Easy Shrimp Scampi Fettuccine

Shrimp Scampi Fettuccini

Garlic seasoned shrimp and pasta in thirty minutes is a perfect weeknight meal. Not only is this Shrimp Scampi Fettuccine easy to make and very tasty if you like garlic and shrimp, it really isn’t that high in calories and fat. It certainly is healthier than the Red Lobster version! This Easy Shrimp Scampi Fettuccine has little preservatives, if any. With only 3 tablespoons of olive oil being shared in 4 servings, that is less than 1 tablespoon of oil per serving and comes out to approximately 380 calories per serving! That’s not bad at all, especially for how yummy […]

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Roasted Tilapia and Broccoli Sheet Pan Dinner

Sheet Pan Roasted Tilapia and Broccoli with Tomatoes

You’re working late, you’re tired and hungry and you know when you walk through the door, you’ll have a hungry family to feed but, at the same time are thinking about a big pile of dishes you’ll have to wash after cooking for nearly an hour. That’s not even an option to you tonight. No way! You were so busy this morning rushing to get out of the house that you didn’t even think of what you’d make for dinner until you overheard your coworker complaining about the same problem. Ugh! Aren’t we always looking for easy, healthy week night […]

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Italian Sausage and Spinach with Ziti

Italian Sausage Spinach Pasta

This tasty 30-minute meal is certain to become part of your meal rotation if you are a sausage lover.  The sausage and the flavor of the extra virgin olive oil marry in a complimentary flavor to season the spinach and pasta. The grape tomatoes add a hint of sweetness and color to the dish. The garlic and Parmesan cheese just take this good tasting dish to higher level of greatness. In the time it takes you to cook the pasta, this complete meal will be ready. It is a perfect week night dinner because not only is it ready in […]

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Pumpkin Alfredo with Egg Noodles

Pumpkin Alfredo with Egg Noodles

A creamy, pumpkin flavored Alfredo sauce mixed in with wide egg noodles is the perfect rainy day, autumn comfort food! Pumpkin recipes are so popular this time of year and this is a good way to use the pumpkins you’ve displayed as fall decorations as you start replacing them with Christmas or Hanukkah decorations. A Slightly Lighter Alfredo Sauce Other Pumpkin Alfredo recipes use a lot of heavy cream and butter. Although that may taste really great and rich, it packs quite a lot of calories considering just one tablespoon of heavy whipping cream has 50 calories and 5 grams […]

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Rosemary Chicken Stuffed with Prosciutto and Mozzarella

Stuffed Chicken

How tasty does cheese oozing out of chicken look? We eat chicken in our house probably once a week so, I’m always looking for new things to do with chicken (aren’t we all of us?) and this recipe is great because the cook time is about the same as preparation time so, this chicken can be done in 45 minutes including the resting period which is great for a midweek meal and also ideal for party planning because it can be prepared ahead of time and reheated in the oven! Yay! That is another plus! I’ve been slicing my skinless […]

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Easy Fresh Garden Vegetable Bow Tie Pasta

Easy Garden Vegetable Bow Tie Pasta

Every summer we look forward to the fresh tomato and zucchini harvest from our garden. Last year, we planted 12 tomato plants, two zucchini plants, one eggplant, one green pepper and a cucumber plant. This was our first big garden. The only thing that grew well was the tomatoes and zucchini but, we are still learning. Living in the northeast, I am so excited to get the fresh red ripe tomatoes that taste so much better than any other time of year! As a matter of fact, I use more canned tomatoes in the winter because I’m usually disappointed at […]

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