Sun Dried Tomato, Prosciutto & Spinach Pasta

Last night around 7 o’clock I was so tired…I didn’t really want to make dinner, but we were hungry and going out wasn’t an option…I was just too darn tired. So after a trip to the fridge and the pantry, I made a quick inventory of what I could put together…Pasta!!! As it turned out, it was absolutely delicious, super simple and just what the doctor ordered!!!  Continue reading

Grilled Pear & Bacon Spinach Salad

Grilled Pear & Bacon Spinach Salad

Growing up, my Mom made a spinach salad with bacon that was always a welcome addition to the table. I actually don’t have her recipe (shame on me!) but from what I can remember it was simply spinach lettuce, crisp bacon & thinly sliced red onion with a tangy vinaigrette. To change it up a bit I decided I wanted to add a twist with the addition of grilled sliced pears and a Maple-Bacon Vinaigrette. Mom – take a look and tell me what you think! Continue reading