Caprese pasta salad is ready in just 10 minutes thanks to Barilla Ready Pasta. Heat pasta in the microwave, toss with pesto, and add tomatoes and mozzarella for a fresh side dish.

Easy crock pot mac and cheese with uncooked noodles

Slow cooker mac and cheese recipe is an easy slow cooker recipe that makes homemade mac and cheese with just four ingredients! Uncooked noodles make this recipe a breeze. This was my first time making slow cooker mac and cheese.  I’ll admit that I much prefer the blue[…]

Make slow maker spaghetti  with homemade spaghetti sauce with meat and angel hair pasta – all made right in your slow cooker.  Let the sauce simmer all day long, then add the pasta during the last 30 minutes of cooking for an easy and delicious dinner. I had my[…]

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[…]

Looking for a healthy lasagna recipe? Make an easy vegetable lasagna with zucchini noodles.

This post brought to you by AllWhites Egg Whites. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Growing Up Gabel. This vegetarian zucchini lasagna is packed full of veggies. Zucchini is layered with pasta, cheese, spinach, peppers and tomato sauce to create a family dinner packed full[…]


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[…]

Easy Classic Lasagna ~ Growing Up Gabel

One night, about six or seven years ago, my sister called me asking questions about making lasagna.  She called about ever two minutes until I finally just went to her house and helped her make one!  The thing about lasagna is that it seems like it should be[…]

  We don’t eat a lot of shrimp because it’s pretty expensive.  But a few months ago I found Gulf shrimp on sale at a local market at super great price so I snatched some up.  I’ve been looking for the perfect recipe for it ever since.  We[…]

Spaghetti Carbonara

I’ve been perusing carbonara recipes for months.  The combination of bacon, pasta, and Parmesan cheese just sounds delicious.  But I kept getting hung up on the egg.  I just wasn’t sure about putting eggs in my pasta.  I had visions of bacon, pasta, Parmesan cheese and scrambled eggs. […]

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[…]