Italian Style Chicken Meatballs

If I had to choose one cuisine to eat for one week straight, it would be Italian food. I love everything about it: the flavors, aromas, and combinations of ingredients. There is something about a large pot of sauce simmering on the stove, with basil and garlic wafting throughout the kitchen that makes my grin from ear to ear. These […]

No Boil Four Cheese Lasagna

Who doesn’t love lasagna? The taste of the gooey cheese, the ricotta and egg mixture, and those delectable layers of noodles stacked evenly upon each other. This lasagna is so delicious and perfect for meal prep! I am literally drooling thinking about making this no boil four cheese lasagna again soon. I was always so nervous to use no boil […]

Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes will always remind me of middle school lunch, or the cafeteria scene in Billy Madison with the lunch-woman doling out Sloppy Joe sandwiches. This classic meal also brings me back to my love and appreciation for timeless meals, whether they are simple, over the top, or old-school. I’ve vowed to keep my recipes relatively simple and accessible for […]

Rigatoni with Sausage and Broccoli

There’s something about pasta dishes with broccoli that gets me everytime I order at a restaurant. I love broccoli; it’s one of my favorite vegetables. Freshly chopped broccoli florets tossed with pasta, seasoned with garlic and other aromas is a match made in pasta heaven! I bought sausage links a few weeks ago from Whole Foods for this dish, and […]

Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup

I must be completely honest: I have attempted to make chicken noodle soup four times and failed horribly. I added way too many noodles and not enough broth almost every time, oversalted one test, completely forgot the salt in another – it was a mess! Since my husband has been working late, cooking on demand has become a challenge when […]