I wish I had a picture of my Nanny standing at the stove, her trusted big spaghetti pot in front of her - you know the one that all grandmothers seem to have just for the big stuff like spaghetti sauce or soup - stirring the sauce. She would have been in one of her … Continue reading Nanny’s Spaghetti Sauce And Her Secret Ingredient!
I think that theses chicken meatballs look really easy and delicious! You could make them with ground turkey (Alison) if you prefer.
If you don’t have any string cheese sticks, you can omit it or use other cheese. Mozzarella would be nice!
I’ve had an emotional day. I can’t tell you exactly why, but I’m pretty sure it has a lot to do with my hashimotos disease. Sometimes I’m super grumpy and I cry or get angry for no reason at all. For whatever reason cooking makes me feel better. Why shouldn’t I go ahead and make some lunches for the little munchkin? I always like to have food that is processed as little as I possibly can. I really hate to send things that are unhealthy. I have a really hard time not giving him as much healthy food as I can. I guess this stems from my fear that my own health problems might be given to him. We live in a country where most of our residents are insulin resistant and a lot are starting to show signs of having things like hashimoto’s and grave’s disease. This isn’t something that I want for Cooper. I…
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I have been hmmm-ing and uhhhh-ing over which recipe to post next. While my mind has been stumbling through my recipes, I've been organizing my blog to make it easier for you to find my recipes. I have added a Recipes button to the Menu bar complete with sub-categories like Main Dishes, Appetizers, Cookies ect. … Continue reading Italian Sausage Penne
There is nothing more comforting than a big bowl of cheesy, yummy pasta! I loved a big fat ol' bowl of Carbonara. It's just so creamy - without the fat of cream - and bacon-y (okay I know that is not a word but for now, it is lol) and just feels like a hug … Continue reading Chicken Carbonara Linguini
There is something about cooking with simple, flavourful ingredients that makes any dish taste so good! I loved making my own pesto for that very reason. You can buy pesto in pretty much any grocery store out there but why would you since it is such an easy recipe? Especially if you grow your own … Continue reading Easy Basil Pesto
Before I start this post, I would like to apologize for my last post. I had something dumped on my shoulders and I really did not deal with it well. I should NOT of passed it onto you. It will not happen again. Promise! Did anyone else grow up living on KD? Maybe it's just … Continue reading Home-Made Mac & Cheese
This recipe was inspired first, by a recipe that I had found on the AllRecipes site (I'll provide the link at the end) and secondly by a recipe on the back of the Italpasta jumbo shells package. You see, I had emailed the Allrecipe one to my family awhile back and it was a huge … Continue reading Aunt Paul’s Stuffed Jumbo Pasta Shells
Did you know that I went through a period of time where I was a vegetarian? Yeah, it's true. I was not a strict vegetarian. I still ate dairy, eggs and occasionally fish. As long as the fish didn't have a face - that I could see anyway - I would eat it. Hey, I … Continue reading Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta