Category Archives: Carbs

Penne Vodka with Roasted Red Peppers

I reinstated my Plated subscription because the working full time and having a toddler thing is hard. It covers 3 dinners a week, and I can focus more on the meals I do make as opposed to constantly trying to make … Continue reading

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Stuffed Shells with Mushrooms and Kale

I did a triathlon this morning, and it was a total disaster! I was weird funk this morning, and when I got to the race, I took one look at the swim course and started freaking out. It went straight … Continue reading

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Oven Baked Toasted Ravioli

It turns out, vacation is bad for my health. I indulged quite a bit, and when I went to have a physical last week, I had gained 4 lbs and my blood pressure was super high. Oops! I’m back to … Continue reading

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Firecracker Chicken over Carrot-Ginger Rice

The very first cheer I ever learned at Pop Warner when I was little was “Firecracker, Firecracker, Boom Boom Boom,” except I’m from Massachusetts so it was more like “Fiyahcrackah, Fiyahcrackah, Bohm Bohm Bohm.” This cheer went through my head … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Toasted Ravioli

I have received a lot of wedding gifts over the past few weeks, and I cannot wait to play in the kitchen. The one gift that I waited patiently for all winter was the pasta attachments for my Kitchenaid. My … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Risotto

I am a kitchen purist. I like to make things the old school way as much as possible. Sure, I own a rice cooker and such, but I would never buy a “quesadilla maker” or something like that. I normally … Continue reading

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Spring Vegetable Risotto

Like the good Catholic girl I am, I went to a steakhouse last night, on a Friday during Lent. However, I did not eat dessert, which I gave up for Lent, even though it came with my prix-fix dinner. We … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

6 weeks until our wedding! I have given up sweets for Lent (except for dark chocolate), and so far it hasn’t been too much of a struggle. I am lucky because my birthday usually falls during Lent so I can … Continue reading

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Chicken Yakisoba

You see articles all the time about drunk people posting stuff on social media that they should not have posted. Yesterday morning, I woke up to find one of my former students all over TMZ because she had posted a … Continue reading

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Mexican Style Bean and Pasta Soup

California could have fallen into the ocean, I have no idea. According to the media, there are only 2 things happening in the world right now and that is deflate-gate and the blizzard. I am home from work now, and … Continue reading

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