I’m a little obsessed with meatballs. To me they’re sort of like the Italian taco in that they can be anything but Italian – like a taco can be anything but Mexican - and there are endless ways to...
Soup is a winter staple at our house. I love a good warm bowl for lunch and for dinner. And, let’s be honest, after the gluttony that comes with the Christmas holiday, soups are (usually) s good way to...
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When Thanksgiving is over, I quickly tire of leftovers. The turkey sandwich works for about one day but I always feel as if I’m throwing away so many of the sides and not utilizing everything as best I could....
I love carbs. I'm Italian and they are my food group BFF. But, those carbs go straight to my bootie if I don't watch it. It's disappointing because for me there is no greater comfort food after a long...
I have a confession to make. For the longest time, I didn’t like spicy foods. I’d always steer clear of the on menus and never make anything at home that might have a little kick.Clearly, I was missing out...
This post was sponsored by Old El Paso. All thoughts and opinions are my own. It may be early fall still but it's chilly here already, especially at night. I spent most of the day today running around in a...
Chicken Enchiladas Verdes are easily one of my favorite Mexican dishes. How can you not love chicken smothered in delicious cheese, tangy green salsa all wrapped up in a warm tortilla with some sour cream added in? Although, I must...
My daughter and I love to create together. Whether it’s practicing writing words together, crafting or cooking, we always bond over the experience of working together and learning together.When I heard that Uncle Ben’s® was hosting the first ever...
Whenever we have a big family party, pasta is always involved. We’re Italian so I’ve grown up with delicious, homemade pasta dishes that would make people salivate. Homemade noodle, sauce, meatballs…you name it and my grandmother has probably made...
I Sometimes people will ask me, “What’s your favorite food?”That is a pretty challenging question for me. I love so many different kinds of food from different cultures all over the world. I love that a lot of times...
The first time I had ceviche was only about 7 years ago. In fact, for at least a third of my life (basically childhood), I didn’t even like seafood. But the first time I had ceviche, it was sort...
I love soups, all kinds of soups. I can eat them all year round, even in the heat of the summer, and I love making leftovers into a bowl of hearty goodness. For me all holidays provide an opportunity to...
If you’ve been following my recipes for a while then you know I’m not dairy-free, gluten-free or anything-free-type-girl. I love using whole foods – cream, whole milk, butter, olive oil, real chocolate, real sugar, etc.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle...
I’m a cheese girl. I love all kinds of cheese – blue cheese, goat’s cheese, stinky cheese, etc. If a person could live off cheese (and wine and bread), I’d be in heaven. So I jumped at the chance...
When my husband decided to go on Whole 30, I had to roll my eyes. He isn’t a large man, but he has wanted to lose some of the weight that has attached itself to his dad bod. But,...
 My husband and I sent the kids off to grandma and grandpa’s this weekend, binged on Netflix (watch Stranger Things!) and soaked up some quality time together.Usually we try to pack these kid-less opportunities with things outside our house...

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