Category Archives: Pasta

Pasta recipes

Hearty Beef & Tomato Lasagna

Hey ya’ll!  This week’s recipe is Hearty Beef & Tomato Lasagna!  My family has always enjoyed this thick, rich and delicious Italian dish.  When our kids were growing  up, making lasagna took a lot longer to prep since the lasagna noodles had to be cooked first.  With the convenience of oven ready noodles, now the prep time for lasagna is pretty much cut in half!  I must say, this is an enormous bonus!  Total prep time from start to finish with Hearty Beef & Tomato Lasagna is between 35 and 40 minutes!  And bake time only takes about an hour. Continue reading Hearty Beef & Tomato Lasagna

Creamy Seafood & Broccoli Alfredo

Creamy Seafood & Broccoli Alfredo!!! Yummmo!!!  You know, it’s been quite awhile since my husband and I have had children at home.  Having to worry about what I was going to feed the family when I got home from work was one of the many things that influenced me and lead me to where I am today.   Creamy Seafood & Broccoli Alfredo is a quick and delicious choice for a busy weeknight that will satisfy your hungry family and is easy to whip together and put on the table!  I love blogging about food and sharing yummy recipes that are easy to put together and don’t use a lot of unusual ingredients.  This week’s recipe certainly fits the bill! Continue reading Creamy Seafood & Broccoli Alfredo

Cheesy Shells & Sausage

Originally posted 01/24/16

Hey everyone!  Hope ya’ll are staying safe and warm this winter!  This week’s featured recipe, Cheesy shells & sausage, is a handy ‘go-to’ recipe that’s sure to please the family and fit your busy schedule.  This simple but scrumptious meal solution goes together quickly, and paired with a family favorite veggie, I think you’ll enjoy putting it together on days when time is short!  Give it a try and let me know what you think!  Also, please be sure to check out the Cookbook page!  I’ve added a picture of my cookbook and you can find information there if you’re interested in placing an order!  Take care and have a great week!  Lisa 

Cheesy Shells & Sausage

Cheesy shell pasta with sausage!

5 minPrep Time

20 minCook Time

25 minTotal Time

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1 lb. smoked sausage, fully cooked
16 oz. pkg. shell pasta
18 oz. processed cheese food, cubed
¼ c. butter
½ c. milk
Salt & pepper to taste


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, slice smoked sausage into one inch sections and heat through in a large skillet or Dutch oven.
  3. Drain pasta and add to skillet with smoked sausage.
  4. Stir in butter, milk and cubed cheese.
  5. Continue to stir until butter and cheese are melted.
  6. Serve immediately.


You could add a can of veggies to this recipe and create a whole meal in one!