Spinach and Feta Naan Pizza

Good bye salad season and hello comfort fatty food season. If I put spinach and feta on a pizza does that make it healthier? It’s kind of like a salad spread out all over a comfort food. Football season kicked off last weekend I wanted some pizza to mark the occasion. Usually I prefer a cheese or pepperoni pizza, but I opted for a sauce-less pizza this time. I’ve made this spinach and feta mixture a few times and we love it. I’ve used this stuff as a filling in quesadillas and as a side dish with spaghetti squash and …

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Crispy Feta With Chickpeas, Zucchini, and Orzo

I love zucchini season. There is so much you can do with zucchini. You can go sweet with zucchini bread or savory with zucchini ravioli. Lately I slice one up and pan fry the slices in a tiny bit of olive oil with salt and pepper. It’s simple, delicious and goes with just about any dinner I make. If you’ve followed me for a while then you know that I love chickpeas. I have a lot of recipes to prove it. 😉 I also love feta cheese. I’m half Greek so it’s kind of a requirement. Zucchini, chickpeas, feta cheese… …

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Skillet Pork Chops

These pork chops are simple and delicious. I think the key to good pork chops is two fold. One, get the thick cut. I don’t feel that it matters if it has a bone or not. The thicker cut pieces are more juicy and tender, compared to the thin cut. Second, don’t overcook them. We use a Habor thermometer, identical to this one linked here. It takes all the guess work out of cooking it correctly, and it means you only have to poke the pork chop with a thermometer instead of slicing into it with a knife to confirm that …

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Skillet Tortellini with Meat Sauce

Guys, I’ve got an easy and delicious one pan meal for you today. Yup, you cook everything in one skillet. You know that means? Less pots and pans to wash after dinner. These are the little things that I live for. I have to admit that I was skeptical about cooking the tortellini right in the meat sauce. You can even ask my husband because I kept bothering him from the kitchen. I kept watching the tortellini cook and and telling him that the recipe wasn’t working. But it did work! It’s pasta, cheese, and beef magic. Turns out that …

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Pastisio For Two

I am thrilled to be sharing this pastitsio with you because it’s ridiculously delicious. If you don’t know what pastitsio is, it’s a Greek baked pasta. It has layers of cheesy pasta, ground beef, and bĂ©chamel sauce. I’ve made this pastitsio many times before and usually for a holiday dinner party. I have a big family so I’ve made two different sizes, large and extra large. It’s always a hit. Always. I’ve never changed one thing about it, except for the quantity. I’ve never made a small portion of pastitsio though. (See where this is going? ;)) A few weeks …

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