Avocado Pesto Pasta

This avocado pesto pasta is a fresh way to make a very simple pasta dish for dinner or lunch.  With just a few simple ingredients thrown into a food processor, including fresh basil and spinach, this meal can be ready in 20 minutes or less.  It’s a perfect combination of  hearty (thanks to the pine…

Traditional Basil Pesto Pasta with Chicken and Peas

Seriously though, I’ve got the end-of-summer blues.  I go back to teaching on Tuesday (which I’m very excited about), but there’s something so sad about summer ending.  The ease of lazily waking up (and, trust me, “lazily” has a different meaning with two small children, but at least we weren’t having to rush out of…

Garlic Shrimp with Arugula Pesto Pasta

Pesto used to really intimidate me.  Now that I’ve made a million batches of pesto, it makes me laugh to think how far I’ve come because pesto is one of those things that sounds fancier and more difficult than it really is.  It really requires you to throw some ingredients into a food processor…and then…