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Turkey Kale Orzo Soup

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Thanksgiving leftovers? Pants that won’t fit? I got you. Take your Thanksgiving leftovers and turn them into this healthy and hearty soup Turkey Kale Orzo Soup. Wether the left over giant turkey won’t fit in the fridge or you’ve scored some left overs to take home, go grab a bag of kale and pasta and Read more

Balsamic Chicken Pesto Pasta

Balsamic Chicken Pesto Pastafeatured

Pasta recipe in partnership with the Taste Box. Holiday season is upon us and boy do I have the perfect gift in mind for your favorite food maven! I was fortunate enough to connect with The Taste Box. The Taste Box is a monthly box auto shipped to you after being carefully curated by a perfect Read more

Spicy Shiitake and Pancetta Pasta

Spicy Shiitake and Pancetta Pastafeatured

Pasta is my spirit animal. Or comfort food, take your pick. The weekend sizzle came out in my kitchen to make this spicy Shiitake and Pancetta Pasta. With so many layers of flavor, this is the perfect dish to cook for a date night in. You control the heat by adding in dried cayenne pepper. Read more

Dinner with Ballo Italian: Rigatoni with Spicy Sausage Ragu

Dinner with Ballo Italian: Rigatoni with Spicy Sausage Ragufeatured

When you want a classic and flavorful ‘gravy’ you consult an expert. Ballo Italian, located within the Mohegan Sun Casino, hits the nail on the head for an indulgent Italian meal combined with flawless service. With the inspiration of San Galeano – a Gothic abbey built in the 12th century located in the hills of Read more

Penne with Brown Sugar Roasted Squash, Apple and Bacon

Penne with Brown Sugar Roasted Squash, Apple and Baconfeatured

I’ve found a way to like squash. Cube it up, smother it with brown sugar, add a little magic (cheese!) and viola! Healthy and amazing. Make the squash portion of this recipe sans pasta for a great side dish to chicken or fish. I would love to see your recreations! Comment your additions below or Read more


Pesto Saucefeatured

 And what will you make with pesto? Everything! Add it on pizza, pasta, sandwiches, Bruschetta, Caprese salad…presto, pesto. Boom. Ingredients:  2 cups Basil leaves packed 1/3 cup pine nuts (can substitute walnuts) 1/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 4 cloves garlic 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, freshly shaved Salt and Pepper to taste   Directions: Place Read more