Category Archives: Pasta

Shrimp Scampi – Lightened Up (#FishFridayFoodies)

This Lightened-Up Shrimp Scampi recipe is my contribution to this month’s Fish Friday Foodies theme: Seafood Pasta. No, that’s not pasta. It’s Zoodles! And since I lightened this traditional dish, the spiral-cut zucchini aided in that effort, but read on…there’s … Continue reading

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Couscous with Spinach and Lemon Wine Sauce (Meatless Monday)

This recipe for Couscous with Spinach and Lemon Wine Sauce was inspired on a recent trip we took to Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. I’ll tell you how I transformed something I saw in the frozen food aisle. 

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Macaroni and Beef Skillet – (Beefy Cheesy Mac)

This super cheesy Macaroni and Beef Skillet recipe is a grownup version of that boxed helper you may have had as a kid. Flavored with cumin, coriander and garlic, it’s reminiscent of Chili-Mac; it’s very hearty and it’s sure to … Continue reading

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Zucchini Carrot Pasta with Roasted Red Pepper Relish (Meatless Monday)

“Noodles” from zucchini and carrots are the star of the vegetable “pasta” for this Meatless Monday recipe. The punch of flavor in this dish comes from the additions of Roasted Red Pepper Relish (a favorite in our house), garlic-infused olive … Continue reading

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Kale Walnuts and Sweet Pepper Pappardelle (Meatless Monday)

This week’s Meatless Monday meal is a recipe for Kale, Walnuts and Sweet Pepper Pappardelle. This simple pasta dish is ready for the table in about 15 minutes, so it’s just perfect for a manic Monday, or any time. 

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Cheesy Ham and Broccoli Baked Penne

Winter and pasta seem to go hand-in-hand; this Cheesy Ham and Broccoli Baked Penne recipe is a perfect example of winter-pasta-comfort food. And it’s easy. And it’s delicious. 

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Pasta with Kale Gorgonzola and Caramelized Onion (Meatless Monday)

This recipe for Pasta with Kale, Gorgonzola and Caramelized Onions is ready in about 35 minutes, serves four, and is simple, elegant and delicious; all the perfect combination for a hectic weeknight Meatless Monday meal (or any night). 

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Meatless Monday Pasta Roundup

Today’s Meatless Monday is a trio of pasta recipes: Fettuccine with Lemon Mushrooms and Spinach, Roasted Red Pepper and Red Bean “Meatballs”, and Trottole with Spinach Basil Sauce. All three of these recipe are simple and simply delightful.  

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Herb Summer Squash “Pasta” with Spinach, Roasted Cherry Tomatoes and Walnuts (Meatless Monday)

It looks like pasta, it tastes like pasta, but it’s really summer squash. Herb Summer Squash Pasta with Spinach, Roasted Cherry Tomatoes and Walnuts is made with overgrown squash cut in a spiral cutter. Don’t have a spiral cutter? I show you … Continue reading

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Garden Capunti – Pasta with Fresh Garden Flavors (Meatless Monday)

In the Summer it’s so nice to walk to the garden, or go to the produce section of the market and find beautiful, fresh vegetables and herbs to liven your cooking. That’s just what I did for this Garden Capunti … Continue reading

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