Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

It has finally cooled off here and autumn has arrived. There is an abundance of squash varieties in the produce section and that means it’s time to add them back into your meal rotation. Butternut squash also makes a huge presence, whether precut or in the freezer section ready to use. Try this recipe and…

Cauliflower Fritters

I love using vegetables for quick fritters. This recipe will work well with zucchini, or broccoli. I had to search my recipe binders to find a recipe I used years ago. I couldn’t find it but remembered the ingredients. Mostly because there are only a few, and that always makes for a good quick go…

Homemade Ricotta

You may never buy ricotta again after you make this recipe. This was so easy, I don’t know why I’ve waited so long to make fresh ricotta at home. Of course I looked at several recipes and knew there was a basic formula. I went with my go to favorite Ina Garten and Presto! The…

Kale and Mushroom Scramble

This is nothing new or earth shattering. A quick sauté of veggies on hand, add eggs and you have a quick healthy dish. I found myself running around wrapping up the week on a Friday and realized I hadn’t really eaten that day… not a fasting thing, which is planned but a oh my gosh…

Smashed Red Potatoes

We all like comfort food in the winter months. Once you make these smashed red potatoes, you’ll be making them once a week. Crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. They are easy and very versatile, and great leftover. Well, you may not have leftovers they are that good. Experiment with different seasonings…

Red Lentil Pasta

I have been experimenting this fall and winter with alternative protein pastas. I love chickpea pasta. Banza is my go to brand. It’s in a bright orange box if you are looking to try it. The penne and elbow shapes work best with sauces and pestos. I wanted to try red lentil pasta next. Fortunately…