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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) …
- Banana Bread PuddingMy “little girl” turned 18 last week. I feel like I should have something profound to say on this momentous occasion, but everything that comes to mind is so trite: “Time flies.” “They grow up so fast.” “It seems like only yesterday that she started kindergarten.” There’s a reason those expressions are so overused: The […]
- Dance with Lightning (and Easy Fancy Breakfast–or Lunch– Quinoa)A long time ago I was fielding some very challenging interactions regarding family that were electrified with accusation, inuendo, shock and invisible third parties stirring up even more trouble. Being a very visually oriented person, I asked for an image that would help me negotiate this charged situation safely and gracefully. The one that came […]