Category Archives: pesto

Apr 21

Farfalle with Broccoli Rabe Pesto

Hope everyone had a nice holiday weekend! Easter was a fun and food filled celebration, as usual. Waaaay too much, again, as usual. Which is why I opted for a lighter pasta dish. And it was a big hit. I … Continue reading

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Oct 5

Breakfast Grilled Cheese

Our latest recipe swap theme was breakfast.  And I never would have thought a simple sandwich would make me so happy!  I haven’t been eating much for breakfast lately, so this was a nice break from my rut. Jenna from … Continue reading

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Aug 13

Caprese Sliders with Pesto Mayonnaise

This time around, our recipe swap theme was very fitting, considering last month was the hottest July on record – “Too Hot to Cook”.  And yeah, that about sums it up lately.  It’s been a scorcher, for sure! I was … Continue reading

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Jul 30

Grilled Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato & Pesto Sandwich

I feel like the majority of my posts lately have consisted of the same ingredients.  Anyone else notice that?  Blueberries, tomatoes, herbs…all those delicious things that are in season. Today is no exception.  How can you resist this sandwich?  It’s … Continue reading

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May 17

Pesto Topped Tilapia

If this post doesn’t hint at how rushed I’ve felt lately, I don’t know what will. 2 things.  Tilapia.  Pesto. Dinner in a flash. Pesto Topped Tilapiatilapia filetspesto (homemade or store bought) Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Line a baking … Continue reading

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Apr 26

Chicken Pasta Pesto Bake

I had a bit of a challenging day earlier this week.  To sum it up quickly… Got ready for work.  Bella got sick.  All over the house.  Plopped her in the bath.  Cleaned it all up…rug, floor, clothes…you get my … Continue reading

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Aug 30

Presto – pesto!

Fresh herbs – ahhhh.  They smell so good.  They look so good.  And they die so fast.  At least mine do. One of the best ways to use them up before it’s too late is to make pesto.  Homemade pesto … Continue reading

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Jul 7

Pizza in a pinch

Pesto is one of our favorite pizza toppings.  I’ve yet to make my own this year, but I plan on doing so very soon and will share my recipe with you at that time.  Until then, I found a great … Continue reading

Posted in chicken, gorgonzola, main dishes, mozzarella, pesto, pizza, QuickAndEasy, tomatoes | 3 Comments
May 10

No need for the oven

Frank and I have discussed grilling pizza before but hadn’t done it until now, when I received Christina’s recipe in our weekly swap.  That’s motivation enough!  Did I cheat by making this indoors?  I don’t think so.  We’ll do it … Continue reading

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Dec 17

Mmmm…pizza :)

Honestly, who doesn’t LOVE pizza?  I do.  Bella does.  My whole family does.  We frequently thank my sister for marrying into a family of pizzeria owners 🙂 As my husband will tell you, I love variety.  With my pizza toppings. … Continue reading

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