Herb Chicken & Bacon Mushroom Gravy

I’m getting better about cooking meals for just 2 people instead of an army. Chicken with mushroom gravy sounded really good and I had everything I needed in my kitchen. I love when that happens! You can add more herbs to the gravy if you’d like to amp up the flavor.  Chicken: 2 Large ChickenContinue reading “Herb Chicken & Bacon Mushroom Gravy”

Fried Ravioli with Pesto Alfredo

I found some ravioli in the bottom of my freezer and thought I’d give fried Ravioli a go. I made a Pesto Alfredo to go with them and it ended up being a match made in heaven! You can use frozen or fresh ravioli and it works great! Ravioli: 1 lb Frozen Ravioli; defrosted 1Continue reading “Fried Ravioli with Pesto Alfredo”

Sausage & Pepper Bake

I think Sunday’s may be my “clean out the fridge” day. Sausage and Peppers…ish. I had some zucchini, cherry tomatoes and other odds and ends that needed using up, so in they went! 😂 I also made a light salad to go with it. ❤️  1 lb Italian Sausage Links 2 cup Bell Pepper; slicedContinue reading “Sausage & Pepper Bake”

Supreme Pizza Zucchini Boats

Pizza cravings are the worst! My sister-in-law and I are trying a lighter approach, so I made Supreme Pizza Zucchini Boats! Turkey sausage, bell pepper, pepperoni and other deliciousness. So! Freaking! Good! Plus, they took around 30 minutes to make! 3 large Zucchini; halved & cored 1/4 lb Pepperoni; divided 1/4 lb Italian Turkey SausageContinue reading “Supreme Pizza Zucchini Boats”

Rigatoni Ricotta Bolognese

It’s Taco Tuesday, so naturally I made pasta. I was craving something bright and acidic, so Rigatoni Ricotta Bolognese it is. Can you really go wrong with pasta, though? Ricotta Bolognese is one of my favorite Italian sauces. It’s hearty, rich and warms you to straight to your core. 1 lb Ground Beef 1/2 cupContinue reading “Rigatoni Ricotta Bolognese”

Baked Pesto Chicken Pie

Pesto sounded so good tonight! I’m looking after my folks’ farm while they’re on vacation and they don’t have any mozzarella, so I improvised and used gournay cheese and parmesan. It turned out so delicious and creamy. 2 large Chicken Breasts; cubed 1/2 cup Onion; minced 2 cloves Garlic; minced Salt and Pepper to taste 3Continue reading “Baked Pesto Chicken Pie”

Italian Venison Sausage Soup

Still sticking with lighter dishes to lose a few pounds, so carbs are at a minimum. I love cooking with game meat. Venison especially is really lean and delicious. It wasn’t gamey and went perfectly in this soup. Plus, it comes together so quick that it makes a great weeknight dinner. It’s packed with flavorContinue reading “Italian Venison Sausage Soup”

Smoked Tuscan Chicken Alfredo Pasta

Day 15 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge Smoked Tuscan Chicken Pasta made with powdered milk and garlic bread made from the heels of a Italian loaf I had in my freezer. I made a lot so I could stash a couple of portions in my freezer. It freezes really well and it tastes just asContinue reading “Smoked Tuscan Chicken Alfredo Pasta”

Air Fryer Turkey Meatballs and Spaghetti Melts

I made Air Fryer Turkey Meatballs and Spaghetti Melts for dinner. They are so good! Turkey meatballs require a little bit of finesse because they don’t like the keep their shape, but the egg helps with that when they’re cooking. If you rub oil over your hands while you’re shaping them, they won’t stick. 1Continue reading “Air Fryer Turkey Meatballs and Spaghetti Melts”

2 Minute Italian Dressing

I love homemade Italian Dressing! The flavor is so much more amazing than anything you can find bottled in stores and you can pronounce all of it’s ingredients, which is always a plus in my book. It goes great on darn near every type of meat and vegetable! 1/2 cup Olive Oil 1/3 cup Red Wine VinegarContinue reading “2 Minute Italian Dressing”