Although I don’t have kids yet, I feel like this would be a great dish to try and get your kids to eat vegetables. Sure, it’s pasta, but there is a lot of broccoli in here AKA lots of fiber and protein! The broccoli pesto sauce is full of flavor and perfectly coats the cavatappi noodles. You don’t have to top the pasta with crumbled bacon, but I highly recommend it!
I love pasta, especially with a cream sauce. Sure, cream sauce is loaded with calories but boy, is it delicious! This simple fettuccine alfredo with broccoli is unbelievably easy to make and not lacking in flavor – it’s delicious with a perfectly creamy sauce.
Considering the deliciousness and simplicity of this beef and broccoli recipe, there’s really no reason to spend the money on take out. This is the perfect dinner to whip up during a stressful week.
If this just isn’t your week and you’re in need of a hearty, comforting meal, I suggest making this delicious broccoli cheese soup! It’s packed with flavor and is kind of healthy, since there’s broccoli in the recipe, right? :-)
Grocery shopping and cooking just got so much easier with the iPhone and iPad app, Appetites. The company’s publicist asked if I wanted to try the service (free of charge), and I gladly accepted.
Appetites provides tons of delicious recipes on the app. Once you select a recipe and enter your billing information, you select a delivery time and all the ingredients arrive at your door that same day! Pretty convenient, huh? What’s even better is that once you’re ready to cook, the app has step-by-step video instructions for the recipe–it couldn’t get much easier. This tamarind beef I chose to make was full of flavor and delicious paired with the nutty broccoli and snow peas!
Over the past few months, I’ve fallen in love with buffalo sauce. Don’t ask what took me so long. I had a ton of quinoa in my pantry and wanted to find a way to combine the grain with my newfound love (buffalo sauce). To my surprise, I found a recipe online that did just that. This quinoa bake was divine–I’m getting giddy just thinking about having it for dinner tonight. :)
Chicken divan will always remind me of home. My mom made it for my family often growing up, and it’s one of my favorite home-cooked meals. Though the casserole is by no means a healthy dish, it’s unbelievably delicious and comforting. It’ll taste even better once it starts to cool down in LA. Hurry up, fall weather!
Happy New Year! Hope everyone had a great one. I’m just getting back into the swing of things, as I had two weeks off work. I spent most of the break at home with my family, then flew up to San Francisco for New Year’s Eve weekend.
Unfortunately, I caught that nasty cold going around, so I’m relying on comfort foods, Emergen-C and lots of rest to get better. Though I’m not fully recovered, this soup definitely helped a bit. Here’s to hoping none of you catch this cold!
It’s hot. I mean, really hot. So why did I make pasta? I suppose I’d have to go with laziness; I didn’t want to make a trip to the grocery, so i played the game of ‘use what you have.’ The dish turned out delicious, and not too heavy. My roommate, Megan, and I enjoyed a bowl of the pasta while blasting the air conditioning. It made the dining experience much more enjoyable. :)