Pasta with Kalamata Olives, Feta & Pine Nuts


My husband and I have been in love with the combination of Mediterranean flavors lately. We keep looking for new ways to incorporate Feta cheese and Kalamata olives into as many dishes as we can. If you’ve got some suggestions, we’d love to hear them!! When I was making some simple, lightly seasoned chicken breasts … Read more

Easiest Mac & Cheese Ever


I’ve been making homemade macaroni and cheese for years and it’s definitely one of the favorite side dishes in our house. All of my versions of mac & cheese always revolve around a homemade cheese sauce for no reason other than that’s how I’ve always done it. But that all changed this past weekend and … Read more

Pepperoni Macaroni


I have a tendency to get a bit of a self-inflated ego when it comes to the way my kids eat. They are great eaters and for the most part, they will eat whatever is put in front of them. They eat their veggies. They eat all kinds of different meats. They love exotic flavors … Read more

Lazy Pierogi


When my mom was visiting a few weeks ago, she ran to the grocery store for me and picked up all the ingredients I needed for lazy pierogi. There’s nothing like pure comfort food during those early, new-baby days. My mom occasionally made lazy pierogi for us when I was growing up and I’ve been … Read more

Crispy Egg Noodles


We eat our fair share of casseroles and one-dish meals around here. We all enjoy them for the taste, but I especially enjoy preparing them for their ease, versatility and convenience. Just one dish to clean? Yep, that makes me a happy mama! A dish that I can play around with a few of the … Read more

Southwestern Pasta Salad


I can always guarantee one thing around our house – a pasta salad will be a hit with everyone. It really doesn’t matter what kind it is either. As long as it has noodles, is cold and has a tasty dressing, it will get eaten in a hurry. We tend to gravitate towards pasta salads … Read more

California Club Pasta Salad


Making a pasta salad on a hot day is one of my favorite ways to get dinner on the table during the summer. While I could eat a pasta salad every single night, I don’t think the rest of my family would agree. So we tend to have one about once or twice a week, … Read more

Cream Cheese Noodles


I have loved this simple dish since I was a little girl and my mom would make it for me. Now, it is a favorite for lunch with the kiddos in our house. And it remains my ultimate favorite in comfort food. You can make this with any kind of noodles you have on hand … Read more