You only need 5 ingredients to make this quick and easy two-cheese baked rigatoni recipe.

Need a super quick dinner recipe? This chicken bacon Alfredo pasta recipe is on the table in just about 10 minutes! It’s quick, easy and delicious. We’ve all been there. It’s a busy weeknight and we need a really quick and easy dinner recipe. I’m usually scouring my[…]

Need an easy dinner idea? Use frozen meatballs to make lasagna in just about 30 minutes!

Love lasagna but not all the work of making it? Check out this quick and easy lasagna recipe using no cook noodles, a jar of Bertolli’s newest pasta sauce, and frozen meatballs for quick and easy dinner. One of my favorite comfort foods is lasagna, but I hate[…]

Need an easy dinner recipe? Cavetini supreme is an old family tradition I turned in to a new family dinner recipe. This baked pasta recipe is quick and easy to make thanks to Ragu sauce. I grew up in a very small town on the western side of[…]

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Safeway, Inc. for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. This sesame noodle recipe is the perfect side dish for stir fry, kebabs, or as a meal itself and it’s ready in just 10 minutes.   Spaghetti with[…]


This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Barilla, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #JoytotheTable Tortellini is a great pantry staple for a quick and easy dinner.  Pair the tortellini with an easy to make garlic clam[…]

Marinara Sauce Recipe

A Sicillian marinara sauce recipe is the epitome of the saying that less is more. Crushed tomatoes, garlic and basil combine for a sauce that is delicious on spaghetti or in lasagna.  Serve the sauce with a side of garlic pull apart bread and a tossed salad with[…]


Casseroles make dinner easy! This pasta casserole can be made in one pot with noodles, beef, pasta sauce and cheese. This casserole will become a family favorite. Now that school is back in session, dinner time can get hectic.  Between the kids schedules, my schedule and my husband’s[…]

stuffed shells

Stuffed shells are filled with a sausage, pesto, and cheese mixture and baked.  This stuffed shells recipe is easily doubled or halved for a great and easy freezer meal. One of my tricks to not have to spend every night slaving in the kitchen making dinner is freezer[…]

White Wine Clam Sauce from Growing Up Gabel @thegabels #recipe

I had never had clam sauce of any kind until I met my husband. We were grocery shopping together just after we were married and he pulled down a CAN of clam sauce. It’s funny the items we never notice in the grocery store, isn’t it? I had[…]