Italian

Sneaky Zucchini Lasagna and a Giveaway from Snack Girl!

September 22, 2014
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Photo credit: SnackGirl   Hi Everyone! This month’s giveaway comes from one of my favorite healthy food bloggers – Lisa Cain at SnackGirl! Lisa makes healthy food super easy and simple – through her family-friendly recipes and real-life solutions for losing weight and getting healthy. She recently wrote an amazing cookbook – Snack Girl to […]

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Linguine with Garlicky Kale and White Beans

September 18, 2014
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I absolutely love garlic. I put it in everything: pasta, pizza, Indian food, stir frys, veggie sautes, the list could just go on and on. It’s one of my favorite seasonings because it makes any veggie taste absolutely delicious, and it’s so good for you: it has amazing anti-inflammatory properties, which makes it good for […]

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Healthy Pumpkin Ravioli with Gorgonzola Sauce

July 7, 2014
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Photo courtesy of CookingLight The husband and I are both suckers for pumpkin or butternut squash ravioli. Whenever it appears on a restaurant menu we are all over it! It’s a great indulgence once in a while, but not always the healthiest option because most restaurants add a lot of extra butter or oil to the […]

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Spinach and Cheese Ravioli with Roasted Tomatoes and Basil

November 4, 2013
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I love dressing up store-bought ingredients to make them feel like they’re totally homemade. And one of my favorite ingredients to do this with is ravioli! The husband loves ravioli, it might be one of his favorite types of pasta dishes. And now there are some really great pre-made ravioli options out there – made […]

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Hearty, Healthy, Winter Minestrone Soup

October 17, 2013
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I’m totally in a soup mood these days. It must be the impending fall weather, the fact that Halloween is two weeks away, and that the evenings are cooler now. When we were in Italy this summer, we had the most delicious minestrone soup. The kind that just sticks to your bones and warms you […]

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Healthy Macaroni and Cheese: Recipe Makeover

August 27, 2013
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I LOVE Macaroni and Cheese. The husband reallllly loves Macaroni and Cheese. And don’t get me wrong, it’s a great once-in-a-while-guilty-pleasure sort of dish. There’s just something so comforting about that cheesy, warm, gooey, starchy goodness that just makes you happy. But I was tired of only having Mac & Cheese in moderation. I wanted […]

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