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Chinese Fake-Out: Aaron’s Loaded Lo-Mein

Chinese Fake-Out: Aaron’s Loaded Lo-Mein

Are you tired of spending large amounts of money on Chinese takeout just to be disappointed and hungry later? Do you look at the menu and say “I could make this at home”? Well today is your lucky day! My Loaded Lo Mein will provide […]

Shrimp and Scallop Scampi

Shrimp and Scallop Scampi

  Happy New Year! We survived 2017 and now get to start fresh in 2018! Hope this year is great for each and every one of you! I was in a transitional period the last part of the year so I had to put some […]

Cauliflower and Broccoli Gratin

Cauliflower and Broccoli Gratin

My Cauliflower and Broccoli Gratin was inspired by a dinner that I attended a few months ago here in Chicago. They had this as a side option, and we all know you can’t go wrong with creamy, cheesy vegetables. One bite, and I immediately fell in love! This […]

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

I had a few left over ingredients from my Cauliflower and Broccoli Gratin, so I decided to incorporate them with my homemade Garlic Mashed Potatoes. The heavy cream and butter provided a richness to the dish to balance out the garlicky flavor in the potatoes. […]

Vegetarian Spaghetti

Vegetarian Spaghetti

Have you heard about veggie, Veggie Spaghetti? My quirky quote comes from the 90’s toy phenomenon Betty Spaghetti! Speaking of spaghetti, I wanted to switch it up a little(or a lot) by making a very hearty spaghetti dinner packed full of veggies! This will be […]

Budget-Friendly Chicken Parmigiana

Budget-Friendly Chicken Parmigiana

Can $20 feed a family of four? YES! I’m here to tell you that you can still eat a great meal for less than what it costs to sit in that fast food restaurant. Aldi’s has a fantastic selection of foods that cater to everyone from […]