PASTA · SeaFood

Seafood pasta

You’ll need:

1 lb spaghetti noodles

1 lb frozen bag sea food melody

6 garlic cloves smashed and minced

1/2 white onion diced small

2 tbsp olive oil

1 stick of butter

1 8oz jar clam juice

1 lemon

1 1/2 cups chicken stock

1/2 cup dry white wine (cooking wine)

3 dashes hot sauce

1 pinch of cayenne pepper

Fresh parsley to garnish


Boil water and cook needles until aldente. In a large skillet add the olive oil and the minced onions and garlic, let sauté until soft and fragrant. Then add in the clam juice, white wine, stick of butter cut into chunks and chicken stock. Bring to a simmer and let reduce for 8- 10 minutes. Then add in the seafood and let cook until shrimp is pink and sea food is tender about 4 minutes. (Thaw seafood before adding in) Then add in the cooked pasta. Squeeze the lemon in and stir. Add a few dashes if hot sauce and a pinch of cayenne pepper for a little kick. Sprinkle with fresh chopped parsley and enjoy!!

Dinner · Meat · PASTA

Goulash with mini shells

You’ll need:

1 1/2 lbs hamburger

1 large onion

4-6 garlic cloves

1 10.5oz can tomato soup

1 14oz can diced tomatoes

3 cups tomato juice

2 tsp garlic salt

1 1/2 cups velvets cubes


First brown meat and drain fat. Then add back to pan, add in diced onions and minced garlic. Let sauté a few minutes until soft. Then add in tomato soup, tomato juice, garlic salt and diced tomatoes. Bring to a simmer and let cook for about 5-7 minutes to reduce. In a large pot cook mini shells until aldente. Then drain noodles and add into sauce. Add in the cheese and stir until melted. Sprinkle with fresh parsley and enjoy!!!

Dinner · PASTA · Uncategorized

Baked ziti

You’ll need:

  • 1 lb ziti noodles cooked
  • 1 lb burger
  • 1/2 lbs led Italian sausage
  • 1 16.5 can diced tomatoes
  • 2 jars pasta sauce
  • 1 lb shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp basil

First brown meat and drain fat. Then add the seasoning and diced tomatoes, & pasta sauce, into the meat and stir well to combine. Cook noodles until Aldente (leave a little hard because we also bake and they cook more) in a 9 by 13 pan pour the noodles, then add the meat mix. Stir to mix then top with cheese cover and bake at 350 for 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake another few minutes to brown the cheese then enjoy!

low carb · PASTA · SeaFood

Salmon Zoodle bowl

3 medium zucchinis
3 tbsp lime juice
2 tbsp rice vinegar
1 12 tsp honey
2 skin on salmon fillets
1 firm ripe mango peeled and cu into thin stripes
1 medium cucumber, peeled into ribbons
4 scallions chopped
3 tbsp toasted sesame seeds 

In a small bowl whisk together the sesame oil, conaola oil, lime zest , lime juice, vinegar, honey and 1tsp salt.
Season salmon with salt and pepper. Place salmon skin side up on baking sheet and broil in oven until the salmon 6 minutes. Leave broiler on but place on low broil. Let salmon oil and then peel kin off and arrange it on a backing sheet. Broil the salmon skins until crisped and browned. 2-3 minuets. Add noodles to a skillet and drizzle with a little olive oil. Sauce until they start to soften. Then  in a large bowl add spiraled noodles mango, cucumbers, scallions, Chile, and dressing and toss gently. Place salmon on top with skin crackles. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and enjoy! 

Meat · PASTA

Creamy tomato beef noodle

1 lb ground beef
8 oz shells medium 
1 yellow onion 
4 garlic cloves
1 cup beef stock 
1 15oz marinara saue 
3/4 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup sour cream 
2 tbsp flour 
1 tsp oregano 
1 tsp basil 
1 tsp parsley 
1/2 tsp paprika 

First cook pasta as directed. Then in sauce pan brown beef and drain and set aside. In pan add in diced onion and minced garlic. Add in 2 tbsp olive oil and saute until onions and garlic are soft and fragrant. Then add in the flour and make a rue. Slowly add in the beef stock, heavy cream and marinara sauce. Add in seasoning and bring to a boil. Boil until sauce thickens. About 7 minutes. Then add in the meat, shells and cheese. Mix and then add sour cream. Serve hot with a side salad! Enjoy 

Dinner · low carb · Low Carb Dish · Lunch · PASTA

Roasted Kale & Garlic Spaghetti squash

2 medium spagetti squash
1 small head of kale chopped stems thick stem removed
1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes drained
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
2 garlic bulbs
sea salt 

For the squash cut in half lengthwise, drizzle with a little olive oil and sprinkle with salt and place on a sheet pan facedown with a little water underneath to help steam. For the garlic chop the tops off buns and then drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt. Wrap in foil and place in oven with squash. Bake at 400 degrees for 45 minutes. Check to make sure it is soft and the garlic is brown and carmalized. Let cook so you can handle. Using a fork in a large bowl place squash and began to shredded the squash into bowl. Peel the garlic cloves and give them a good smash and chop. Then add into bowl with squash. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat and add chopped kale. Cover and cook until kale is wilted about 3 minutes. Add the sun dried tomatoes and walnuts to bowl with squash. Once kale is done add and then mix. Drizzle a small amount of lemon juice over top along with salt and pepper. Then Enjoy!  

Dinner · Lunch · Meat · PASTA

Italian Subs


1 lb Italian sausage

1 lb ground beef
1 egg
1 cup Panko
3 tbsp ketchup
2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp garlic salt
1 tsp pepper
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp basil
1 lb mozzarella cheese shredded
2 240z jars marinara sauce (your choice brand)
8-10 rolls or hoagie buns your choice

(Freeze half the meatballs and sauce and reheat for a later date) 

Place everything into a large bowl and mix well. Very well so that everything is one color.
Line a baking sheet with foil and turn oven to broil setting.
Roll meat into 2 inch balls and place onto pan.
Brown in oven for 3-4 minutes on each side until they are firm and dont fall apart when rolled. 

Dinner · Low Carb Dish · PASTA · SeaFood

White Clam Sauce & Noodles

You’ll need:

2- 10oz cans whole baby clams in clam juice

1 medium onion diced small

5 garlic cloves minced

1 stick butter

4 tbsp fresh parsley or 1 tbsp dried

1 cup white wine

2 cups chicken stock

8 oz jar of clam juice

Fresh grated Parmesan cheese for serving

Fresh Lemon for serving

1 tsp red peppers (more for serving)

Get water boiling for noodles or if doing zoodles “zoodle” them up!

Dice onions, mince garlic and chop parsley.

In a sauté pan add butter, garlic and onions. On medium heat simmer and stir until garlic and onions are soft. About 6 minutes. Then add wine, chicken stock and clams. Squeeze 1/2 lemon into sauce and bring to a boil. Then add parsley and red peppers. Let boil until it begins to reduce. About 5-7 minutes. Add in 1/4 cup fresh Parmesan cheese.

Cook and drain pasta and place into serving dish. Pour sauce all over top of noodles or zoodles. Garnish with fresh parsley, lemon wedges, fresh Parmesan and red peppers! Serve with crusty garlic bread to sip up all the yummy leftover sauce and side salad!

Chicken · Dinner · PASTA

Creamy tomato rigatoni & herbed chicken

You’ll need:

1 pound uncooked rigatoni

1- 28oz can crushed tomatoes

1- 28oz can diced tomatoes

1/2 cup yellow onion chopped

4 garlic cloves minced

4 tbsp olive oil

4 tbsp butter

1 cup heavy cream

2-3 cooked chicken breast sliced

1 tbsp oregano

1 tbsp basil

1 tsp garlic salt

1 tbsp crushed red pepper

First cook noodles, drain and set aside in a serving bowl.

In sauté pan drizzle with olive oil then drop in sliced cooked chicken. Add 1 tbsp oregano and 1 tsp basil and garlic salt and mix well. Heat chicken until starting to brown then remove and place into serving bowl.

For sauce: in pan used for chicken, drizzle with olive oil and add 2 tbsp butter, sauté onions and garlic until translucent. Then pour in crushed tomatoes, and diced tomatoes, Add in 1 tsp basil and 1 tsp oregano, 1 tbsp crushed red pepper and salt to taste. Bring to a boil then add in heavy cream and mix turn off heat and stir for another minute or so. Pour sauce over noddles. Top with fresh chopped parsley and fresh grated Parmesan cheese. (If you like a little heat serve with crushed red peppers)

That’s it serve with cooked chicken, garlic bread and side salad! Enjoy!