Meatless Meals Archive


Penne with Broccoli and Balsamic Butter

Penne with Broccoli and Balsamic Butter It has been a helluva day.  Trying to find my inner chi I decide to workout, T 25 style.  The boys join in.  We began to laugh together as we do squats.  Just as I begin to feel the rush of “feel good” endorphins, my stress


Garlic Parmesan Pasta and Motherhood Syndrome

Motherhood Syndrome Symptoms include the following during any given 24-hour period: feelings of intense frustration feelings of great accomplishment lack of patience abundance of patience feelings of mother’s guilt for no reason moments of feeling like a supermom feelings of failure feelings of bitterness  feelings of melancholy feelings of euphoria  Here is an


Childhood Memories and Slow Cooker Ziti

A year ago my mom inquired about my childhood memories.  She asked me what were my most prevalent memories and followed the question with the assumption that my memories revolved around the activities and moments she and I spent together.  This was not the case.  I do not recall the exact answer I


Italian Pasta Bake

Italian Pasta Bake Hotness read my last post, Chili Mac Casserole, and said “You are losing your edge.” I agree, the post was softer.   I cannot bitch all the time, I do tend to have a positive outlook.  Not the “bubbly cheerleader” type of positivity, but rather the stop f’ing complaining about


Sweet Potato Chili

I would love to share a humorous cooking story, but my brain is fried. Today Boy #3 hosted his birthday party. We partied all morning, had a blast with our friends, but had drama in the afternoon.  The drama, surprisingly, was from my perfect baby.  After the birthday party, the boys continued


Pumpkin Ravioli

This past weekend I vowed to challenge myself in the kitchen.  I was determined to make homemade ravioli, for the first time.  On Sunday, Hotness was playing indoor soccer with all the boys in the family room,  I seized this child-free opportunity and began making pasta dough for the first time.  Equipped with