Busy Mom Challenge – BLT-ish Pasta

BLT Pasta

It is truly amazing what all you can get accomplished trying to avoid the one thing you need to do the most.  I know I have a beautiful laundry room that I am super proud of, but that doesn’t mean that I have to like laundry.  In fact, it is something that I actually greatly dislike.  Earlier [...]

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Spaghetti with Roasted Tomato Sauce

Roasted Tomato Gluten-Free Spaghetti

This will be the first in the series of three posts on super yummy dishes that you can make just by roasting all your roma bounty.  Romas are great for sauces because they have few seeds like many of their other tomato brethren.  They take about 75 days to mature and once these puppies are [...]

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Spaghetti Squash Spaghetti

spaghetti squash

Our run with summer squash is nearing the end, so I only have a few more recipes to post from our garden harvest.  Growing up I NEVER gave squash a fair chance and I really had no idea what I was missing all those years.  I definitely agree that your taste buds change or mature every 7 years or it [...]

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Spaghetti Squash Pesto

Spaghetti Squash Pesto

Another day, another squash.  Pesto is generally served with pasta, but swapping the pasta for filling spaghetti sqaush not only makes it a little more healthy, but becomes a gluten-free option.  Add chicken or shrimp and this becomes a one dish meal. Spaghetti Squash Pesto Ingredients: 1 large spaghetti squash, roasted Fresh Basil Pesto Fresh [...]

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O Basil! My Basil! – An Ode to Pesto

Fresh basil

Oh, Basil! My, Basil! the dreaded wait is done; You started as a little plant and now my gardening has won; The kitchen is near, the food processor I hear, the pesto is forthcoming While fellow bellies try to wait, the hungrier we’re becoming But oh plate! plate! plate! Oh the empty stare of white Where on the stove [...]

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Creamy Black Bean Tostado with Garden Fresh Salsa

Creamy Black Bean Tostado

It’s Cinco de Mayo and I’ve got places to be, so I am just going to get right down to business with this delicious, low-calorie, vegetarian  & super easy Cinco de Mayo delight.  It is not only tasty, but super filling and comes in just under 200 calories.  Make up a batch of I Ain’t [...]

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