• Italian
  • Spinach Pesto

    from: The Birthday Cake Book IngredientsFor the Cake 2-3 T soft unsalted butter and 2-3 T all-purpose flour for the pan 2 1/4 C sifted cake flour 1 T plus 1/8 t baking powder 1/2 t salt 16 T (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened to the consistency of mayonnaise 1 1/2 C plus 1/2 C […]

  • Italian
  • Broccoli and Feta Pasta

    from: The Birthday Cake Book IngredientsFor the Cake 2-3 T soft unsalted butter and 2-3 T all-purpose flour for the pan 2 1/4 C sifted cake flour 1 T plus 1/8 t baking powder 1/2 t salt 16 T (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened to the consistency of mayonnaise 1 1/2 C plus 1/2 C […]

  • Italian
  • Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Lasagna

    Ingredients 3/4 pound dry lasagna noodles 1 Tbsp olive oil 2 large Spanish onion, peeled, cut in half and sliced into 1/4-inch-thick slices 1 Tbsp rosemary, fresh, chopped 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup Coca-Cola Diet Coke, or other brand 1 sprays cooking spray 6 medium portobello mushroom(s), stems removed, caps cut in half and sliced […]

  • Italian
  • Stuffed Mushrooms

    from: Parenting Ingredients4 mini­whole-wheat pitas, split 1 cup chopped cooked chicken (such as Perdue) 1/2 cup grated carrot 1 cup frozen corn kernels, defrosted 1/2 cup barbecue sauce 1/2 cup shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese DirectionsPreheat oven to 350 degrees. Place split pitas on a baking sheet. Put chicken, carrot, corn, and barbecue sauce in […]

  • Italian
  • Pizza Pockets

    from: Parenting Ingredients 14-oz jar prepared pizza sauce 1 cup frozen chopped broccoli, thawed 1/2 cup 2% shredded 3-cheese mix (such as Kraft) 1 egg, slightly beaten, mixed with 1 tsp water 1/4 cup finely chopped pepperoni (optional) 2 cans (7.5 oz each) refrigerated biscuits (such as Pillsbury) Directions Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Combine […]

  • Chicken/Poultry
  • BBQ Chicken Pizza

    from: Parenting Ingredients4 mini­whole-wheat pitas, split 1 cup chopped cooked chicken (such as Perdue) 1/2 cup grated carrot 1 cup frozen corn kernels, defrosted 1/2 cup barbecue sauce 1/2 cup shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese DirectionsPreheat oven to 350 degrees. Place split pitas on a baking sheet. Put chicken, carrot, corn, and barbecue sauce in […]

  • Italian
  • Italian Salad

    Ingredients buffalo mozzarella good tomatoes romaine lettuce balsamic vinaigrette dressing Directions Cut up the mozzarella, tomatoes and romaine into good bite-sized pieces. Toss together with the balsamic vinaigrette dressing.

  • Italian
  • Ricotta Gnocchi

    from: Matt & Jess original Ingredients1/2 C refried beans or black beans 1/4 C cooked ground beef (seasoned as you or your baby likes it) 2 T cheddar cheese DirectionsIf using black beans, mash them with a fork. Then combine beans, beef and cheese together. from: 171 Ingredients2 C ricotta cheese 3 T greated parmesan […]

  • Beef/Pork/MEAT
  • Slow Cooker Lasagna Stew

    from: Ingredients1/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 1/2 cup fat-free evaporated milk 2 medium garlic clove(s), minced 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/8 tsp table salt, or to taste 1/8 tsp black pepper, or to taste 10 oz dry lasagna noodles, cooked al dente (about 12 noodles) 10 oz cooked winter squash, thawed if frozen 1 […]