pasta

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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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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Homemade Fettuccine with a Fresh Tomato Olive Sauce

August 9, 2013
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As many of you know, the husband and I recently returned from an amazing trip to Italy. One of the highlights of our trip was a day-long cooking class we took through Convivio Rome - run by a husband and wife team, Sally and Guido, in a tiny medieval town named Toffia. We literally spent the […]

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Lasagna Rolls with a Pomodoro Sauce

July 12, 2013
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One of the husband’s favorite meals is lasagna. Especially my healthified vegetarian lasagna. And don’t get me wrong, I love lasagna too – but for just the two of us it ends up being a TON of food, and it takes about 1.5-2 hours to make. So one weeknight, I was looking to get the […]

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Skinny Spicy Spaghetti with Garlic, Parmesan and Veggies

May 15, 2013
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I love creating healthy pasta recipes. Pasta is one of those foods that we’re told not to eat if we’re on a diet. It has “way too many carbs” and can make you “put on weight.” But pasta is also one of the best comfort foods we have, and for people who love it, it’s […]

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