Kung Pao Gnocchi

This simple sweet and spicy solo dinner recipe is ready in 15 minutes for a no-fuss veggie forward meal. Increase the ingredients for two or more servings and, as always, add as little or as much heat as you like. Ingredients 1 cup frozen gnocchi 1 cup fresh green beans, trimmed 2 celery stalks, trimmed…

Alphabet Soup

The temperature dropped last night back down to 37 degrees, and this morning I woke up to a sunshiny day wrapped up in a chilly breeze. With this onset of cooler weather, and since I have an array of “ugly” veggies in the fridge, (thank you Misfit Market!) a big bowl of vegetable soup for…

Bruschetta Spaghetti

Holidays usually mean more socializing, more plates around the table, and more leftovers in the fridge, which was the inspiration behind this quick pasta dish. This recipe is perfect for hectic weeknights or any evening when minimal efforts in the kitchen are essential. Ingredients 1/2 lb dried spaghetti 1 cup leftover or jarred bruschetta 1/2…

Weeknight Ravioli

I love to keep my freezer stocked with a variety of raviolis, as it is super simple to open up a package and throw together a quick meal any night of the week. Ingredients 2 cups frozen ravioli 1 cup jarred pasta sauce of choice 1/2 cup frozen sweet peas 2 strips bacon, cooked crisp…

Jamie Oliver’s 5 Ingredient Inspiration

With the wifey traveling less these days, she got fired up to rehash her kitchen creativity and Jamie Oliver’s 5 Ingredient recipes really got her fired up to get cookin’. Not a big fan of mise en place, or prep work in general, the focus on preparing a handful of ingredients really helped her ease…