Zucchini Basil Spaghetti

Zucchini Basil Pasta

The good thing about Carl going out of town is that my grocery bill is literally cut in half. The bad news is I have 4 boys who will be teenagers before I know it, and this makes me realize that I don’t think we’ll be able to afford to feed them anything but noodles […]

Light{er} Creamy Homemade Macaroni & Cheese

Homemade Mac 'n' Cheese

I promise to stop complaining about summer soon, but I have to tell you that I’m pretty sure I figured out the problem I have with summer.  The problem is that I always feel really heavy. Don’t ask me how it’s possible, since I definitely eat less in the heat.  Maybe I’m retaining the 24 […]

Pesto-Alfredo Shrimp Pasta

Well, risotto is now at the top of my meal plan, and I very much appreciate the recommendations you all so kindly shared, but after a busy and frustrating day picking up new furniture (yay, good deal!!) and dealing with a sick, sad little boy it was back to my regular comfort food – pasta. […]

Sweet & Spicy Noodle Bowl

I love noodle bowls. I think I love them because they give the illusion of stir-fry without the problem of rice.  I have a few problems with rice, not least of which is that I’m just not very good at making it. It remains the only food I cannot master after repeated tries, and it seems […]

Bacon and Scallop Fettuccine Alfredo

When I stopped eating wheat, pasta was one of the things that I missed the absolute most (besides scones), and I was more than thrilled when I found out that rice pasta, when cooked right, is just as delicious! If you are sensitive to wheat, or gluten intolerant, and haven’t tried rice pasta, then go […]