Vegetarian Recipes

Individual Spaghetti Squash Lasagnas

  Spaghetti Squash Lasagna is the perfect example of healthy comfort food.  Cheesy and saucy, yet mostly squash. Spaghetti squash is a winter squash.  When roasted, spaghetti squash separates into thin strands similar to spaghetti noodles.  When I am craving baked pasta, but I want to be healthy, this is what I turn to.  Trust… Continue reading Individual Spaghetti Squash Lasagnas

Main Course Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Sauces

Italian Sausage Red Sauce with Zoodles or Noodles

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, not much makes me happier than a pot of red sauce simmering on the stove. I like to make a big batch of this sauce over the weekend and freeze it in 2-4 cup increments.  Then on a busy weeknight, just defrost in the refrigerator for… Continue reading Italian Sausage Red Sauce with Zoodles or Noodles

Soup and Chili Recipes

Lasagna Soup

I have quite the love affair with both soup and lasagna. (My husband is fully aware of these ongoing affairs and he’s cool with it.) Even though my lasagna love is strong, I don’t always have the motivation or time to make it. So I improvise. Case in point, lazy ravioli lasagna,  individual spaghetti squash lasagnas, and now this delicious lasagna soup.… Continue reading Lasagna Soup

Crock Pot Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Sauces, Marinades, and Dressings

Crock Pot Bolognese Sauce

  This is easy. This is delicious. This feeds everyone. This is Italian, and I love it. Bolognese is a meat based sauce (“ragu”) originating from Bologna, Italy.  It’s a complex and slow cooking sauce.  My variation is made up of pancetta, a mixture of ground beef/veal/pork, onion, celery, carrots, dry red wine, crushed tomatoes,… Continue reading Crock Pot Bolognese Sauce

Vegetarian Recipes

Baked Brie with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Thyme Baked Zucchini “Zuk” Fries with Greek Yogurt & Sriracha Dipping Sauce Charred Corn Salad with Peppers and Feta Classic Hummus Corn and Kale Salad with Basil Lime Vinaigrette Creamy Polenta with Mushrooms Crispy Asian Brussels Sprouts Crock Pot Creamy Tomato Soup Crushed Lentil Soup Cucumber, Whipped Feta, and… Continue reading Vegetarian Recipes