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Who says pasta isn’t healthy?  It’s quick, easy and usually a favorite!!  Find plant-based pasta recipes for dinner tonight.

Whole Wheat Ricotta Gnocchi & Herbed Mushrooms

Whole Wheat Ricotta Gnocchi & Herbed Mushrooms

I haven’t had much luck with making homemade pasta in the past.  I’ve tried and even had my own pasta making press at one point, but I found it super challenging and lots of work.  But NOW that I’ve discovered whole wheat ricotta gnocchi and I’m […]

Greek Pasta Bowl with Tofu Feta

Greek Pasta Bowl with Tofu Feta

Tofu continues to grow on me.  When I first started this blog, I was definitely a newbie to experimenting with and eating tofu.  You can check out my first ever tofu recipe for Crispy Tofu Tacos with Lime Cilantro Yogurt from an earlier post on […]

Homemade marinara sauce with fresh tomatoes

Homemade marinara sauce with fresh tomatoes

Don’t know what to do with all those tomatoes that your garden produces?  Or maybe you simply want to make a fresh from scratch homemade marinara sauce?  Whatever reason, this recipe is all you need for your next pasta night!! Now you may be thinking […]

Tallarines Verdes: Cooking Peruvian Pesto

Tallarines Verdes: Cooking Peruvian Pesto

How about cooking up something green this weekend to celebrate St Patrick’s Day?? I have the perfect dish called Tallarines Verdes for you to prepare.  It is definitely not Irish food — it’s actually a Peruvian version of pesto — but it’s super green and […]

Cooking a healthy meatless lasagna

Cooking a healthy meatless lasagna

Lasagna is one of my favorite comfort foods. I think it’s the combination of pasta and cheese into a hearty casserole dish.  This meatless lasagna is so good and to be honest, pretty easy to make.  It combines loads of vegetables layered with tomato sauce, […]

Spinach + Winter Squash Lasagna

Spinach + Winter Squash Lasagna

I really enjoy cooking with winter squash, it’s a nutrient dense and satisfying vegetable.  And even better, it has so many different uses and ways to prepare it.  It makes a great soup, roasted side dish or even an ingredient in a casseroles, like this […]

Carbohydrates – Your body’s favorite energy source

Carbohydrates – Your body’s favorite energy source

Last week I tackled proteins, so today I want to continue taking a close look at another macronutrient, carbohydrates.  Carbs have really gotten a bad rap lately.  Between the obsession for the keto diet and gluten-free becoming trendy, they’ve truly suffered, and many people have […]

Baked Dairy-free Macaroni and Cheese

Baked Dairy-free Macaroni and Cheese

Isn’t macaroni and cheese just the PERFECT comfort food?  It reminds me of my childhood and home.  It’s creamy, filling and delicious! The perfect combination in my book.  But dairy gives me some troubles these days so I look for ways around it when possible.  […]