Chicken and Broccoli Shells and Cheese

This is comfort food at it’s finest! Everyone loves this easy weeknight meal, couple this with perfectly creamy homemade shells and cheese made with chicken and broccoli. Turn your regular Wednesday into a comfort zone! Ingredients: 8 ounces medium shell pasta 3 cups broccoli, chopped into florets 2 chicken breasts, cooked and diced 2 tablespoons unsalted butter ¼ cup all-purpose flour 1 cup milk 1 cup chicken broth ¼ teaspoon garlic powder ¼ teaspoon pepper ⅛ teaspoon salt 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded Instructions: In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package directions. Add broccoli during last 2-3 minutes of cook time. Drain and set aside. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium […]

Lemon Garlic Pasta with Salmon

This meal puts a new perspective on what we would normally think when we want a seafood pasta. But if you’re a salmon lover and a pasta lover this dish is a dream come true. Try a new version of seafood pasta. Ingredients: 16 oz. rigatoni/pasta 1 teaspoon garlic, minced 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil ½ cup basil leaves, finely chopped Salt and pepper to taste 1 lb. salmon fillet Zest of one lemon 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons capers Parmesan cheese, shaved or grated Directions: Cook the pasta according to package directions Meanwhile, season salmon with salt and pepper to taste and bake at 350 degrees F for 15-20 minutes, depending on thickness Once the pasta is […]

Lemon Ricotta Parmesan Pasta with Spinach and Grilled Chicken

Who says past has to be boring?! If you’re a fan of pasta then this is a great recipe that will be sure to liven up a routine week. With simple instructions, this no hassle dish will surely impress your family or friends. So enjoy! Yield: About 5 – 6 servings Ingredients: 1 lb grilled chicken breasts, sliced into strips* 1 lb dry linguine, fettucine or spaghetti Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 cup reserved pasta water 6 oz fresh baby spinach, steamed just until beginning to wilt 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 1/2 tsp lemon zest 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1 1/2 cups part skim ricotta 1/2 cup finely shredded parmesan, plus more for serving   Directions: […]