Hearty Minestrone Soup – ★★★★★

We’ve been eating on the heavier side lately so I consulted pinterest for “healthy affordable family dinners.” I found this recipe and it was exactly what I was looking for.There are seven different kinds of vegetables in this soup plus beans and a bit of pasta. You do not need a side salad or sandwich…

Chocolate Filled Strawberries – ★★★★★

There is no combination better then strawberries and chocolate, but we’ve all experienced the struggle of how messy chocolate dipped strawberries can be. Take a bite out of a chocolate dipped strawberry and you’re likely to have chunks of chocolate falling to the floor. Even making them can be a hassle and epic fail because melted…

Fresh Pesto Filled Tortellini – ★★★★★

This was my first homemade pasta recipe and we all instantly fell in love. The pasta has a perfect combination of bite and chew while the pesto is packed with ridiculous amounts of flavor. Each bite is completely different but equally amazing. It did take me a quite a while to roll out the pasta…

Fresh Pesto – ★★★★★

Pesto is one of my many vices. No matter what restaurant we go to, if pesto is on the menu it is pesto I’m ordering. From pasta to pizza, pesto is my thing. Since I took on learning how to make my own pasta I figured “heck why not learn pesto too!” Big mistake my…

Homemade Pasta – ★★★★★

Recently my two year “blog-aversary” came around and I decided I wanted to do something out of my comfort zone. I tried my hand at homemade pasta. I’m not going to lie, making this recipe for the first time gave me mega anxiety because I had no idea what the consistency of the dough should…