Dinner

SAUSAGE + MUSHROOM STUFFED SHELL PASTA

SAUSAGE + MUSHROOM STUFFED SHELL PASTA

Out of all the pasta out there, shell pasta is my favorite. I love how the sauce gets trapped inside, which means you get a perfect bite every time! What’s better than small shell pasta? BIG shell pasta. MOAR SAUCE! Most of the recipes out […]

SPAGHETTI SQUASH AND VEGETABLE CURRY ON RICE

SPAGHETTI SQUASH AND VEGETABLE CURRY ON RICE

This year, Nick and I planted some spaghetti squash for the first time in our garden box. Big mistake! The squash plant requires A LOT of room to spread out and grow, similar to that of a pumpkin patch. Our only saving grace was that […]

TUSCANY SAUSAGE WITH BRUSCHETTA QUINOA + ROASTED VEGETABLES WITH BALSAMIC REDUCTION

TUSCANY SAUSAGE WITH BRUSCHETTA QUINOA + ROASTED VEGETABLES WITH BALSAMIC REDUCTION

I had a craving for some Italian food tonight but didn’t want the calories from a pasta- filled plate. The rich, simple flavors are what I was after. Muah! I knew I wanted to incorporate traditional Italian flavor profiles in my protein, starch, and side-dish. […]

FUSILLI PASTA WITH CHICKEN AND BROCCOLI IN A WHITE WINE SAUCE

FUSILLI PASTA WITH CHICKEN AND BROCCOLI IN A WHITE WINE SAUCE

Some days, finding dinner means scrounging in the cupboards and fridge to make something that hopefully tastes good. I really like to take my time cooking and enjoy the process, but, today wasn’t one of those days. It was hammertime. Pasta is easy enough to […]

BORSCHT

BORSCHT

Borscht is, by far, my most favorite soup. I grew up in a small Ukrainian town, surrounded by Babas who spoiled us with homemade perogies, cabbage rolls, nalysnyky, and borsht! Perogie Suppers were a common occurrence in church basements or in the Community Hall. It […]

CHILI CON CARNE

CHILI CON CARNE

There’s a chill in the air folks! It’s that time of year again. Our long summer days are quickly reversing into short brisk fall ones. Adios, summer! It was a blast while you were here, but now we have to get down to business. It’s […]