Pasta & Sides

30-Minute Twice-Baked Potatoes
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30-Minute Twice-Baked Potatoes

While not truly “baked” twice in the traditional sense, the creamy, cheesy stuffed knock-offs are made in record time. Microwaving the potatoes, instead of oven-baking them, before stuffing them saves tons of time and once stuffed, a hot oven finishes them off the melty cheesy goodness in 10 minutes flat! […]

Easiest Ever Glazed Carrots
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Easiest Ever Glazed Carrots

There’s easy, and there is what I call crazy wonderful easy. These wonderfully “glazed” carrots are the later. Better yet, they are also wonderfully delicious. Instead of cooking them on the stove, and having to add lots of butter and sugar to create a glaze, you simply roast them and […]

Cajun Jambalaya Pasta
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Cajun Jambalaya Pasta

This recipe was inspired by the #1 pasta dish at Cheesecake Factory, Cajun Jambalaya Pasta. Their menu describes it as “shrimp and chicken sautéed with onion, tomatoes, and peppers in a very spicy Cajun sauce.” What it doesn’t say is that the dish is as rich in oil, calories, and […]

Classic Green Bean “Casserole”
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Classic Green Bean “Casserole”

After numerous trials on this take on the classic holiday side, nothing beat good old canned soup and frozen green beans for the ease and texture that has made it a special occasion tradition. But this is not your mother’s green bean casserole!  Fresh onions, mushrooms, and Marsala wine make […]

Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo
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Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo

When it comes to quick, easy and delicious, this dish simply has it all. What’s not to love about steamed fresh broccoli, tender chicken, and  perfectly cooked pasta all nestled in a thick and velvety Parmesan cream sauce that mimics rich Alfredo sauce, especially when it’s delivered with a mere fraction of the usual calories, fat and […]