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Sweet Potato and Tomato Pasta

Sometimes I’m just in the mood for something different. Something I’ve never had before. That happened to be a few weeks ago, a day where I didn’t feel like being in the kitchen for hours and was feeling super sad about letting go of my foster dog Lenka. We’reĀ talking ugly-cry-multiple-times-a-day-for-multiple-days-in-a-row sad. To the point where…   Read More»

Powered-Up Spinach Lasagna

This lasagna gets is *power* from a winning combo of nutrient-dense ingredients. I know spinach is old news ever since kale came to town, but there’s no reason to throw Popeye’s go-to out the window just because there’s a new kid on the block. The super food spinach supplies iron, potassium, magnesium, vitamin K, phosphorus,…   Read More»

Zucchini Linguini

When I told my recipe taster (or boyfriend, same thing) that we were having Zucchini Linguini, he assumed I meant linguini noodles with some zucchini cut up and mixed with the pasta. He didn’t expect that I would make the zucchini INTO linguini as a substitute for the pasta. It totally hits the spot when…   Read More»

Whole Grain Angel Hair Pasta with Artichokes, Lemon and Parmesan

Serves 4 in 20 minutes or less 1/2 box of whole grain angel hair pasta 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 15oz can of quartered artichoke hearts, drained 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1/3 cup reduced fat cream cheese 1/2 lemon, zest and juice 10-15 basil leaves, chopped 4 tablespoons fresh Parmesan Reggiano, for topping…   Read More»

Meatless Monday: Spaghetti Squash Marinara

Spaghetti squash is a fun and easy way to enjoy pasta without the guilt. The strand-like vegetable serves the same purpose as noodles with half the calories and carbs as pasta. If you’ve never made it before, now is a great time to get familiar with this vegetable and add it to your routine for…   Read More»

Healthy Dinner in Under 30 minutes: Red Bean, Broccoli and Basil Pasta

Sick of the same old pasta and marinara? Try this new recipe for a healthy alternative that can feed the whole family (or just you + 4 lunches for the week) for well under $20. Red Bean, Broccoli and Basil Pasta Makes 4-5 servings in 25 minutes. 3 and 1/2 cups whole wheat penne pasta…   Read More»

Spicy Pumpkin Pasta

What, you thought the pumpkin obsession was reserved for lattes and desserts? No way. Pumpkin is making it’s way into your dinner too. Why the pumpkin obsession? Well besides the taste, it offers some great health benefits: a half cup provides 100% of your vitamin A needs for the day and as much potassium than a banana. Like…   Read More»

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