Stovetop Bacon Mac & Cheese

This was my first attempt at making homemade mac & cheese. Unfortunately I thought it turned out really gritty and was unimpressed. Mac & cheese is one of my favorite foods so I am determined to find the perfect recipe. Although this recipe was okay and I would suggest it to other people ( I made adjustments to the posted recipe to correct the flaws in the batch I … Continue reading Stovetop Bacon Mac & Cheese

144 Chicken Pasta

Ingredients: 4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts (cut into 1 inch cubes) 3 Garlic Cloves (minced) 1 Small Jar Sun Dried Tomatoes (Chopped) 3 T Sundried Tomato Oil (drained from jar) 2 T. Olive Oil 1 1/2 C. Half & Half 1 Box Penne Pasta 1 1/2 C. Shredded Mozzarella Cheese 1/2 C. Shredded Parmesan Cheese 3 t. Italian Seasoning 1 T. Paprika 1 T. Chili … Continue reading 144 Chicken Pasta

Easy Chicken Parmesan

Pretty standard and straightforward recipe. Not one of my favorites but its nice when you’re in a pinch for dinner ideas and is always a crowd favorite. I like to keep everything separate when serving that way if there are leftovers they keep better in the fridge or you can reuse parts in other recipes. Ingredients: 6 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast Tenders 1 Egg 1/2 … Continue reading Easy Chicken Parmesan

Greek Pasta Primavera

Ingredients: 1 Box Bow tie Pasta 1 Zucchini Squash (sliced) 1/2 Red, Green & Yellow Bell Pepper (sliced) 1 C. Button Mushrooms (sliced) 1 Cup Broccoli Florets 1 Bundle of Asparagus tips 1/2 C. Red Onion Sliced 1/4 C. Olive Oil 3 T. Greek Seasoning 1/2 C. Parmesan Cheese Dressing: 1/4 C. Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice 1 t. Fresh Oregano (minced) 1 t. Black Pepper … Continue reading Greek Pasta Primavera

Greek Orzo Pasta Salad

Ingredients: 1 Box Orzo 1/2 C. Pitted Kalamata Olives 1/2 Jar Sun Dried Tomatoes (drained) 3 T. Capers 1/3 C. Chopped Red Onions Fetta Cheese Greek Dressing Directions: Cook Orzo according to box instructions. Add Olives, Tomatoes, Capers and Onions to Pasta. Toss in Dressing. Serve sprinkled with Feta Cheese. Great when paired with Greek Grilled Chicken. Continue reading Greek Orzo Pasta Salad

Parmesan Orzo with Lemon & Thyme

This recipe combines three of my favorite things, lemon; pasta; and cheese. This is my version of a grown up herb mac n’ cheese. The first time I made this I rushed the recipe and ended up with crunchy orzo (yuck) be patient and the results are well worth it. Ingredients: 2 T. Olive Oil 1 T. Butter 2 C. Orzo Pasta 1 Large Clove … Continue reading Parmesan Orzo with Lemon & Thyme