Creamy Vegetable Pasta Bake with lots of green veggies

creamy vegetable pasta bake with lots of green veggies

I so enjoyed the Creamy Vegetable Pasta Bake I made recently, both because it was delicious and because I could pull a serving out of the freezer and have an instant warm meal. When it was gone, I didn't imagine making it again so soon, but it's a great way to use 4 cups of… Continue reading Creamy Vegetable Pasta Bake with lots of green veggies

Creamy vegetable pasta bake

creamy vegetable pasta bake

Lately I've become rather hooked on maximizing grocery store savings. It's like a game, seeing how I can get the most for my money, and it helps that I focus on stocking my pantry with staples that help me cook from scratch. When the grocery store had 1-lb bags of pasta on sale for $.49… Continue reading Creamy vegetable pasta bake

Italian Veggie Casserole with Beans and Rice

Italian Vegetable Casserole with Beans and Rice

I've been in a casserole mood of late. It's so nice to prepare something once and then enjoy it for several days (especially when I'm keeping busy making things for my shop). There's a great basic mix and match casserole formula in The Best Casserole Cookbook Ever, by Beatrice Ojakangas, that provides guidance with lots of flexibility. I used her formula before… Continue reading Italian Veggie Casserole with Beans and Rice

Veggie-packed Breakfast Casserole

slice of veggie-packed breakfast casserole

My goal with creating this recipe was to have a hearty breakfast that requires no work to prepare in the morning -- just a quick reheating in the microwave and it's ready to go. I wanted it to be an easy, healthy choice for when time is short in the morning before heading out to work. I started drafting… Continue reading Veggie-packed Breakfast Casserole