Web sensation and online superstar Laura Vitale brings her take on American mealtimes to television. Although Laura's roots are in Italian food she is first and foremost an all American girl. With an emphasis on seasonal and simple, Laura's blend of easy but enticing recipes and girl next-door charm will make for meals that America will adore. It's Simply Laura!
Season 1, Episode 5

Sweet & Savory Brunch

Brunch can be one of the most delicious and easy ways to entertain loved ones in a casual setting. Laura Vitale makes a mouthwatering brunch that pairs both sweet and savory ingredients. She begins with her light and crispy Belgian Waffles topped with her famous Savory Sausage and Apple Hash. On the side, there's a Roasted Fig Salad with Goat Cheese, Arugula and Prosciutto. Laura makes Almond Madeleines in individual packages as a fun favor, and because no brunch is complete without a special drink, she makes a quick, refreshing Orange and Raspberry Mimosa.

Monday
Feb 18
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

15-Minute Meals

Laura Vitale has a busy day ahead of her, and only 15 minutes for each of her meals today. Eggs in Purgatory fuels her morning workout, while Portobello Melt on 7-Grain Bread is the perfect meal to bring to her husband at work -- and some co-workers. She fits in Scallops with Wine and Pancetta for dinner in-between working on her cookbooks and shows.

Monday
Mar 25
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 3

Family Game Night

Laura Vitale hosts a casual game night. Everyone has a job to do, including Papa Sal, who joins Laura to prepare his Spicy Steamed Mussels. Her guests make their selections from the Classic Italian Antipasti and enjoy Short Rib and Bechamel Lasagna. For dessert, there's White Chocolate and Raspberry Layered Panna Cotta.

Monday
Mar 25
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

The Little Black Dress Ingredient

Laura Vitale is on the hunt for a versatile little black dress for upcoming events, and this inspires her to repurpose her dinner plans! She makes Marinara Sauce her culinary little black dress, accessorizing it in dishes like Italian Pot Roast with Porcini Mushrooms, Velvety Tomato Bisque and Greek Mini Pizzas.

Monday
Mar 25
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 2

Super Simple Suppers

After a long day, preparing a meal from scratch can often seem like a daunting task. Before you reach for the takeout menu, Laura Vitale shows you a simple and delicious crowd-pleasing supper that's ready in a flash. She starts off with a tasty Sauteed Mushroom Bruschetta. For the main course, spicy Linguine with Shrimp Al'Amatriciana and a light Insalata Tre Colori with Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette. But that's not all, Laura shows us that on even the busiest of days, a delectable dessert is within reach with her Toasted Hazelnut Twists and Affogato.

Monday
Mar 25
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Family Style

Laura Vitale shares her secrets to creating a meal that will impress a crowd without stressing the chef. She starts off with crispy Pancetta Wrapped Pork Loin with creamy Polenta Parmigiano. Then she whips up a refreshing Roasted Fennel Salad with Oranges and Baby Arugula. For the finale, her silky Gingerbread Tiramisu is a twist on an Italian classic that's sure to become a favorite among your guests.

Monday
Mar 25
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 8

Girls' Day and Night!

Laura is spending a full day with her girls, and before heading out for some shopping and pampering, she tackles some finger foods that she can assemble before the fun. Back at the house, the girls break open the bottle of wine, and Laura heats up Coconut Shrimp with Sweet Chili Sauce, Spinach and Potato Puffs, Cheesecake Brownies and Sea Salt Caramel Corn.

Monday
Mar 25
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Papa's Pizza

Laura Vitale began her culinary career in her dad's pizzeria, and they still love getting in the kitchen and cooking together. Laura makes some of his favorites recipes before he joins her in the kitchen for a pizza-making reunion. First up is Sal's Grilled Seafood Salad with Calamari and Shrimp, followed by a Classic Neapolitan Margherita Pizza and a White Pizza with garlic oil, prosciutto and arugula. For a sweet finish, Laura makes a crave-worthy Chocolate-Hazelnut Zeppole.

Thursday
Apr 18
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 4

Italian Girl in the Garden State

Growing up in Italy, vegetables were the star of Laura Vitale's plates and now, she has recipes to turn local New Jersey veggies into standing ovation dishes. Inspired by old family recipes and seasonal offerings, she makes Butternut Squash and Black Bean Chili, Broccoli Rabe Pesto Pasta and Roasted Tomato Tart.

Thursday
Apr 18
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 7

All Day Breakfast

Laura Vitale grew up eating eggs for dinner in Italy, and is inspired to create an all day breakfast menu. For breakfast, she makes Creme Fraiche and Veggie Frittata, there's Smoked Salmon and Dill Quiche for lunch, and a Breakfast Bruschetta Bar for dinner.

Thursday
Apr 18
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 4

Laura's Leftovers

There's nothing more fun and creative than making a new meal from yesterday's leftovers. Laura Vitale shares her tricks for turning everyday leftovers into a delicious meal with her mouthwatering Smokey Black Bean Rice, a Mexican-Style Chicken Pot Pie, a Tomato Avocado Salad with Creamy Yogurt Dressing and phenomenal Brownie Truffles.

Thursday
Apr 18
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 1

Date Night

Laura Vitale makes a restaurant-quality meal to enjoy with her husband, Joe, at home. Inspired by their love of steakhouses, Laura splurges on a beautiful cut of beef and pairs it with steakhouse-worthy sides without the hefty price tag. The date night menu is Seared NY Strip Steaks and Green Beans with Herbed Butter, Crispy Ribollita and Amaretto Tiramisu for Two.

Thursday
Apr 18
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 5

Sweet & Savory Brunch

Brunch can be one of the most delicious and easy ways to entertain loved ones in a casual setting. Laura Vitale makes a mouthwatering brunch that pairs both sweet and savory ingredients. She begins with her light and crispy Belgian Waffles topped with her famous Savory Sausage and Apple Hash. On the side, there's a Roasted Fig Salad with Goat Cheese, Arugula and Prosciutto. Laura makes Almond Madeleines in individual packages as a fun favor, and because no brunch is complete without a special drink, she makes a quick, refreshing Orange and Raspberry Mimosa.

Thursday
Apr 18
9:30am | 8:30c

Feast Your Eyes

Most Popular Recipes

All Simply Laura Recipes

Sea Salt Caramel Corn

Almond Madeleines

Laura's Margherita Pizza

Marinara Sauce

Ultimate Sausage and Broccoli Rabe Sandwiches

Cheesecake Brownies

Tomato and Avocado salad with Creamy Garlic Cilantro Dressing

Roasted Fig Salad with Goat Cheese, Prosciutto and Arugula

Broccoli Rabe, Sausage and Pesto Pasta

Seared Steak and Green Beans with Herbed Butter

Pancetta-Wrapped Pork Loin

Laura's Insalata Tre Colori

Coconut Shrimp with Sweet Chili Sauce

Chocolate Hazelnut Zeppole

Velvety Tomato Bisque

Spanish Chicken and Rice

Chickpea Bruschetta

Laura's Frozen Flavor Cubes

Pot Roast with Porcini Mushrooms

Belgian Waffles

Hazelnut Twists

About the Host

Laura Vitale

Internet sensation Laura Vitale developed her love for cooking from her Italian grandmother, learning many of the recipes for classic Italian dishes over the phone.