Penne, roasted asparagus, balsamic butter.  i added some broccoli to the asparagus.  next time i'm going to double the veggies (they were the best part) and maybe add some goat cheese.

Penne with Roasted Asparagus and Balsamic Butter

Penne with Roasted Asparagus and Balsamic Butter Recipe on Food & Wine Simmering the balsamic vinegar both mellows and thickens it. When tossed with the hot pasta and the butter, it forms a smooth, uniquely flavored sauce.

easy shrimp.  Melt a stick of butter in the pan.  Slice one lemon and layer it on top of the butter. Put down fresh shrimp, then sprinkle one pack of dried Italian seasoning. Put in the oven and bake at 350 for 15 min.  I served it over pasta. (next time I'll add some garlic to the mix)

Baked Shrimp: melt stick of butter in pan, slice one lemon and layer on top of butter, layer fresh shrimp, sprinkle one pack of dried Italian seasoning, bake in oven at 350 for 15 min !

Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup

Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup

10 out of Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup - copy cat recipe. One of my FAVORITE soups!

Garlic Parmesan Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Try Garlic Parmesan Roasted Brussel Sprouts! You'll just need 1 - 1 Pounds Brussel Sprouts, 5 cloves Garlic, minced, cup Parmesan Cheese, freshly.

Quick and easy healthy snacks, for an on the go lifestyle...

21 Weight Loss Tips You've Probably Never Tried (with pictures)

Create a healthy snack drawer for the fridge. Toss in pre-packed snacks to go for the whole week. Also, pre-packed snack bags/containers for the pantry with non-perishable things like pretzels, mixed nuts, unsweetened cereal, etc.

Eggs Benedict Casserole Holy smokes, I could eat the whole pan. We added spinach for Florentine Benedict. YUM!

Eggs Benedict Casserole

My favorite food: eggss benedict. Eggs Benedict Casserole: A great make-ahead breakfast or brunch dish.

Slow Cooker Chicken Curry - The Lemon Bowl  this is fantastic!!

Slow Cooker Chicken Curry

Slow Cooker Chicken Curry - warm curry flavors and creamy coconut milk add flavor and moisture to lean chicken breasts.

Crockpot Crispy Caramelized Pork Ramen Noodle Soup w-Curry Roasted Acorn Squash| @hbharvest

Crockpot Caramelized Pork Ramen Noodle Soup w/Curry Roasted Acorn Squash

Crockpot Crispy Caramelized Pork Ramen Noodle Soup w-Curry Roasted Acorn Squash (minus the curry)

Open-Faced Hummus Sandwiches |

Open-Faced Hummus Sandwiches

Open-faced hummus sandwiches (Cooking Light, April Skeptical of goat cheese+hummus combo but since I love both separately am going to take the gamble.

tex mex casserole.  this was really good and super easy.  next time though i'm going to do 1/2 pound of meat and a can of black beans.  To make it vegetarian, I've been using a can of black beans and a can of red kidney beans in lieu of meat.

Tex Mex Macaroni Casserole, skillet baked comfort food with 'kick', an instant favorite!

best banana bread (cook's illustrated's, of course).  really good!

Best Banana Bread Cook's Illustrated's "best" banana bread is tested to be the most delicious and moist banana bread out there

Slowcooker Sesame Chicken.  subbed soya for tamari, thighs for breasts.  quick, tasty, easy.

My husband loves sesame chicken. When we go out to a Chinese or Thai food place, I know he is going to order the sesame chicken, and I.

corn on the cob in the oven.

Simple Oven-Roasted Corn on the Cob

Simple oven roasted corn on the cob. Clean corn, rub with butter, wrap in foil, bake at 450 for mins.

Top Secret Recipes | Olive Garden Pasta e Fagioli Recipe.  I rinse the beans to reduce the sodium.  Catie loves it.

If You Like The Ginger Dressing From Hibachi Grills, This Is Supposed To Be Very Similar. Will Be Trying Soon!