Tag: pasta

Spaghetti with Kale Pesto

Hi everyone! ¬†Happy Tuesday ūüôā ¬†My blogger friend, Becca at Two Places at Once contacted me to do a guest post on her blog while she is off getting married. ¬†If you’ve been a frequent reader, you will remember that we did a swap back in February. ¬†Blueberry Scones on this blog & Steamed Mussels […]

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Shrimp Scampi {lightened up}

{same taste. no guilt.} So I have to give myself a huge pat on the back. ¬†Go me. ¬†I did a great job eating clean and light last week. ¬†The result: a pleasant reduction on the scale. ¬†I hate scales and I try to avoid using it, but I was involved in a Diet Bet […]

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Creamy Linguine & Clam Sauce with Sage

{a twist on the original} Linguine & Clam Sauce is one of my go-to meals at any Italian restaurant. ¬†It also is a quick and simple weeknight meal. ¬†If you are weird about canned clams, don’t be. ¬†They do not give off a strong fishy smell, they are not slimy, and they are not gritty. […]

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this & that

Happy Sunday! ¬†I hope you all had a wonderful weekend & are gearing up for Christmas Day. ¬†I have a few things I wanted to share! ¬†So let’s get down to business… I am being featured on Fit Fine Day’s blog today! ¬†She is sharing my meal planning doc & tips and also my delicious […]

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Three Cheese Pasta with Italian Sausage

{oh so cheesy} Nothing beats comfort food like macaroni and cheese. ¬†The cool & breezy weather called for something warm, comforting & also quick as it was pumpkin carving night [see here for post]! So I have a confession about my experience with this recipe… Confession #1: ¬†my sauce did not turn out as I […]

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Quick & Simple Spinach Manicotti

{a weeknight meal} Now that my parsnip & carrot soup was gone (no one else wanted to eat it) I decided to get back into the kitchen. ¬†Weeknights always go by so fast. ¬†My 45-minute commute causes me to get home at 6:45pm (with mild traffic, heavy traffic well that just makes me crabby). ¬†When […]

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