Category Archive: Italian

Baked Polenta Fries with Marinara Sauce

I have a back log of recipes and food reviews just waiting to be posted! Last weekend I made a wonderful appetizer to take to a friends house for dinner. I first heard about this recipe from Helen @ Doing A 180 blog. The original recipe included a mayonnaise based sauce for dipping and Helen …

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Cheesy Italian Pasta Bake

Every once in a while I go through my old recipe box and come across a recipe that use to be a part of our regular menu rotation. This Italian Pasta Bake is a casserole that use to be my go to recipe for pot lucks, feeding hungry groups of teenagers or to take to a …

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Roasted Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto

Asparagus is in season right now and it’s one of my favorite vegetables! It lends itself well to being oven roasted, slightly steamed, sauteed in olive oil, tossed in a salad or a pasta dish – well the possibilities are endless and each has it’s merits. For our Easter Sunday dinner broccoli was on the …

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Quick Tomato – Stewed Zucchini with Basil and Garlic

I was the only one home for dinner last night but I knew that the rest of the family would trickle in during the evening hungry, tired and looking for something easy to heat and eat! I wanted something “light” and frozen Tilapia tenderloins from Costco thaw out in about 20 minutes so I got …

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Mini Turkey Meatloaves with Prosciutto / Making A List

One of my favorite cookbook authors is Pam Anderson. (no -not the Bay watch babe!) I own three of her cookbooks including The Perfect Recipe for Losing Weight & Eating Great, which houses my favorite Healthy Granola recipe. How To Cook Without a Book  is where you learn good basic cooking skills and Perfect ONE …

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