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Archive for the ‘Pasta’ Category
Silken tofu provides the base for this delicious pesto sauce made without oil or cheese.
3 ounces dry angel hair pasta
1 pound asparagus, cut diagonally into 2 inch pieces (I got 10 ounces after breaking off the tough lower stalks)…
1 lb pasta (your favorite pasta – rigatoni, shells, macaroni, etc.)
2 carrots, chopped (1/2 cup)…
This recipe originally called for 2 Tbs. olive oil to go in as well (I guess in the dressing), but I left it out and it was great. I think this would also work with any other grain you would like–brown rice, amaranth, millet, barley…I love dill, but you could add whatever fresh herb you have growing in your garden!
This next one is like a spring-roll, without the hassle of spring rolls! It puts it into salad form, which I think is a great idea.
This simple salad is hearty enough to serve as a main dish.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest calls home-made spaghetti sauce “better than bottled.” I call it “easier than you think.” Contrary to what I’ve found in a lot of overpriced cookbooks, pasta sauce works just fine if you let it cook for just as long as it takes your pasta to boil.
1 small onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup vermicelli, crushed…
15 1/2 ounces red kidney beans — (1 can) drained
8 ounces tomato sauce — (1 can)…
My favorite pasta recipe is a creamy basil sauce over any kind of pasta.
If couscous is not available, this easy dish can be served over whole grains, such as millet, quinoa, or brown rice.
1 small onion, chopped
3 carrots, chopped…
Arrange the noodles on, and garnish with sesame seeds and chinese parsley.
1 pound spaghetti
1 pound vegetables — cut for stir-fry (can use frozen vegetables; I like a mixture that includes broccoli and carrots) …
- Pinquito Bean and Quinoa Taco FillingIn the past, beans were considered a humble food, a source of protein for the common folk before it became affordable to eat meat daily. Today, beans are generally seen as a side dish (barbecued beans)–or the province of vegetarians. People tend to think of them as bland and boring, and cooks often add meat […]
- Seeds of a Sea ChangeA while back someone on McDougall Friends started a thread asking how long or how many times others had been exposed to information about a plant-based diet before taking the plunge. Lots of people had a simple answer such as “after I saw Forks Over Knives.” Another remarked that it happened both all at once […]