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I saw this on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives and had to make it. I’m really glad I did because it is delicious! This comes from a restaurant in PittsburghIf you are Paleo you can use any of those new Paleo noodls or zuchinni noodles instead. It’s also good without any noodles at all.

What You Need:
2 ​​Onions, chopped
1 ​head ​Cabbage, chopped
1 ​lb. ​Bacon, diced and cooked
1 ​bag ​Curly Egg Noodles
2​tsp.​Granulated Garlic

What You Do:
1. Cook the Egg Noodles and set aside
2. Boil Cabbage about 5 min., till crisp-tender
3. Melt the Butter and cook Onions and 1 tsp. Garlic for about 10 min.
4. Add Cabbage and cook 10-15 min. Until caramelized.
5. Add Noodles, Bacon, 1 tsp. Garlic and salt to taste.



Baked Ziti

  • 1 pound dry ziti pasta
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 (26 ounce) jars spaghetti sauce
  • 6 ounces provolone cheese, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 6 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


1.Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add ziti pasta, and cook until al dente, about 8 minutes; drain.
2. In a large skillet, brown onion and ground beef over medium heat. Add spaghetti sauce, and simmer 15 minutes.
3. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 9×13 inch baking dish. Layer as follows: 1/2 of the ziti, Provolone cheese, sour cream, 1/2 sauce mixture, remaining ziti, mozzarella cheese and remaining sauce mixture. Top with grated Parmesan cheese.
4. Bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until cheeses are melted.

Low Fat Ranch Dressing

Here is the ingredient list:

Ranch Dressing

1 c. LF Cottage Cheese

½ c. LF Sour Cream

¼ c. Buttermilk

½ t salt

¼ t pepper

1 T. Dill

1 t gran. Garlic

5 sprigs or more Parsley

1 or 2 Scallions


Basically, here is what you do.  It only takes a few minutes.

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Easy Basic Red Sauce (Marinara)

I needed a quick marinara for the lasagna I was making so I thought I would share it here.

What you will need:

1 can crushed tomatoes

2 cans stewed tomatoes

1 can tomato paste

1/2 cup parmesan cheese

1 onion

1 T. granulated garlic

2 T. Italian seasoning

1/2 t. salt

1/4 t pepper

Put all of this into a food processor and process until smooth.

Cook for an hour or so on the stove and you are good to go!

Wasn’t that easy?