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!

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Girls' Day and Night

Laura makes out-of-this-world finger food for her day with the girls.
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.

Saturday
Feb 11
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 4

Laura's Leftovers

There is nothing more fun and creative than making a new meal from yesterday's leftovers. Laura Vitale demonstrates 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.

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

Lessons From Nonna

Laura Vitale's passion for food and cooking was inspired by her Italian grandmother, who taught her not only how to cook, but also how to spread love through food. Today Laura takes you on a very personal journey through her some of her Nonna's favorite dishes. First up, Nonna's hearty Pasta al Forno with Mini Meatballs. On the side, her crunchy Spicy Broccolini, and finally, a zesty Orange Bundt Cake with Mandarinello and Blackberry Compote topped off with Mascarpone Cream.

Saturday
Apr 8
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 3

Papa's Pizza

Laura Vitale began her culinary career in her dad's Pizzeria. Today, they still love getting in the kitchen and cooking together. In this episode, Laura will make some of his favorites, before he joins her in the kitchen for a pizza making reunion. First up, Sal's Grilled Seafood Salad with Calamari and Shrimp, next it's a Classic Neapolitan Margherita Pizza and a White Pizza with garlic oil, prosciutto and arugula. Finally, a crave-worthy Chocolate-Hazelnut Zeppole.

Saturday
Apr 8
8am | 7c
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.

Saturday
Apr 8
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.

Saturday
May 20
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 6

Family Style

Laura Vitale shares her secrets to creating a meal that will impress a crowd and, more importantly, won't stress the chef. She starts off with crispy Pancetta Wrapped Pork Loin with creamy Polenta Parmigiano. She then whips up a refreshing Roasted Fennel Salad with Oranges and Baby Arugula. For the finale, a silky Gingerbread Tiramisu. This twist on an Italian classic is sure to become a favorite amongst your guests.

Saturday
May 20
9:30am | 8:30c
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.

Monday
Aug 14
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
Aug 14
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 4

Laura's Leftovers

There is nothing more fun and creative than making a new meal from yesterday's leftovers. Laura Vitale demonstrates 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.

Saturday
Oct 28
7am | 6c
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.

Saturday
Oct 28
8:30am | 7:30c
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.

Saturday
Oct 28
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Lessons From Nonna

Laura Vitale's passion for food and cooking was inspired by her Italian grandmother, who taught her not only how to cook, but also how to spread love through food. Today Laura takes you on a very personal journey through her some of her Nonna's favorite dishes. First up, Nonna's hearty Pasta al Forno with Mini Meatballs. On the side, her crunchy Spicy Broccolini, and finally, a zesty Orange Bundt Cake with Mandarinello and Blackberry Compote topped off with Mascarpone Cream.

Monday
Feb 5
8:30am | 7:30c

Feast Your Eyes

Most Popular Recipes

All Simply Laura Recipes

Linguine with Shrimp all'Amatriciana

Laura's Margherita Pizza

Broccoli Rabe, Sausage and Pesto Pasta

Spanish Chicken and Rice

Almond Madeleines

White Chocolate Panna Cotta with Raspberry Sauce

Scallops with Pancetta

Mexican Style Chicken Pot Pie

Short Rib and Bechamel Lasagna

Simply Dressed Bocconcini

Grilled Seafood Salad

Roasted Fennel with Oranges and Greens

Pot Roast with Porcini Mushrooms

Sherry Fennel Olives

Laura's Leftover Brownie Truffles

Mini Pizzas

Butternut Squash and Black Bean Chili

Roasted Fig Salad with Goat Cheese, Prosciutto and Arugula

Laura's Insalata Tre Colori

Bruschetta Bar with Eggs in a Basket

Ultimate Sausage and Broccoli Rabe Sandwiches

Laura's Frozen Flavor Cubes

Coconut Shrimp with Sweet Chili Sauce

Laura's Blackberry Compote

Velvety Tomato Bisque

Crispy Ribollita

Veggie Mac and Cheese

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.