• Spaghetti with chili sauce on a dinner plate.

    Easy Spaghetti with Chili Sauce (aka Cincinnati Chili)

    October 5, 2020Jessica Ashcroft

    Spaghetti with Chili Sauce, or Cincinnati Chili, features a meaty chili served over tender spaghetti and topped with sour cream and cheese. It’s a hearty dish perfect for a cool evening. Spaghetti with chili sauce, or Cincinnati Chili as we called it growing up, is one of my favorite dinners. It’s so, so easy to throw together, tastes amazing, fills you up, and makes the best leftovers. Plus, it’s so unique! How often do you eat chili on top of spaghetti?? While I’ve never had an authentic recipe, this one is pretty fabulous and I think your family will love…

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  • Lemon parmesan pasta on a marble plate and cutting board.

    The Perfect Lemon Basil Pasta

    September 22, 2020Jessica Ashcroft

    Lemon Basil Pasta is a bright and tangy side dish with fresh lemon, basil, and melted butter. All you need is one pot to make this vegetarian recipe! I love the taste of fresh lemon! When you combine it with fresh basil and pasta, you have a match made in Heaven. Lemon Basil Pasta is a super simple side dish you can have on the table in 15 minutes.  And the best part is it only uses one pot so clean up is a breeze! Ingredients 8 oz. thin spaghetti 2 tablespoons melted margarine or butter 2 tablespoon fresh lemon…

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  • Italian ground turkey patties on a plate.

    Italian Ground Turkey Patties With Vegetables Provencal

    September 18, 2020Jessica Ashcroft

    Italian Ground Turkey Patties with Vegetables Provencal is a filling and flavorful dish. And since it only uses ground turkey and vegetables, it’s pretty healthy for you, too. When my mom would make this recipe growing up, my brother and I would always fight over who got the most white potatoes on their plate. I don’t know if it’s because we only got to eat them in this dish or because they were so cute and small, but you were truly the favorite if you got more white potatoes than the other person. Besides having tasty white potatoes, Italian Ground…

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  • BLT salad with avocado and ranch dressing.

    The Easiest BLT Salad With Avocado

    August 18, 2020Jessica Ashcroft

    Try this BLT salad with avocado, crispy bacon, fresh lettuce, juicy tomatoes, and crunchy croutons. It’s a healthy alternative to the traditional sandwich. This post contains affiliate links. For more information, see my disclosure. When I was trying to lose weight after my second baby, I got sucked into the low carb craze. I replaced all bread, pasta, and rice with lettuce leaves and cauliflower. I made this salad often during that time because it was a healthy alternative to the traditional BLT sandwich. I’ve since given up my low carb obsession, but I still love to serve this salad…

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  • Grilled sausage kabobs on a white platter.

    Grilled Sausage Kabobs with a Honey Mustard Glaze

    August 12, 2020Jessica Ashcroft

    Try these delicious grilled sausage kabobs loaded with squash, zucchini, and potatoes all brushed with a sweet honey mustard glaze. My mom loved to plan grilled dinners during our summers growing up. It’s like she closed down the kitchen and gave my dad a permanent position next to the barbeque. We had plenty of hamburgers and hot dogs, but when my mom made these grilled sausage kabobs we knew we were in for a treat. The sweet glaze on the meat and the fresh zucchini and squash made this one of my favorite summer dinners growing up and one that…

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