Fluffy Rainbow Unicorns and More at One Family One Meal!

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Did you see Despicable Me? The littlest sister wins a stuffed unicorn and shouts, "IT'S SO FLUFFY I’M GONNA DIE!!!" It's a line we use around our house whenever we're super excited about something. This happens to me quite often, as I get super excited about life most days. So what’s so exciting at OFOM this week?

1. Red Tricycle’s National mention of One Family One Meal! Thank you @redtricyle !

2. Back to School Cooking. My family is finding our groove again, and I hope you are too!

3. An office remodel. Some ridiculously talented friends of mine made over my office in their spare time. IT'S SO FLUFFY I’m GONNA DIE!!!

4. Cooking Music! That's right folks, I've got new tunes for cooking so brace yourselves. I challenge you not to sing and dance the whole time you cook to this playlist!

1. Come Get it Bae by Pharrell Williams
2. Kinks Shirt by Matt Nathanson
3. The Man by Aloe Blacc
4. Pompeii by Bastille
5. Wait for Me by Kings of Leon
6. Magic by Coldplay
7. Shake it Off by Taylor Swift (It’s so fluffy I’m gonna die!)
8. All of Me by John Legend
9. Pumpin’ Blood by NONONO
10. Just the Way You are by Bruno Mars. Still.

Have a great week in your kitchen!
xo-Amanda

This Week's Recipes

 

Ten Minute Lasagna

 
Ten Minute Lasagna Lasagna takes a ton of time to make. But everyone seems to love it! So I decided to cut some corners and see if I could prepare an edible one in 10 minutes. I caved and bought jarred pasta sauce for the first time in a long time. I have to say, the 365 Organic Brand Pasta Sauce from Whole Foods that I tried was delicious and really low in sugar. And I used the “no-boil” lasagna noodles that would probably get me arrested in Italy. But truly, it turned out to be an amazing weeknight meal. As for the 10 minute assembly, do you think I pulled it off? I had 7 seconds left on the clock when I put it in the oven!
  • tick Easy Entertaining
  • tick Make Ahead
  • tick Vegetarian
  • tick Pasta

Ingredients

 
2 eggs, lightly beaten 4 cups grated mozzarella
15 oz cottage cheese 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
25 oz tomato sauce 18 “No-Boil” lasagna noodles, 3 ½” x 7”

Preparation

 
Preheat the oven to 350˚F. In a large mixing bowl, combine the eggs, 3 cups of the mozzarella cheese, the cottage cheese, and Parmesan cheese. Stir until well combined.
 
Assemble the lasagna: In the bottom of a 9”X13” baking pan, spread ½ cup of the tomato sauce over the bottom. Use 6 lasagna noodles (or 3 if using larger noodles) to cover the bottom of the pan, allowing them to overlap a tad if you need. Spread ½ of the cheese mixture over the noodles, then top with a third of the remaining tomato sauce. Add another layer of noodles and cover with the other ½ of the cheese mixture. Pour another third of the sauce over the cheese. Top with the last 6 small noodles (or 3 large), then spread the remaining sauce over the top. Sprinkle the remaining 1 cup of mozzarella cheese over the top. Cover with aluminum foil. (Place in the refrigerator for up to 8 hours if you’re not cooking it right away.)
 
Bake the lasagna covered for 40 minutes. Remove the foil, and continue to bake until it’s bubbly and the noodles have softened, about 10-20 minutes longer. Allow to cool for 5-10 minutes before cutting.

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  • heidi nikban says:

    thank you so much Amanda! I am going to try this tonight :)

     
  • Lois says:

    The Lasagna was great ,I have also did a little change and added hamburger to the tomato sauce,came out great,both ways were great. Thanks for your site love it.