Category Archives: pasta

Healthy Lasagna

This is another one from my new Weight Watchers Complete Cookbook. I make a mean veggie lasagna, but it’s definitely not this healthy. This tastes super fresh and leaves you satisfied, not with a heavy feeling. Usually sweet italian sausage … Continue reading

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Perfect Christmas Pasta

In the December Cooking Light there is a recipe for each day in December and it has a caption about how great the dish would be after specific December chores such as trimming the tree, writing Christmas cards, shopping, etc. … Continue reading

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On Top of Spaghetti…

And covered in cheese…This is a slight variation on Chicken Parm, but a good way to sneak in a veggies. The chicken is stuffed with a spinach and cheese mixture, “breaded” in ritz crackers and parmesan cheese then baked. We … Continue reading

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Halloween Dinner

Ben and I won’t be celebrating Halloween together this year, so tonight I made a special dinner…Penne with Sausage and Pumpkin Cream Sauce. It was delicious…the pumpkin was a suttle taste and the sage added a hint of woodsyness. The … Continue reading

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Mac and Cheese with a Twist

The twist to this macaroni and cheese recipe was actually a mistake, but Ben won’t let me make it any other way now. The recipe orginially came from a Weight Watchers Comfort Foods cookbook and used plain diced tomatoes and … Continue reading

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Speedy Dinners…

This is another Kraft Food & Family recipe and perfect for our busy weeks. It’s super quick, but the taste isn’t compromised. Add whatever veggies you have on hand as well as either spaghetti, angel hair or vermacelli noodle pasta. … Continue reading

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Decadent Pasta

If you don’t get the Kraft Food and Family magazine, you should! It’s free and comes quarterly with yummy, inexpensive and family friendly recipes. What I enjoy most is most recipes call for very few ingredients and most are quick … Continue reading

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More Casseroles…

This must be the month of casseroles! Until recently I had never heard of Turkey Tetrazzini or Chicken Tetrazzini. After the holidays I used leftover turkey for the Turkey Tetrazzini casserole and recently found one for chicken. While making this … Continue reading

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My favorite thing to cook…

Lasagna! It’s quite ironic I love lasagna now. When I was about 7 years old I remember eating lasagna at the beach right before we loaded up the van to come back home. A stomach bug was being passed around … Continue reading

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Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo

This is a recipe from Cooking Light that I’ve made at least 6 times since it was included in the Jan./Feb. issue. Using only 1 tablespoon of butter, no cream…only 1% milk, it tastes just as rich as anything you’d … Continue reading

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