Spring Pasta with Baby Spinach, Tomatoes, and Ricotta Cheese

  To me, this pasta dish announced the arrival of spring. Never-mind the fact that it’s snowing outside right now, on April 1. That’s beside the point. I originally saw this recipe for Papardelle with Baby Spinach, Herbs, and Ricotta featured on the April cover of Cooking Light, and was super excited to try it.…… Continue reading Spring Pasta with Baby Spinach, Tomatoes, and Ricotta Cheese

Pizza Margherita

I made this pizza a while back when I had a severe pizza craving, but didn’t want to give in to the grease of Domino’s. I’m not saying that this pizza is particularly healthy or diet food, with all of that mozzarella… but it’s better for you than delivery, tastes better, and is ridiculously easy…… Continue reading Pizza Margherita

Almond Orange Biscotti

  Post 7 of 12 in my 12 Days of Christmas Recipes Series – Almond Orange Biscotti This recipe marks my first attempt at making biscotti, and I think it turned out pretty well if I do say so myself! Each stick of biscotti turned out slightly larger than I intended, but I did manage…… Continue reading Almond Orange Biscotti

Mushroom, Spinach, and Mozzarella Pita Pizza

Today’s recipe is probably the easiest lunch I have ever made, aside from maybe pouring a bowl of cereal. My particular concoction includes ricotta cheese as the “sauce base,” but you could certainly use a tomato-based sauce. You can mix up the veggies any way you like. The possibilities are endless. 😛 To make one…… Continue reading Mushroom, Spinach, and Mozzarella Pita Pizza

Rotini with Creamy Alfredo Sauce

So my husband and I are huge fans of chicken fettucine alfredo, but this evening I made a meatless version (went great with our Eggplant & Tomato Gratin – recipe coming soon!). This recipe is not figure-friendly. Heavy cream? Check. Cheese? Check. Butter? Check. Carbs? Check. At least I used whole-wheat pasta…? And uh… parsley.…… Continue reading Rotini with Creamy Alfredo Sauce