Chili Pasta Bake

Chili Pasta Bake

Our church is experiencing a flurry of new babies and I'm on the team that delivers meals to new mamas! I adore getting to see the tiny humans when I drop off the meal and I LOVE getting to serve new moms in this way. A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of taking a meal to a family I hadn't met who just had their first little girl...a fiery little red head. She was so sweet … [Read more...]

Roasted Garlic & Parmesan Noodles

Roasted Garlic & Parmesan Noodles Recipe

Because sometimes spaghetti with meat sauce just gets old.  Y'all. I love garlic. I love cooking with it and add it to anything that it makes sense to add to. Last year, when I was super-preggers with Cuatro, the entire family got the flu. I had had my flu shot so figured it wouldn't get it. After all 4 of my guys started to feel better, I was hit with it. I knew right away … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Pasta E Fagioli

Pasta E Fagioli Soup Recipe

This recipe is part of our 6th Costco Meal Plan: 20 Slow Cooker Freezer Packs from Costco for $150! Pasta E Fagioli. Or "Pasta and Beans" in Italiano. This is a delicious and simple twist on the classic Italian soup. close attention to the directions on when to add the pasta into the slow cooker. It's not when you think it is! :) Couple notes about this … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Chili Mac

Slow Cooker Chili Mac

This recipe is part of our 6th Costco Meal Plan: 20 Slow Cooker Freezer Packs from Costco for $150! Stop. Before you go any further. YOU NEED TO READ THESE DIRECTIONS. (Ok, do I have your attention?) I don't want you to miss this. Do not. I repeat DO NOT. DON'T. DO.NOT. add the pasta when you start the slow cooker in the morning. It will turn to complete MUSH. … [Read more...]

Magda’s Moroccan Homemade Hamburger Helper

moroccan beef skillet dinner

The other day, I had a delicious lamb tagine. It was a lovingly made, braised dish that took the chef hours to prepare. Though I generally dislike lamb, the chef used Australian lamb (which is a bit less game) and added enough wonderful Moroccan flavours, that I thoroughly enjoyed the dish. Regardless of how delicious I found it, I knew that it would never appeal to my picky … [Read more...]