Posts Tagged "pastas"

What’s In Season – Spring Produce Guide 00

What’s In Season – Spring Produce Guide

What’s In Season – Spring Produce Guide

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What’s in season for spring? Our spring produce guide and healthy spring recipes will inspire you to eat with the seasons while April showers bring May flowers. The cool sunny months of March, April and May are the perfect time to embrace delicate spring greens and refreshing fruits! Whether you’re listening to the rain or planting seeds in your sunny spring garden, let this spring...

Healthy Valentine’s Day Recipes 00

Healthy Valentine’s Day Recipes

Healthy Valentine’s Day Recipes

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Show your loved ones how much you care this year with a home-cooked meal using one of these healthy Valentine’s Day recipes! Holidays and candy go hand in hand and Valentine’s Day is no exception. Celebrated with chocolate, red wine and champagne, Valentine’s Day is up there on the list of unhealthy holidays alongside Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. But don’t let...

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How to Stock a Healthy Pantry

How to Stock a Healthy Pantry

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Is your kitchen stocked with the healthy pantry staples you need to make a heart-healthy meal? Healthy pantry staples – the foods you regularly keep stocked in your cupboards, refrigerator and freezer -ultimately guide you in your daily cooking adventures. These ingredients are the foundation needed for a quick healthy weeknight meals or to inspire you to try a new healthy recipe...

Southwest Pasta Salad 00

Southwest Pasta Salad

Southwest Pasta Salad

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Oh my word, it seems like forever ago that I posted anything! Life has been totally crazy this week starting a new job, going to night class at UIC, and trying to get enough sleep to recover from a cold. At any rate, I’ve got a new recipe for you guys! A few months ago Will surprised me with a bag of handmade Whole Wheat Chipotle Lime Mafaldine pasta from Papparedelle’s at the French...

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Popeye Pasta

Popeye Pasta

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Good morning! I feel like its been forever since I actually got to cook something for dinner! Last night I made I made Popeye Pasta from Eat Drink and Be Vegan. This recipe is extremely simple, full of flavor, and slightly different from your usual spaghetti recipe. Popeye Pasta vegetarian, vegan, soy-free, dairy-free, peanut-free, tree nut-free, seed-free, shellfish-oil, fish-free, bean &...

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Pasta Fresca

Pasta Fresca

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Earlier this week I had lunch at Noodles and Company. One of my favorite dishes, among many, is their Pasta Fresca. While munching away I decided that this is totally something I could easily make at home; so later in the week I went at it. Here is what I came up with! Recipe makes 2 servings. Pasta Fresca  vegetarian, soy-free, peanut-free, tree nut-free, seed-free, sugar-free, shellfish-oil,...

Pesto Gnocchi Pasta Salad 00

Pesto Gnocchi Pasta Salad

Pesto Gnocchi Pasta Salad

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Its finally summer, and nothing says summer like pasta salad! With being out of town and starting up my dietetic internship I feel like I haven’t cooked in ages! Pesto Gnocchi Pasta Salad was the perfect solution for dinner. I took this recipe from Cook This Not That; I used store-bought pesto from Whole Foods and leftover whole wheat gnocchi that I had made a month or so ago. Pesto...

Asparagus and Turkey Bacon Alfredo 00

Asparagus and Turkey Bacon Alfredo

Asparagus and Turkey Bacon Alfredo

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I found this recipe in the May edition of Taste of Home Healthy Cooking magazine and modified it to suit me for dinner tonight. The tasty flavors and different textures in this dish make it the perfect spring pasta dinner; not to mention the delicious cheese sauce! Asparagus and Turkey Bacon Alfredo soy-free, peanut-free, tree nut-free, seed-free, sugar-free, shellfish-oil, fish-free,...

Healthy Chicken Parmesan 00

Healthy Chicken Parmesan

Healthy Chicken Parmesan

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Lean chicken breast, nutritious tomato sauce and low-fat cheese – you’ll want to make this this healthy chicken Parmesan recipe every night of the week! Close your eyes and picture the chicken Parmesan dinner from your local Italian restaurant. Do you see a reasonably-sized portion of healthy chicken Parmesan OR an enormous plate of food with two huge chicken cutlets and a...

Homemade Whole Wheat Gnocchi 00

Homemade Whole Wheat Gnocchi

Homemade Whole Wheat Gnocchi

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! If you have never made your own pasta, this is the easiest pasta to make, and you don’t even need a pasta machine! I served my gnocchi with a delicious side Caesar salad. This meal even included a festive assortment of the color green! Homemade Whole Wheat Gnocchi  soy-free, dairy-free, peanut-free, tree nut-free, seed-free, sugar-free, shellfish-oil,...

Spicy Chipotle Macaroni and Cheese 00

Spicy Chipotle Macaroni and Cheese

Spicy Chipotle Macaroni and Cheese

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I saw this recipe on the Food Network on 30-Minute Meals this weekend and I couldn’t help but make it for dinner tonight! It was a unique spicy twist on a standard comfort food and boy was it a hit! While I can’t guarantee that this meal is in any way “low-fat” with all of its cheese and chorizo, it certainly was a delicious treat! Spicy Chipotle Macaroni and...