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Creamy One Skillet Baked Spaghetti

Creamy One Skillet Baked Spaghetti

Creamy One Skillet Baked Spaghetti is quite possibly one my favorite things I have made in a long time! Just today the woman who does my hair told me that I need to do a little cookbook (maybe an E-book) that focuses on skillet meals. I might just do that because this week alone I…

Warm White Bean Dip Recipe

Warm White Bean Dip with Chicken and Green Chilies

Warm White Bean Dip with Chicken and Green Chilies- A Hurst Beans Recipe. Perfect for game day fun AND adaptable for the slow cooker! This recipe is created in partnership with Hurst Beans, all opinions are my own.  A few weeks ago I was recording a radio segment with Sean Copeland on local morning radio…

Baked Gnocci with Sausage and Peppers

Baked Gnocchi with Sausage and Peppers

Baked Gnocchi with Sausage and Peppers- a quick weeknight meal using pantry ingredients and a bit of fresh. This is my kind of weeknight meal!   You know- cooking doesn’t need to be complicated. Think of something you like to eat in a restaurant. Go ahead….I’ll wait. Now- do you have that dish in mind?…

5 easy juice recipes for the blender

5 Easy Juice Recipes Using a Blender

    I am excited to visit the Fresh Thyme Farmers Market on West 86th Street in Indianapolis, Indiana again this weekend and this time the theme is wellness. I will be juicing ALL the produce for the Fresh Thyme guests as part of the wellness fair along with several others in the health and…

My Favorite Lasagna Recipes with Red Gold Tomatoes

                  I have shared many of my favorite recipes using Red Gold Tomatoes over the years but these are by far the easiest and most popular ones I have tried. These lasagna recipes are not only family-friendly, but they are easy to customize with what you like…

Farro Chopped Salad

Farro Chopped Salad

Farro Chopped Salad -One salad that can even be considered a meal because it is packed with healthy veggies and whole grain! I have only cooked with farro a few times and most of that has been in soups. I use the quick cooking (Italian) variety to bulk up a simple vegetable soup or beef…

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Coconut Chicken Over Ginger Soy Soba Noodles

Coconut Chicken Over Ginger Soy Soba Noodles -Why get carry out when you can make this easy (and economical) dish at home! There are a few things I crave on almost a daily basis. One is perfectly normal- pasta. The other is crunchy veggies- not so common. I love a good plate of roasted brussel…

New Years Day Food Traditions

New Years Day Food Traditions -Recipes as Seen on IndyStyle

New Years Day food traditions date back to the Civil War and in may families this is a tradition that has not gone by the wayside. There are 8 traditional foods that are eaten on New Years Day in most of the country, especially the south. But I have found that many of these are…

Bacon, Apple and Gouda Pita Snacks

Bacon Apple Gouda Pita Snacks – A Toufayan Bakeries Recipe

Bacon Apple Gouda Pita Snacks   Having an arsenal of ingredients on hand so you can throw together a light meal or snack in a flash is essential, in my opinion. Not only do my kids come home from school/practice hungry, there are all of the snacks and lunches in between. One of my favorite…

Bacon Gouda Cheese Dip

Bacon Gouda Cheese Dip

Bacon Gouda Cheese Dip I woke up the other day with visions of bacon dancing in my head. Really. The day before I had snagged an excellent deal on Indiana Kitchen sliced bacon from Meijer and I bought a ‘few’ packages with the intention of using it on Christmas. Combine that with the fact that…