Healthy-ish Lasagna

      Last week our house was struck by the stomach bug. There was a lot of soup consumed and not much cooking. Towards the end of the week I finally felt up to making something. Originally I planned on making a crockpot lasagna, but by the time I remembered it was about 3:30, so that wasn't going to happen. Instead I threw all the ingredients in a baking dish and just cooked it in … [Read more...]

Spaghetti Squash Carbonara

There is a hint of fall in the air down here in Florida. I don't think it's reached 90 degrees in at least 5 days. Therefor I am celebrating and making the most of this weather. Halloween has come and gone and it's officially winter squash season. There are a large variety of squashes at Trader Joe's and Whole Foods, Publix isn't fully on board with carrying them yet, but they are working on … [Read more...]

Turkey Meatballs with Zoodles

This post and for the next few weeks I have scheduled posts in advance. Just in case baby decides to make her debut a little early and to give me time to adjust to life with a newborn. Zucchini is plentiful in the summer. If I had a green thumb, or better yet actually watered my garden, just maybe I would consider growing it. It is my all time favorite veggie. My mom used to make shredded … [Read more...]

White Garlic Stuffed Shells

You guys, I am beyond tired this week. I'm glad this is the last week of camp because it is really taking it out of me. I have been joking with my friends that on Friday I will be throwing myself a retirement party. They think I'm kidding....  I'm looking forward to a nice relaxing July and then plenty of time spent with my little girl from August on. These shells, while in no way healthy, … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Jalapeno Cornbread with 40+ Chili Recipes

  I've never been a huge fan of chili. Really I could take it or leave it. Maybe it's just that I'm never completely satisfied with my pots of chili. Always feeling like they could be better. But I continue to experiment and try new recipes so I can make the best part of chili, the cornbread! I don't believe chili is complete without of big slice of cornbread. And while most of the time I … [Read more...]