheet 1/4 basil pesto 1/2 cup cubed cooked turkey or ham 1 1/4 cups (5 oz) shredded Italian cheese blend 2 medium Roma tomatoes, thinly sliced 1  Unroll dough and place on greased cookie sheet, pressing/rolling … Continue reading

Baked Pesto Chicken

This was delicious and so easy!  My son Zach sent me the recipe so I made it for Sunday dinner and it was perfect.  I made the pesto fresh from my garden, you can find that recipe here but of course you can use store bought pesto to make it even easier. 5 boneless, skinless … 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