Tag: easydinner

Bruschetta Pasta

Bruschetta Pasta

Before summer cometh to a close, I hope you make this pasta. It is so simple and delicious. The tomatoes, the basil. The balsamic. Golly pete it’s delicious…the key is letting the tomatoes marinate and soften. This recipe was originally for a lentil pasta, but […]

Red Lentil Fusilli with Balsamic Marinated Tomatoes

Red Lentil Fusilli with Balsamic Marinated Tomatoes

Hello again, everyone! I know it might not feel like it to many of you yet, but warmer weather is on the horizon! And nothing says warm weather to me quite like a fresh, juicy tomato. I just love the taste of one soaked in […]

Pesto Chickpea Pasta with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Feta

Pesto Chickpea Pasta with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Feta

Hello everyone! I am so thrilled to get this simple and healthy, protein-packed weeknight meal to you. Using very few ingredients, this Pesto Chickpea Legume Pasta with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Feta comes together in a pinch. This is an amazing way to deliciously add protein […]

Aunt Mary Louise’s Noodle Pie

Aunt Mary Louise’s Noodle Pie

I am so thrilled to share this recipe with you. It comes by way of my mom, who was sent it years ago by my Aunt Ellen. The original recipe comes from Aunt Ellen’s aunt (my great-aunt) Mary Louise. This is so special, because I […]

Simple Vegetable Soup

Simple Vegetable Soup

Hello Friends! Did you know that today is World Food Day? This day is set aside to promote awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger. Something I love about this year specifically is the call for action to make healthy and sustainable diets […]

Basic Chicken in the Crock Pot

Basic Chicken in the Crock Pot

Hi everyone! Wanted to get this to you in case you are meal planning for the week. I get this question so often: How do you do your chicken in the crock pot, and why? First, WHY: I like the texture of shredded chicken way […]

Creamy Tomato-Basil Pasta Sauce (in the Vitamix)

Creamy Tomato-Basil Pasta Sauce (in the Vitamix)

Yesterday I defrosted a bag mom gave me that she believed to be spaghetti sauce. We got home from some afternoon fun, threw it in a pot, and discovered it was actually chili. Ha! I truly couldn’t stop laughing and called mom so we could […]

“Use what you’ve got” Orzo

“Use what you’ve got” Orzo

I am declaring it the SUMMER OF ORZO! Seriously, I love this little pasta so much. And you can add just about anything you have to it! In the spirit go using what we had **(see note below): 1/2 bag of whole-wheat orzo one head […]

Bella’s Taco Soup

Bella’s Taco Soup

Hello and happy *actual fall* if you live in the south. We had our first day in the 60s and my goodness it was heavenly. And what’s even better? It means we can finally enjoy chili without having to turn the AC down to avoid […]

Meredith’s Tortellini Salad

Meredith’s Tortellini Salad

Happy happy weekend, friends! I wanted to get you the recipe for that tortellini salad my sister-in-law @meredithfreeman1 made for me in case you need some inspiration for the week ahead. It’s delicious room temperature or cold and I feel like you could make endless substitutions to […]