Low Carb Zucchini Lasagna

I’m home and mostly healed from my 13 hours of dental surgery! I really wanted something easy to make and easy to eat. I’m still doing the low carb thing, so Zucchini Lasagna it is! I didn’t even miss the pasta…as much as I thought I would. 😂  *cough* make your lasagnas with cheddar *cough*Continue reading “Low Carb Zucchini Lasagna”

Supreme Bundt Pizza

 I love this as a party dish! Homemade Ricotta definitely works best and it gives you control over the moisture level. It’s so easy to make, it tastes way better and is cheaper than store-bought.  Pizza dough; proofed  1/2 cup Marinara 1/2 cup Ricotta Cheese 2 cups Mozzarella 2 cups Cheddar; divided 1/2 pound PepperoniContinue reading “Supreme Bundt Pizza”

Hearty Homestyle Lasagna

I was craving Lasagna, but I made way too much of it. I can finally make my Leftover Lasagna Stuffed Peppers again! And word of the wise, kids love lasagna and sneaking veggies into the sauce is so easy! 1 pound lean Ground Beef 1 pound Italian Sausage 1 small Onion; chopped 1 small BellContinue reading “Hearty Homestyle Lasagna”

Bolognese Baked Ziti

Dinner tonight was Baked Ziti using the marinara I made the other day and I ate entirely too much of it. I know traditional baked ziti doesn’t usually have meat or veggies in it, but what can I say, I’m a meat eater! • 1 box Penne Pasta• 6 cups Marinara Sauce• 1 lb GroundContinue reading “Bolognese Baked Ziti”

Quick Marinara Sauce

This sauce is so versatile! It’s amazing in Steak Pizzaoila, Chicken Parmesan, Spaghetti or Baked Ziti! While it may not be a traditional Italian recipe, its still delicious! This is the quick version of my from scratch version that takes upwards of 5 hours to make and uses fresh Roma tomatoes. But weeknights can beContinue reading “Quick Marinara Sauce”

Quick Meatless Lasagna

I almost always put Italian sausage and ground beef in my lasagna. Alas, I didn’t have any on hand. Apparently I was also out of mozzarella. Cheddar Jack it is! It was pretty stinking good! 4 cups Marinara Sauce 2 ½ cups Ricotta 2 extra large Eggs ½ cup Parmesan 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder 1Continue reading “Quick Meatless Lasagna”

Midnight Manicotti

I’ll call it Midnight Manicotti! ❤️ I normally make my marinara from scratch, but the empty jar of Prego sitting in my fridge makes me think that’s not the case this go ‘round. Midnight Manicotti • 1 package Manicotti Pasta• 2 cups Marinara Sauce• 1 cup Parmesan • 3 cups Ricotta Cheese• 2 large Eggs•Continue reading “Midnight Manicotti”

Baked Ricotta Chicken Primavera

Another one pot meal! Baked Ricotta Chicken Primavera! So many delicious herbs and vegetables. My friend’s rave about this dish and even their kids will eat it. It is my favorite way of using up the excess summer squash and tomatoes that grown in my garden, especially if you make the marinara from scratch. YouContinue reading “Baked Ricotta Chicken Primavera”

Italian Style Meatballs

Quick lunch before hitting the road again! I made a batch of Italian meatballs yesterday when I made the Swedish Meatballs knowing full well that I’d make Meatball Subs as well as Spaghetti & Meatballs! Italian Meatball Sub • 1 lbs 80/20 Ground Beef• 1 lb Pork Sausage• 1/4 cup Onion; finely minced• 1/2 cupContinue reading “Italian Style Meatballs”

Leftover Spaghetti Bake

Cooking for one everyday means I have a LOT of leftovers. This means I have to get a little creative on leftover night. This one box of spaghetti made 3 dishes. I was out of Ricotta, but Mozzarella was a nice substitute! Leftover Spaghetti Bake • 4 cups cooked Spaghetti• 1 Tablespoon olive oil• 1Continue reading “Leftover Spaghetti Bake”