Cheesy Rigatoni with Ground Beef in a Fresh & Healthy Tomato Sauce

    Got 12 minutes? Of course you do! That is the total time this delicious and CHEESY meal will take from start to sitting at the table to enjoy. It is packed with great flavors and also nutritious ingredients that will leave you fulfilled but not overstuffed. I added in the ground beef  for…

Yvette’s Empanadas

Yvette’s Empanadas are a mix of Spanish and Italian recipe. I used empanada store bought round disc dough and used an Italian beef filling with a tomato sauce for dipping. This makes a great¬†Hors d’oeuvre or a dinner. You can make these ahead of time and then freeze them, them heat them in the oven…

Meatballs with Rigatoni

Meatballs with rigatoni, one of my families favorite foods and their most frequent request for me to make. It’s a great comfort and cold weather meal. Enjoy!

Linguine with Meat Sauce

This is a very quick and easy pasta meal to prepare that does not require all day cooking. It’s a little cheat-cheat on red sauce but still very tasty. You may serve this with some Italian bread for dunking into the sauce or with a healthy green salad. Actually it’s also great by itself. Enjoy!…

Stuffed Zucchini

Stuffed Zucchini ¬† Zucchini is such a great mild tasting vegetable that can be cooked in so many different ways. Tonight I decided to stuff it with some organic brown rice, ground beef and parmesan reggiano cheese. I also added some tomato sauce and then baked it in the oven for 15 minutes. total time…