Easy Beef Stroganoff

Easy Beef Stroganoff – A cheesy and delicious one pan meal that comes together in well under 30 minutes! We’re all into easy recipes, right? Well, what do you think about an Easy Beef Stroganoff that comes together in under 30 minutes? It’s a ONE skillet meal that the entire family will gobble right up! Not counting water or garlic pepper, this is literally a 4-ingredient dish! It’s creamy, cheesy and delicious. Good ole’ comfort food. My favorite. There’s just nothing like {Read More}

Creamy Cheddar & Broccoli Noodles

Creamy Cheddar & Broccoli Noodles – A deliciously creamy pasta side dish the whole family will love! I’m always looking for easy side dishes, aren’t you, too? Once and awhile, instead of just roasting or steaming veggies, I like to throw them in with some noodles and cheese. If you have a difficult time getting your kids to eat veggies, you might want to try these Cheddar & Broccoli Noodles. Heck, even if you’re just looking for a more exciting {Read More}

Tuna Noodle Casserole

Tuna Noodle Casserole – Pasta and tuna in a creamy sauce topped with cheese and french fried onions! The perfect casserole for busy weeknights! I had a couple containers of French’s Fried Onions left over from the holidays, and I knew right away what I needed to do with them. Make a casserole. I use these onions in my chicken casserole, my onion-crusted pork tenderloin and many other main dish recipes. When it’s been a busy day and I haven’t taken {Read More}

Breadcrumb Spaghetti

Breadcrumb Spaghetti – Breadcrumbs, fresh herbs and a splash of lemon make this pasta dish something the entire family will enjoy! When it comes to food, my kids are picky. Do you have picky kids or grandkids, too? One day they’ll shovel down an entire plate of something you’ve never seen them eat before. You rejoice. You make the same thing again and wait for the cheering and applause to begin. . .but there’s nothing. . .there’s silence. . .and {Read More}

Ritz Cracker Macaroni and Cheese

Ritz Cracker Macaroni and Cheese – This is some of the creamiest, cheesiest mac and cheese you will ever taste. I love the crunch of Ritz crackers on top! Let me preface this post by saying. . .just because I’m posting a comfort food recipe does NOT mean I’m okay with summer coming to an end. Because. . .I’m not. I try to hang on to summer as long as possible. Heck, I may just get crazy and post a popsicle {Read More}

Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese Pasta Salad – A quick and easy salad with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and basil tossed in olive oil for a delicious summer side dish! It is HOT and humid here in Wisconsin this week, friends! Let me tell you what. It’s not a week you want to do much cooking at all. We’re sticking to “cool” and fresh foods like this Caprese Pasta Salad. This is a very mild salad that even picky eaters will enjoy. Simple, pure and {Read More}

Cheddar Broccoli Pasta Salad

Cheddar Broccoli Pasta Salad – Broccoli, red onion, shredded cheese and rotini pasta tossed in a sweet, creamy dressing! Everyone always asks for seconds! The countdown is on to the 4th of July! How did July get here so quickly?! Don’t we always say this about summer? But it’s true. . .time really does fly when you’re having fun. I’m really looking forward to this weekend. We’re up at the lake. In fact, we just arrived yesterday, and as you can see from {Read More}

Baked Ziti

Baked Ziti – A classic, comforting dish featuring ground turkey, pasta, sauce and parmesan cheese. Perfect for a family meal or entertaining a small group! This post is sponsored by alli®. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Raise your hand if you love pasta. I mean. . . like you NEED pasta at least once a week. Yeah? Me, too. It’s SO good, isn’t it? It’s delicious, it’s perfect for lunch or dinner and. . .it’s satisfying. This Baked {Read More}

Lemon Garlic Shrimp Fettuccine

Lemon, garlic and red pepper flakes bring a punch of flavor to this quick and easy shrimp pasta recipe! Being a huge fan of shrimp, I cook with it often. Sometimes I use raw shrimp and sometimes I use cooked shrimp. Cooked shrimp you say? Yes, cooked shrimp. Even though raw shrimp doesn’t take long to cook, I like to use cooked shrimp when I’m really in a pinch, like a speedy lunch or a supper in the evening before after-school activities. {Read More}

Family Pasta Bar #Saucesome

Our weekdays and evenings are busy. Right now I’ve been getting ready for a big conference my company is putting on in Chicago at the end of the month, my husband just got home from a work trip to San Francisco and the kids have spring fever and, well, have been all over the place. We always think that life will start to slow down. . . and then it never does. Do you feel like this sometimes, too? Of course {Read More}