Red Pepper Pesto

My Dad had two nice Basil plants this summer which produced a LOT of leaves, but by yesterday the plant was quite sad, and was ready to be tossed… However, there were still a number of leaves on the plant so we thought, why not try to squeeze out a little more basil as a…

Shrimp Scampi over Fettuccine

You know when you all the sudden get the BIGGEST craving for something and nothing can satisfy it until you have it? Well that was the case for meĀ on Sunday with Shrimp Scampi lol. Fortunately, it’s REALLY easy to make and I had all the ingredients minus the shrimp. I didn’t put cream in this…

Crockpot Eggplant Parm

This is super duper easy and was SOO delicious!! Don’t be worried if you scope it out and it doesn’t look glamorous… The flavors speak for themselves!! Ingredients: (2) boxes frozen pre-made eggplant cutlets 2 cups mozzarella cheese (sliced or shredded) 1 (32 oz) jar marinara sauce Directions: Spray slow cooker with cooking spray. Place…

Fettuccine Shrimp & Chicken Alfredo

I made this for a Holiday party to feed 16 girls. It’s definitely a splurge because of the amount of BUTTER in it, but it’s soooo creamy & delicious you just cannot RESIST!! For some extra holiday flair, I died the noodles while they were boiling. All you do is add some drops of food…

Spinach Lasagna Roll-ups

This dish was SOOOO fun and really enjoyable to make. It’s super easy and I think this is a great base, so it can easily be doctored up a bit! I like how it’s a ‘stuffed’ theme, but not the extent of work that stuffed shells requires. I’m already crafting my next dish as we…

Chicken Manicotti with Chive Cream Sauce

I’m ashamed to admit I’ve never made homemade manicotti shells until NOW and also PUNCHING myself because it’s sooo darn quick and easy and makes stuffing the shells MUCH easier… At any rate, I made this for a holiday party and it was a big hit! Very simple to do, so don’t be fooled by…