Parmesan and Garlic Roasted Potatoes

These Parmesan and Garlic Roasted Potatoes are so easy to make and a great side dish with so many things!

Parmesan and Garlic Roasted Potatoes

6 medium potatoes
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup parmesan cheese
2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 1/2 teaspoons dried parsley
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a baking pan or cookie sheet.

Cut potatoes in half lengthwise, then slice into 1/2 inch pieces. Place potatoes in a large bowl. Add all other ingredients and mix well until all potatoes are coated. Place on baking pan and cook for 30-40 minutes, Stir potatoes after 15 minutes.

Simple Delicious Pasta Carbonara Recipe

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This creamy Pasta Carbonara is quite delicious and surprisingly easy to make. This is another one that my guys love to see on the menu!

Pasta Carbonara

3 cups penne pasta
1 package turkey bacon
1 cup half & half
1 stick butter
2 teaspoons dried parsley
2-3 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1/3-1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
¼ cup green onions, sliced (optional)
Additional grated parmesan for topping

Cook pasta according to package.

Cook bacon.

In a  large skillet, add half & half, butter, parsley, garlic and salt. Cook over medium low heat until butter is melted. Be careful not to allow it to boil.  Drain pasta. Add to cream mixture. Chop bacon.  Stir in bacon and parmesan cheese. Sprinkle each serving with green onion, chopped basil and additional parmesan cheese, if desired.

Food Prep for the Week

In this video, I show the breakfast and snack foods that I baked  for the week. I also show how I washed and prepped our fruit and vegetables.

Here are all the recipes that I made:
Jen’s Homemade Granola: http://youtu.be/j48Cl5R5F-0
Easy Moist Banana Snack Cake: http://youtu.be/MCEIZlsZnlE
Homemade No-Bake Granola Bars: http://youtu.be/ztZzocfnEbs
Hummus: http://youtu.be/rsjW8GWwygg
Bacon and Cheese Muffins with a Kick

http://dineanddish.net/2012/02/bacon-and-cheese-breakfast-muffins-with-a-kick/

Thank you to a subscriber for this recipe link. This is the only recipe that isn’t mine. I used turkey bacon and left out the cheese because one of my boys isn’t crazy about cheese.

What’s for Dinner? + Recipe Links (September 7-12)

This is what we had for dinner this week. Please check below for recipe links.
**If you ever have a hard time finding a recipe, they are all in playlists on my channel.**
The names of the playlists are:
Cooking with Jen: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLgvK2FHxmOZc1GAkw387cF8eyCEGnuYYX
Slow Cooker Sunday: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLgvK2FHxmOZd9F22KDz4B0BUvhXxCEzB6
Baking with Jen: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLgvK2FHxmOZcinOLCVtewRR5lnmTCZNgA
Make Your Own (homemade things like granola bars, oatmeal packets, etc.): http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLgvK2FHxmOZetDb1UMluxbyyoqq2Pe14n

This week’s recipes (all are gluten free or have a GF option):
Slow Cooker Creole Chicken: http://youtu.be/PGZuXuFviVE
Pesto Chicken Tacos: http://youtu.be/H5JqSkLWucA
Black Bean and Quinoa Burritos: http://youtu.be/j4umptede1Y
Roasted Tomatillo Salsa Verde: http://youtu.be/cGumhyGj0Ek
I have more recipes coming!