Pesto Cream Chicken

I love a good jarred pesto. There are so many ways you can use it! In this recipe you can either take the “healthier” route by cutting out the carbs and integrating some greens into this dish. Obviously, we have established that my oldest child refuses to eat anything that is green, so this couldn’t […]

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Bucatini Cacio e Pepe

Italy has been my favorite place I have ever visited in my whole entire life. The culture, the atmosphere, the people, and the FOOD! I have been dreaming about cacio e pepe since we got home 6 weeks ago and I decided to try my hand at making it, because it is just THAT good. […]

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Buffalo Chicken Mac n Cheese

Buffalo chicken mac n cheese is the perfect combination of fried buffalo chicken pieces and a homemade creamy macaroni and cheese. No longer is macaroni and cheese a side dish meant for kids, adding unique flavors and meat to macaroni, you can make a whole meal out of a something uniquely simple. ingredients MAC N […]

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One-Pot Creamy Caesar Pasta

This one-pot creamy Caesar pasta recipe is so easy to make and is a hit in our household! Spaghetti tossed with grilled chicken, a creamy parmesan sauce, and a hint of lemon. Serve with some fresh green beans and a slice of garlic bread, and you will be in heaven! ingredients 1 pound boneless skinless […]

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Spaghetti Carbonara

Carbonara is an Italian pasta dish that originates in Rome. Carbonara is made with eggs, hard cheese, cured pork, and black pepper. The dish is primarily made with spaghetti, usage of pecorino romano or parmigiano reggiano cheese, and either guanciale or pancetta is used for the pork component. As in most Italian dishes, this one […]

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Bolognese

I’m all about that pasta life. I could eat it all day, every day, for the rest of my life. My kids are also all about the carbs and it is something that I know I can feed them without much fight or complaining. This bolognese sauce is beyond delicious, has hidden veggies in it, […]

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Steakhouse Pasta

It is no surprise that date nights are few and far between for a multitude of reasons, COVID-19 reigning supreme. And, we live in another country, and babysitters are too expensive. Because of this we have chosen to often make “fancy” meals at home. Steak is always a go-to for an above-average weeknight meal. Paired […]

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Instant Pot Chicken Spaghetti

I love my Instant Pot, I think we have established this already! Any meal that I can get on the table within 30 minutes and have minimal cleaning, I am here for. This meal is perfect for that and reheats very well. Oh and the kids love it, too! Ingredients 1-1/2 pounds chicken breast cut […]

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Cheese-Stuffed Manicotti

What do you think of when you think of comfort food? For me it is either 1000% chicken fried steak and mashed potatoes or anything pasta and absolutely slathered in cheese. This cheese-stuffed manicotti is the epitome of my comfort food. I am a self-proclaimed carb queen and a cheese lover extraordinaire. Made with a […]

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Pepperoni Chicken

Pepperoni chicken is a fan favorite in our house and a meal I can throw together quite quickly. I almost always have all of the ingredients on hand, which makes those nights where I don’t know what to cook, a lot easier. Ingredients 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts 4 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil […]

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