Roasted Cauliflower Pasta

This is a delicious winter pasta recipe! Roasting the cauliflower with red onion gives it great flavour, making a fantastic easy week-night pasta toss. Choose your favourite hearty pasta shape (a penne or rigatoni style works well) in either regular or gluten-free and enjoy a new take on pasta night that the whole family is…

Greek Pasta Salad

Ok, I am feeling like maybe (fingers and toes crossed) that Spring and some warmer bbq weather is finally coming. So I feel like I can now finally share this recipe, as it is one of my fave side dishes for bbq season. This recipe is a delicious copycat of a take-out salad at my local…

Bacon, Onion, Asparagus & Pea Macaroni Toss

This is an easy and delicious gluten-free pasta dish that is packed with the sweet and salty flavours of bacon, peas, asparagus, sweet onion and Parmesan cheese. This dish tastes great warm, or it can be served at room temperature as a pasta salad for summer bbq season. Ingredients: 4 slices of bacon 1 sweet onion, diced…

10 Easy & Delicious Spring Pasta Recipes

Ready to lighten up with some delicious veggie packed pasta recipes? Well then you must try some of my 10 fantastic and easy Spring pasta recipes! Farfalle Primavera Giada’s Lemon Spaghetti with Arugula Cheese Tortellini with Asparagus and Sundried Tomatoes Farfalle with Broccoli Quinoa Penne Primavera Tomato and Asparagus Spaghetti with Sundried Tomatoes and Pine Nuts Rigatoni…

Sneaky Stuffed Manicotti

It is a Momstown Recipes post today, highlighting back-to-school cooking, hidden veggies and a make-ahead/freezable meal! This is a really yummy stuffed manicotti recipe I developed made with extra lean ground chicken, veggies and a spinach-ricotta cheese mixture. Makes 28 manicotti – cook once and eat twice (or more!). Easy to freeze and then you have…

Quinoa Penne Toss

Here is an easy and delicious back-to-school recipe featuring late summer veggies. I toss my favourite quinoa penne with oodles of my families fave veggies and top it with some kid (and adult!) friendly bocconcini cheese for fun. This is one of my all-time favourite dinners – fast, healthy, delicious and easy to switch up the…

Quinoa Penne Primavera

I am SO ready for Winter to leave and for Spring to arrive!!! So, in celebration of Spring’s arrival tomorrow I am posting this delicious and colourful veggie packed Quinoa Penne Primavera.  This is an easy one pot and one pan meal that is delicious, gorgeous and packed with lots of good stuff! Use your…

Cheese Tortellini Primavera

I love a fun and delicious way to pack in veggies into dinner, and making a fun pasta toss with cheese tortellini is a family favourite! This scrumptious recipe tosses in mushrooms, asparagus, red onion, grape tomatoes and sun-dried tomatoes together with kid-friendly rainbow cheese tortellini. Thumbs up from my two taste-testers! Check out my…

Quinoa Penne with Mushrooms, Asparagus, Red Onion & Sun Dried Tomato

Delicious meatless and gluten-free “pasta” recipe using yummy Ancient Grains Penne by truRoots (made with quinoa, amaranth, and brown rice). My kids devoured this (no idea I switched the pasta!). I have to admit I am really lucky with my kids – they like mushrooms and asparagus, making this a super quick, easy and healthy family meal….

Rigatoni with Roasted Roma Tomatoes & Onions

A wonderful, flavourful recipe from Anna Boiardi (a granddaughter of the famous “Boyardee” family!). I saw her making this recipe on TV while promoting her cookbook and thought wow that looks yummy, so I hunted it down online and made it myself last week. It is easy, delicious, and quick clean-up (love that). This is…

Farfalle Caprese with Pancetta

I am going to soak in every last ounce of summer before it is gone in 2 weeks, and that includes any summery ingredients before I turn to pumpkins, squash and turkey! Take advantage of the late summer tomatoes before they are no longer (I have a few last cherry tomatoes growing on our tomato plant…

Giada’s Lemon Spaghetti with Arugula

I love Giada de Laurentiis’ pasta recipes and this is another amazing dish, and even better is that it is a tasty meatless recipe. The weather has heated back up again for the end of August and this is a light and delicious dinner that is full of flavour. It is fast and easy to…