Fettuccine with Tomato Cream Sauce

Fettuccine with Tomato Cream Sauce Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs fettuccine 2 T olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 2 T Butter 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 (15 oz) cans tomato sauce dash of sugar 1 cup heavy cream salt and pepper grated parmesan cheese fresh basil, chopped Instructions Cook pasta according to directions on the back. Drain and reserve 1 cup of pasta water. Heat butter and oil over medium heat. Add onions and garlic and saute for about 1 minute. Pour in the tomatoes sauce. Then season with salt and pepper and sugar to taste. Stir and cook on …

Easy and The BEST Homemade Alfredo Sauce

 Easy and The BEST Homemade Alfredo Sauce Making homemade alfredo is way easier than you think! It takes a few minutes and it a million times better than jarred stuff. My favorite sauce to make my family is this homemade Alfredo sauce. My family is more of a white creamy sauce family and this is our very favorite. It is super easy and the taste is our of this world yummy! Top your pasta with whatever toppings you would like and you have yourself one amazing meal! The BEST Homemade Alfredo Sauce Ingredients 2 cups heavy cream 1/2 cup butter …

Buffalo & Blue Macaroni and Cheese

Buffalo & Blue Mac and Cheese If you are looking for the perfect Homemade Mac and Cheese this recipe is it! Then to take it up a notch adding buffalo chicken and blue cheese just elevates it to the very next level!  Buffalo & Blue Macaroni and Cheese Ingredients 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil8 Tablespoons, plus another 1 tablespoon butter1/2 cup shredded mild cheddar cheese1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese1 cup Velveeta cut into small cubes1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt1 lb elbow macaroni1/2 cup shredded Muenster cheese1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese2 cups half and half2 large eggs, lightly beaten1/8 teaspoon ground …

Sausage and Sun-dried Tomato Stuffed Shells

Sausage and Sun-Dried Tomato Stuffed Shells Stuffed Shells..they are definitely a pasta I don’t make often. Usually pasta dishes are on those nights when I forgot what I had planned for dinner and I throw in some pasta to boil while I figure out a sauce to go with them! But the other day I woke up and knew it was going to be a crazy busy day. So I made dinner at 8 am. Yup..it happens often at my house! Having dinner prepped and ready to go in the morning right after breakfast allows me to check it off …

No Boil Slow Cooker Loaded Pasta

No Boil Slow Cooker Loaded Pasta

For the past year I have owned a food truck with my mom. It has brought all of busy days and nights! The only way I have been able to stay on top of dinner for my family is by meal planning every Sunday night, followed by Walmart groceries To Go pick up every Monday morning, and lots of slow cooker meals! I always have a hard time finding a variety of slow cooker meals! Ones that don’t have cream of chicken or something like that and that my husband can serve my family while I am gone at night …

Sausage and Spinach Pesto Baked Ziti

Sausage and Spinach Pesto Baked Ziti

Pasta is made almost weekly in our home. I am always trying to mix up the ways that I serve it. Over the holiday break I made a lot of my baked ziti. It is a favorite of everyone but I was wanting to mix it up a little bit! I had bought some pesto for a spread on BLT’s for dinner and spinach for a romaine/spinach mix for my favorite Loaded Italian Salad. I try to use my weekly groceries as best as possible so I added the extra pesto and extra spinach that I had and created this …

Summer Time Spinach Salad with a Creamy Citrus Poppyseed Dressing

Summer Time Spinach Salad with a Creamy Citrus Poppyseed Dressing

It gets hot here in Arizona during the summertime! I am always looking for refreshing lunch and dinners to enjoy that don’t heat up the house! This salad paired with bowtie pasta takes it up a notch and makes it a little heartier. Which means you can enjoy it for dinner as well as lunch! I always love using Stonyfield Greek yogurt to create a creamy dressing to pair my salad with! I love using these 5.3 ounce containers because they are perfectly measured with the right amount of Greek yogurt to make a dressing for my family!  There is …

Cheesy Taco Pasta

Cheesy Taco Pasta

Every Sunday night my mom cooks our family dinner. She always goes way above and beyond and has way too much food for the 20 of us. Yes 20 of us eat dinner together every Sunday and yes she cooks enough food for 20 and always has extras. My parents decided this year to buy a cow! They halved it will a friend of theirs and when it got to the right size they had it butchered and cut into lean delicious meat. We had our first taste of ground beef from their cow the past Sunday and boy was …

Easy Pasta Salad

Pasta salad will always remind me of my older sister for some reason. I don’t know if its because she used to always ask my mom to make it for her when we were growing up or what! But for some reason every single time I make it I can’t help but think about her! Pasta salad is one of those things that I feel is good all year around. But it is especially food during BBQ season! Whenever I see a pasta salad at a BBQ or a family gathering I always go to it first and get a …

Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce

Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce

Slow cookers should be a staple in every single home. They make the hard and busy days easier. And the making cooking easier when you want it to be! I am not going to lie I have used plenty of jars of spaghetti sauce in my life time. They are cheap and easy. But with this recipe it is almost as easy as opening a jar of spaghetti sauce and pouring it over noodles. It just takes a little more prep because it does take time to simmer in the crockpot. But it will be worth it! Slow Cooker Spaghetti …