simple mushroom penne with walnut pesto

Some of you good people who are on this website right now are looking at this picture and just KNOWING. You’re knowing that you and me and those buttery-soaked mushrooms on pasta with a heaping spoonful of flavor-packed earthy-vibed walnut pesto – all of us, we just belong to each other. Kumbaya forever. Some of […]

Easy Cheesy Garlic Bread

Easy Cheesy Garlic Bread – perfect to go with pasta dishes or soups! So easy and so good, you won’t be able to stop eating it! Last week, I posted a photo of this bread on my Instagram asking if I should blog about this bread. I have to admit, I was hesitant because this […]

LEMON ASPARAGUS PASTA WITH GRILLED CHICKEN

Spring has sprung here in California – the trees are full of blossoms, the temperature has been around 70 degrees and spring produce is starting to pop up in stores. When I saw that asparagus was on sale I had to pick up a bunch to have for dinner, and that’s how this lemon asparagus […]

PESTO PASTA WITH SUN DRIED TOMATOES AND ROASTED ASPARAGUS

A quick and easy dish for those busy weeknights, and it’s chockfull of veggies! Pesto is seriously one of my favorite things ever. It is so easy to make, it’s incredibly versatile, and it pretty much tastes amazing in and on anything and everything. Like for this pasta dish here, I tossed the pesto in […]

Lobster Mac and Cheese

Add lobster and some deliciously creamy cheese to your mac and cheese — and now you’ve got a downright upscale romantic meal! Ingredients: 1 pound elbow pasta (or any short cut pasta) 9 tablespoons butter 1 clove garlic 1 pound cooked lobster meat, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, plus more for garnish 1 1/2 cups […]

One-Pan Creamy Lemon Pasta with Chicken and Asparagus

Looking for a quick and easy dinner that’s full of bright, fresh flavors and destined to satisfy? This amazingly delicious One-Pan Creamy Lemon Pasta with Chicken and Asparagus has got you covered! It’s perfectly filling and I love that it is basically a meal all in one with the carb, protein and veggie! Plus, it’s […]

BANG BANG SHRIMP AND PASTA

This Bang Bang Shrimp and Pasta recipe has the most scrumptious, creamy sauce. Plus it’s ready in about 20 minutes! My hubby’s birthday was yesterday and I wanted to cook him something new and exciting. I knew I wanted to make something with seafood since that is his favorite. This simple recipe is so, so […]

CREAMY VEGAN LEMON ASPARAGUS PASTA

I think you become an adult when you start making your own pasta sauce. Oh, and paying your own bills. That’s also important. I don’t remember exactly this happened for me, but it was one of the best decisions I’ve made in the kitchen. I used to live on jarred pasta sauces (and vending machine […]

AVOCADO PASTA SALAD

Avocados are one of my favorite things ever! They are healthy, rich and creamy! I’ve been making Avocado Dressing & Dip forever… avocado is so velvety, it makes a perfect base for a dressing! With summer coming cold pasta salads are something I serve for dinner frequently. They can be prepped ahead of time and […]