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Lazy Summer Dinner: Easy Caprese Pasta Salad

It’s early June and already too hot to turn on the oven. When I can’t deal with standing by the stove—and need to keep my eats light and cool—it’s time for dinners like this cold Caprese Pasta Salad.I am a sucker for cold pasta salads, especially when it’s H-O-T out. Cold soba noodles tossed in […]

Snacks

Pesto Tomato Crostinis

Have you ever gotten a call from friends that they are on their way over to say hi, giving you all of ten minutes to pull something together for a quick snack? I have and I love those types of phone calls.

Lunch

Caprese Pasta Salad

This simple, fresh salad is bound to become your favorite summer pasta salad. I first read a variation in the New York Times and have been playing with it ever since.

Breakfast

Breakfast Burritos

If you couldn’t tell by my last few posts on Momtastic, I am trying to make an effort to make better breakfasts. Having my kids just grab a bowl of cereal and calling that good wasn’t enough anymore.

Lunch

Perfect Paninis

Paninis, or pressed sandwiches, can often be overlooked as an idea for dinner. But not in my house! Once a week I buy a great big loaf of country bread and use it for all kinds of dishes each week.