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Light Pasta Alfredo with Spinach and Chicken

I love alfredo and I love a simple meal when I get home from a long day at work. This one fits both bills – and it’s not too fattening! I’m on weight watchers so I watch those points. One … Continue reading

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Pork and Cauliflower Meatballs – Not Your Grandma’s Meatballs!

I love meatballs and I love pork. And I’m always trying to find healthier ways to serve them. Then I discovered riced cauliflower. There are so many uses for it and it’s delicious! I added it to the meatballs. It … Continue reading

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Lemon Garlic Pasta and Swordfish

I found some swordfish at the market and I love fish.  Here is a quick and easy dish you can make any night that includes this delicious fish and pasta.  Just add a side salad, maybe some garlic toast, and … Continue reading

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National Tortellini Day! Have some Tortellini Soup for Pasta of the Month~

It’s National Tortellini Day – a day to celebrate these little, stuffed pastas!  Not to be confused with tortelloni (a big stuffed pasta),  these are round and bite sized morsels of deliciousness.  The region of Bologna claims to have been … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Chicken, Spinach & Parmesan

It’s National Spaghetti day!  Most people immediately think of the long noodles with a tomato and meat sauce, but the word refers simply to the pasta! Spaghetti is from the Italian word that means “thin string” or “twine”.  A perfect … Continue reading

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Pasta of the Month – Christmas Pasta

Super simple pasta side dish that reflects the colors of Christmas – Red, Green and White… Super simple and ready fast!  Want to try it?  

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Pasta of the Month – Turkey Tetrazzini

Looking for an idea for all those leftovers?  I love turkey sandwiches, but you can only have so many!  Here is a great idea for some of that leftover turkey – and it’s our Pasta of the Month!

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Thai Beef Noodle Bowl – Pasta of the Month

It’s another National food day – National Noodle Day.  No one seems to know where this National day came from, but it’s a perfect day to share the Pasta of the month!

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Pasta of the Month – Beef Stroganoff

This beef and pasta dish is believed to have originated in Russia in the 19th century.  As the story goes, the chef to Count Pavel Stroganov created the recipe for a contest and named it after his employer. The fact … Continue reading

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Pasta of the Month – Spaghetti with Classic Pesto Sauce

I’ve seen a lot of recipes these days for pesto made with spinach or kale.  But what is pesto and where did it come from? The classic version of pesto, AKA Pesto Genovese, originated in Genoa, Italy and

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