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Best Ever Italian Pasta Salad

Best Ever Italian Pasta Salad

This best ever Italian pasta salad is really going to change the way you think about pasta salad because it is so good. Though the ingredients are simple and similar to other pasta salad recipes, the techniques when making this dish is what really makes 

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Thai chicken lettuce wraps is one of my all time favorite dishes that I have been eating since my college days!  I don’t know how traditionally Thai it actually is and maybe it isn’t but it sure is tasty!  What I do know is these 

Coconut Curry Vegetable Soup

Coconut Curry Vegetable Soup

Coconut Curry Vegetable Soup is the epitome of soul warming food. Although it is made up of all vegetables, (excluding the chicken stock) all of the flavors from the warm spices and coconut milk make it taste so amazing and not boring at all. This 

Easy Tomato and Ricotta Salad

Easy Tomato and Ricotta Salad

Tomato and ricotta salad is a bright fresh salad loaded with great flavor and texture. The fresh ricotta is a perfect pair with fresh tomatoes and the pistachios, sunflower seeds and olive oil dressing really bring it all together! When looking at these colors, if 

Cannellini Beans with Pancetta and Crostini

Cannellini Beans with Pancetta and Crostini

Cannellini beans with pancetta and crostini is my new favorite obsession and so incredibly full of flavor! It may sound simple but do not let that fool you in how big it is on flavor. Around our house, we are trying to eat a little 

Cauliflower Carbonara

Cauliflower Carbonara

Cauliflower carbonara is such a tasty dish that requires very few ingredients. It is a quick and easy dish that impresses all the people who eat it.  It’s sauce is made up of egg yolks, garlic and pasta water and it’s flavor comes from the 

Cajun Chicken Pasta

Cajun Chicken Pasta

Cajun Chicken Pasta has to be hands down one of my favorite ways to eat pasta! The flavors are bold, spicy and creamy and everyone always loves it. My family and I call this sauce liquid gold because it is that good and the cream 

Pasta with Tomatoes and Anchovy Butter

Pasta with Tomatoes and Anchovy Butter

Pasta with tomatoes and anchovy butter is an easy a flavorful easy pasta recipe for a delicious weeknight pasta. Anyone can throw together this simple pasta recipe together for dinner during the week. It is quick and how can it not be good, it is 

Asian Chicken Salad

Asian Chicken Salad

Asian Chicken Salad is a repeat favorite in our house because it is so tasty which pleases the clan and it is so easy to make which pleases me!  I also love this recipe because it is loaded with so many healthy ingredients and the 

Pasta with Chickpeas Spinach and Lemon

Pasta with Chickpeas Spinach and Lemon

Pasta with chickpeas spinach and lemon is a bright, vibrant and full of flavor pasta dish. This pasta chickpeas recipe also makes a great mid-week meal because it cooks up in under 30 minutes. You may not think of pasta and chickpeas as two ingredients