Despite being raised in an Italian family, I did not grow up eating meat sauce with my pasta. I ate just about every other sauce I can think of, but meat sauce just wasn’t our thing. (Maybe it’s because I refused to eat any meat other than chicken for the first eight or nine years of my life…) I never really knew that I was missing anything until John took me to his parents’ house for his birthday meal the first year we were dating. Ever since John was little, his birthday dinner request was always the same: spaghetti with meat sauce. After eating that meal one time with his family, I understood why he loved it so much!
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If this post had a subtitle, it would be “The Adult’s Mac & Cheese.” This dish is creamy, gooey, and cheesy (like my humor…), but doesn’t have the high calorie or fat content that so many mac and cheese recipes share. The rosemary in this dish becomes the star and elevates the entire dish from a simple dinner to placate a child to an elegant side worthy of your Thanksgiving table!
These cookies are melt-in-your mouth delicious! When I say this, what I really mean is that no one would EVER think these are healthy, and certainly wouldn’t believe that there are only 46 calories per cookie and they’re made with whole wheat. On top of that, they only have two tablespoons of butter, which is truly shocking because they taste like they were put here on earth to tempt you into bad decisions!Continue Reading