“Healthy” Chicken Tetrazzini

Some of you may remember my Grandma’s Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe and it’s one of my FAVORITES, but in an effort to ditch some pounds before the holidays… I’ve had to make a few tweaks <cough> remove the stick of butter and 3 cups of cream… <cough> I also ditched the flour and tried a pureed…

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…

Lemon-Butter Chicken Meatballs with Tomatoes over Angel hair

Thought of doing something completely different, and although the original intention was something lower-fat… the sauce became a nice butter reduction… I had something in mind, and then at the grocery store saw Roma tomatoes in PERFECT ripeness (surprisingly around this time of year too…) so I started changing things as I went. Ingredients Chicken…

Tortellini with Shrimp and Lemon-Wine Sauce

I made this so long ago I had to rack my brain in order to post it. Then it alllllllllllll started coming back to me and my mouth began salivating as I reminisced. At the time I didn’t have fresh rosemary, but that would have made an AWESOME addition. It should also be served over…

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…