30 Minute Protein Pasta (GF)

Time: 30 min

Serves: 4


  • 1 lb Ground Beef or Turkey
  • 1 box Banza Pasta
  • 1 Jar Tomato Basil Marinara
  • 1 cup diced spinach
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • shredded Parmesan cheese


In large pot over high heat, bring water to a boil. Add pasta and boil for 8 minutes.

In a saute pan or cast iron pan over medium heat, heat olive oil and minced garlic. Add the ground meat and cook until browned. Add the diced spinach and stir for 2 minutes.

Reduce to low and stir in the marinara sauce until small bubbles appear on the surface.

Combine and enjoy!

Everyday Chocolate Chip Cookies

Time: 30 minutes

Makes: 15 cookies


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 375F. Prep a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

I am lazy so I try to do everything in one bowl. I mix together the butter and brown sugar then add the white sugar and mix. Stir in the egg and vanilla.

Add the salt, baking soda and powder and mix. Mix in the flour until combined and add the chocolate chips.

Scoop whatever size ball you want for you cookie and place evenly distanced on your baking sheet.

Bake for 8-10 min until golden brown.