Baked Meatballs with Pasta in Parmesan Spinach Sauce

Baked Meatballs with Pasta in Parmesan Spinach Sauce

Homemade meatballs baked on top of penne pasta smothered in lots of rich, creamy spinach sauce. This comforting pasta dish is perfect for serving on a special family night or bringing to a potluck or party. The recipe starts by making the meatballs with ground beef, garlic, parsley, bread crumbs and egg. While they get… 

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Blender Brazilian Cheese Puffs

Blender Brazilian Cheese Puffs (Naturally Gluten Free)

Brazilian cheese puffs are delicious little biscuit-type treats, a cross between French Gougères and popovers. They bake up with crispy outsides and chewy centers, and are best eaten fresh from the oven while still warm. You will need only seven ingredients to make them! One egg, oil, milk, tapioca flour, salt, Parmesan and cheddar cheese…. 

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Baked Polenta Fries (Not-Potato Fries)

Baked Polenta Fries

Creamy polenta with Parmesan cheese is baked up into golden brown, crispy fries with warm tomato sauce or ketchup for dipping. My Italian answer to the french fry. The method is easy but time-consuming because the polenta has to be thoroughly chilled to hold it’s french fry shape. I use 5-minute polenta and cook it… 

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Meatball Muffins

Meatball Muffins

To make these meatball “muffins” ricotta meatballs are nestled in a savory, biscuit-like muffin batter and baked in a muffin pan. They’re just as tasty at room temperature as they are warm, making for a great appetizer or lunchbox treat and are best served with marinara sauce on the side for a little dunking action,

Baked Parmesan Garlic Cauliflower Tots

Baked Parmesan Cauliflower Tots

These golden, crunchy tots are made entirely with cauliflower! No potatoes to be found. They’re baked, not fried, and have that same addicting, I-can’t-stop-eating-these quality that real tater tots have. They almost taste like them. Except they don’t. Not exactly. Cauliflower has a distinct smell that gives them away. Almost tater tots. Cauliflower is kind… 

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Baked Lemon Artichoke Chicken

Baked Lemon Artichoke Chicken

Bright and briny flavors are captured in these chicken breasts that are baked with artichoke hearts, capers, whole garlic cloves, Parmesan cheese and lemon slices plus a big glug or two of extra-virgin olive oil to help all the flavors shine. The lemon slices add just the right amount of tartness without being overwhelming so… 

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Mashed Broccoli with Ricotta, Parmesan & Garlic

Mashed Broccoli with Ricotta & Parmesan

If you want your family to eat their broccoli then try feeding them this! Broccoli florets smashed up with ricotta cheese and a whole lot of tasty things like Parmesan, garlic, lemon zest and walnuts. They’re creamy like mashed potatoes and make a great low-carb alternative. You can use fresh or frozen broccoli that you… 

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