Pasta

Bowl of penne pasta with dairy-free vodka sauce on a wood table with cream colored cloth and a can of Tuttorosso tomatoes next to it.
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Dairy-Free Penne alla Vodka

Paid partnership with Tuttorosso Tomatoes & FeedFeed. New year, same me is the vibe for 2021! I am all about taking things that I love and transforming them into an alternative version of itself to help drive toward my own nutritional goals.  When I am craving pasta, I am usually craving Penne alla Vodka. This time around, I’m […]

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striped blue and white bowl with creamy broth, carrot, and noodles.
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Creamy Chicken Noodles

Chicago just got a HEAP of snow, and I woke up in this winter wonderland craving one thing: CREAMY CHICKEN NOODLES. Okay, maybe I also wanted french fries, but I raided my pantry and couldn’t find any for the life of me. So, I threw together the most dreamy, creamy chicken noodles. I love recipes […]

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Stuffed shells with meat and cheese with tomato sauce in a blue splattered patter with holly and a Tuttorosso tomato can.
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Stuffed Shells

Paid partnership with Tuttorosso Tomatoes & FeedFeed. Every Christmas, my Sicilian nana makes trays of her stuffed shells. She uses her meat mixture that we typically create for our meatballs to stuff large shell pasta with a gorgeous tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese. A lot of family’s stuff their stuffed shells with cheese, but ours […]

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Cheesy Chili Macaroni with a buffalo plaid scarf, marble backgroud, Tuttorosso tomatoes can, and 2 pumpkins.
Beef
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Baked Cheesy Chili Mac

Paid partnership with Tuttorosso Tomatoes & FeedFeed. It’s officially fall, which means it’s chili season in my family! My family always serves our chili over macaroni noodles, but this year, I have decided to take it up a notch. I am taking two of my family’s favorite recipes – spicy beef chili and baked macaroni […]

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Penne Pasta in a white bowl with red sauce, parmesan cheese, spinach, onion, and mushroom
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Copycat Penne Rosa

Now that back to school is in full swing, I am reminiscing on my most recent school days at Illinois State University and my love for my favorite fast casual meal…Penne Rosa! I have a bunch of cousins, as well as my little brother looking at colleges right now, along with being a new alumni […]

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Orecchiette with Hot Italian Sausage

Life is always busy around the holidays, and it can be especially hard to keep a good diet or meal prep plan around the holidays. Luckily, I have the perfect dish that is not only a cozy bowl of pasta, but is also full of lean protein and vegetables….Orecchiette with Hot Italian Sausage! This is […]

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