Tuna Noodle Casserole

Tuna Noodle Casserole

My mom didn’t do a lot of casseroles growing up but she did make a mean mac and cheese and a tuna noodle casserole. I just loved the tuna. Unfortunately along the way, casseroles became synonymous with canned cream of mushroom soup. I for one, am ready to change that. This is the original...

Summer Salad

Summer Salad

The whole premise is simplicity; preparing each veggie well and letting the flavors complement one another. It’s so healthy, as you’ll see, but flavorful in a seriously addictive way. Like, “eat the whole bowl in one sitting way”. It’s a bit of work but it’s all the side you’ll need for the perfect summer dinner...

Chicken Cutlets

Chicken Cutlets

Growing up in an Italian-American family introduced certain words to my vocabulary that I thought were commonplace until I got older. “Pastine” was in a pot on the stove every Saturday, and if you ever groaned that your stomach hurt a mother (or aunt or mommom) would ask if you had “agita”. Now that...

Orzo Salad with Asparagus and Mozzarella

Orzo Salad with Asparagus and Mozzarella

The colors are Christmas but the flavors are pure springtime. Though this would be perfect as a side with basic grilled chicken or sausage, it’s high enough in protein (thanks to the cheese and beans) that you can bring the leftovers to work for a stand-alone lunch. Have a problem with gluten? Try this with...

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