The Top 5 Italian Pasta Recipes Every Fresher Needs to Know!

Ham and Peas Macaroni Alfredo

Avery, a two-year old in my day care, is the cutest little thing I have ever seen.  When her hair is in a ponytail, she looks just like “Boo”, the little girl from Monsters Inc.  Up until recently, Avery had been the youngest child in the group, but she inspired all of the older children to use their manners.  They applied it more frequently after seeing how she got praised for using hers.  Avery often says “thank you” when I change her diaper, when I hand her an item, when I serve her food.  In fact, when I fed her soup for lunch last week, she thanked me in ...more

Tomato Penne With Shrimp: A Creamy Pasta Sauce Without All the Fat

Fact: I love pasta. If you follow my blog then you probably already know this by now. I have no shame in admitting to eating plain noodles topped with butter and Parmesan cheese and calling it dinner. Pasta tends to get a bad rap because its full of all the good stuff like carbohydrates with creamy sauces and lots of butter. Of course not all pasta dishes are this way and here is a perfect example of a rich and creamy sauce without all the fat. Comforting, healthy and easy enough for a simple weeknight dinner this dish will have the whole family coming back for more. ...more
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Skinny Fettuccine Alfredo with Broccoli

If someone told me I could choose any meal in the world to have and it would be calorie free, hands down I would choose Fettuccine Alfredo. When I was younger and didn't know much about nutrition and could eat whatever I wanted without gaining a pound, I would always order Fettuccine Alfredo from one of the Italian restaurants in my hometown. It's insanely good as are most things that contain lots of butter and cheese but not at all good for you....more

Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

Since I was a little girl spaghetti was and still is one of my all time favorite foods. However, this statement is only true if we are talking about my mom's spaghetti sauce. The recipe for this sauce is, in my opinion, the very best spaghetti sauce in the world. This was always the meal my mother would make for me on my birthday and when I was gone for 23 days in high school on Teens Westward Bound I called home a few days before we were to arrive with one request..Will you please make me spaghetti when I get back into town? It is so good!...more

Baked Penne with Turkey Sausage ...more

lemony asparagus pasta

quick and healthy, just the way I like it. ...more