Avocado Alfredo

Avocado Alfredo @createdbydiane

We love pasta around here, and one look at this cute bowl and I knew I just had to have it. It's all about the Pasta-bilities... you can find lots of PASTA here Lemon Pasta Salad, Luau Pasta Salad, Crab Pasta Salad, BLT Pasta Salad,  Feta Basil Balsamic Pasta Salad, Mexican Pasta Salad, … [Read more...]

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Feta Basil Balsamic Pasta Salad

Feta Basil Balsamic Pasta Salad @createdbydiane

Years and years ago I walked into a deli and ordered a pasta salad. From the moment the fork went in my mouth I knew I had found a new favorite. It was a little different than this pasta salad, it was made with tortellini, but with the tortellini, three bites in and I felt it was too … [Read more...]

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Pasta Primavera with Chicken

Pasta Primavera @createdbydiane #dinner

This pasta dish did a fast disappearing act after it was served and to tell you the truth so did the second servings. I may just be the deliciously creamy cheesy sauce, everyone found irresistible. They all said it was delicious, they loved every bite and wanted more.     Pasta, … [Read more...]

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Quick & Easy Chicken Parmesan

Quick Easy Chicken Parmesan @createdbydiane

    Some nights it's hard to believe dinner time is upon you with NO plan in sight. Or does that just happen to me? This is one dinner that I go to for  those nights. It's my quick version of Chicken Parmesan. … [Read more...]

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Avocado Orzo Mac and Cheese

Avocado Orzo mac and cheese @createdbydiane @ca_avocados @kerrygolddairy

I make mac and cheese  all the time and my family just loves it, this week I decided to make it with orzo pasta, it was a well thought out plan, and it certainly wasn't the only pasta option that made sense....really !?! There is mac and cheese spaghetti isn't there. Anyway, everyone said they … [Read more...]

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Tortellini with Red Wine Sauce

Tortellini with Red Wine Sauce @createdbydiane

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Barilla, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #JoytotheTable  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO.     Be prepared for a mouth watering pasta dish that is sure to become a new … [Read more...]

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Savory Pumpkin Sauce with bacon

Savory Pumpkin Sauce with bacon @createdbydiane

Fall is one of my favorite times of year... I won't lie, it has a lot to do with PUMPKIN! I look forward to making all things pumpkin this time of year. I  never know why it ever has to end. All things pumpkin don't have to be all sweet, have you tried any savory pumpkin dishes? I really … [Read more...]

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Crab Pasta Salad

Crab Pasta Salad from @createdbydiane #recipe #seafood #pasta

Does anyone you know get a little crabby on Sunday? The work/school week is about to begin and the stress level seem to RISE! The stores are crowded, so if  you need anything chances are it's better to wait until Monday. Although Monday is not a very popular day.... people even start … [Read more...]

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Luau Pasta Salad “Summer Picnic Party”

Luau Pasta Salad Recipe @createdbydiane

Pasta Salad is one of my go to items for an item to bring to a.... Party, BBQ, Picnic, Beach Day I like that it's all contained in one dish and at anytime I could grab a scoop and be satisfied that I'm not loading up on everything in sight, especially if all other items aren't ready … [Read more...]

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Red White and Blue Spaghetti

Red White and Blue Spaghetti with a healthy veggie faux alfredo sauce @createdbydiane #recipe #healthy #july4 #patriotic

There can never be too much Red, White & Blue if you ask me. So I'm bringing Americana to the dinner table with this fun colored spaghetti dish and a sauce that just may fool you into eating healthier. Well maybe I will be able to fool you or maybe I won't. One thing is for sure I will … [Read more...]

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Mac and Cheese Soup

Mac and Cheese Soup @createdbydiane

Mac and Cheese SOUP! Yep, all the yumminess of mac and cheese in a warm and comforting soup. I've been a soup lover since I was a kid. I could eat it all year long. It seems that some only like soup when it's cold, not me I like it all year long. This is a fun soup that my kids … [Read more...]

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Creamy Crab Pasta Sauce

Creamy Crab Pasta Sauce @createdbydiane

Hearing a name sometimes immediately brings an image of someone else you know with that name. I REALLY remember this when we were trying to pick names for our kids. There was a bit of back and forth. No, that names reminds me of a kid who picked on me in school. Yes, I like that name. They … [Read more...]

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Mexican Pasta Salad

Mexican Pasta Salad @createdbydiane

I have always loved corn on the cob. When I was a kid we had a large garden and corn was one of the best parts. I still love it and find it irresistable when I see it roasted at boardwalks and fairs. Something so simple and it tastes so great. For this recipe I cut the corn off the cob and roast it … [Read more...]

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Lemon Risotto

Lemon Risotto Recipe @createdbydiane

I just LOVE lemon! Lemon Cookies, Lemon Scones, Lemon Basil Bundt Cakes, Lemon Buttercream Frosting and of course I put lemon in my Blueberry Basil Lemonade. Yeah, I put lemon in just about everything. So risotto was no different, I knew if it started with my favorite flavors it would turn … [Read more...]

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Crab Mac and Cheese

Crab Mac and Cheese Recipe

  I remember getting Clam Bakes when I was a kid, filled with seafood and all my favorites. It was layered from bottom to top with clams, shrimp, lobster, steamers, potatoes, carrots, corn on the cob and they steam it with a can of beer. Oh it was so DELICIOUS. When I first had it I … [Read more...]

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