Chicken Caesar Salad Pizza {Giveaway Post}

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on April 11, 2013

in contest/giveaway, friends, giveaway, pizza, simple recipe

Every once in a while, I forget about how much I love parmesan cheese. I know, it’s an odd thing to forget, but I’ll go weeks without a taste, and then out of nowhere, I put it on everything. In college, my fridge was never without at least one (sometimes more than one) container of […]


“Better With Bacon” Cauliflower Casserole

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on February 20, 2013

in simple recipe, vegetables

Sometimes, like most people, I get ridiculous cravings for ridiculously bad-for-me foods. The most recent of these cravings was for a super-rich, super-cheesy, super-indigestion-inducing macaroni and cheese. You know the kind I mean. I’m not talking about the blue box, but rather the kind of macaroni and cheese loaded with about a pound of cheese, […]


Creamy Spinach-Artichoke Baked Pasta

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on January 13, 2013

in Italian, simple recipe, vegetarian

I really don’t know when I had my first taste of spinach-artichoke dip. Does anyone really know? It’s been the go-to appetizer for restaurants for years, the typical hot appetizer for a party, and the perfect PMS food for us cheese lovers out there. The original recipes for spinach artichoke dip contain ingredients like mayonnaise, […]


Ultimate Crab Macaroni & Cheese

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on January 1, 2013

in fish or seafood

Many many years ago, sometime around the time that I decided for the first time that I needed to lose weight, New Years Eve became a “last hurrah” of sorts. Eat whatever I want, one last time, before starting the new diet on New Years Day. When I was younger, my mom would make cheese […]


Somewhat Healthier Mac & Cheese

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on October 4, 2012

in simple recipe, vegetarian

I’m a total sucker for a good macaroni and cheese. I’m also a sucker for a “bad” macaroni and cheese. Heck, give me noodles and something that resembles cheese and I’m a happy camper. I’ve made no fewer than…well, let’s count: Stovetop Mac & Cheese with Roasted Tomatoes (the original) Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese […]