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Kate's Short and Sweets: Pasta with Pea Pesto - vegan & gluten free. Surprise!

Kate's Short and Sweets: Pasta with Pea Pesto - vegan & gluten free

A weekend post, because I love you. And because thisweek was somewhat lame, blogging wise. Last Saturday, for the first time in quite awhile, I was able to go to my current favorite farmers' market. Will Cook For Friends: Spicy Peanut Soba Noodles - It's What's For Dinner (Again) (Spicy Peanut Soba Noodles – recipe in post) One of my favorite, simple, go-to dinners are noodles with peanut sauce.

Will Cook For Friends: Spicy Peanut Soba Noodles - It's What's For Dinner (Again)

In fact, I’ve already made a post about it, here: Spicy Peanut Sauce – It’s What’s For Dinner After my Seaweed Fiasco a couple of days ago, I went in search of a way to repurpose the incredible, flavorful sesame ginger vinaigrette I had made. My intention was to sweeten it up, and make a cool soba noodle salad… but then a voice in my head came to me, in a whisper, and it said: peanut butter. 7 Fat-Fighting Dinner Recipes. Maple Salmon with Greens, Edamame, and Walnuts Makes: 4 servings Ingredients 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons snipped fresh rosemary 4 5-ounce fresh or frozen skinless salmon fillets, about 1 inch thick 1 6-ounce package fresh baby spinach 1/2 cup cooked shelled edamame 1/2 cup red bell pepper strips 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted.

7 Fat-Fighting Dinner Recipes

Lemony Pasta with Asparagus and Bacon. Add bacon to a large saucepan or dutch oven and set over medium-high heat.

Lemony Pasta with Asparagus and Bacon

Cook, stirring frequently, until bacon is crisp and rendered, about 5 minutes. Add asparagus, increase heat to high, and cook, tossing and stirring frequently until lightly browned, about 2 minutes. Add scallion whites and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Remove from heat and add 1 cup asparagus cooking water to the pan. « Fresh: Asian Cashew Noodle Salad. I spent the weekend on Lake Mayfield.

« Fresh: Asian Cashew Noodle Salad

It’s a glorious place to spend Memorial Day weekend, or any weekend, really. When I’m out there, I do a lot of cooking, and it’s usually cooking for a crowd. Entertaining during the summer doesn’t have to mean slaving over the stove while your guests are there. I find it easiest to prepare a few cold salads ahead of time, so you can enjoy your friends and family and still eat fresh, homemade food. Gnocchi, Sweet Corn & Arugula in Cream Sauce. What a fun weeknight meal this turned out to be!

Gnocchi, Sweet Corn & Arugula in Cream Sauce

Another recipe from Better Homes & Gardens strikes again! I love those guys! I'm definitely their new biggest fan. Pasta Fresca with Prosciutto, Peas and Tomatoes. Leek and Mushroom Cream Sauce. Just the recipe...

Leek and Mushroom Cream Sauce

I made quinoa and mushroom meatballs a few weeks ago. And then I made them again, as soon as it cooled down enough in my apartment to turn on the oven. The first time I had them with a tomato sauce, but I knew I wanted them with a mushroom, white wine, cream sauce. But it got too hot in my apartment to even think about turning on the stove and I ate my meatballs with red sauce (and straight out of the fridge as a protein-packed snack, shh! I live to eat leftovers cold out of the fridge, I don't know why).

Pho, Pho, Pho. Pho, Pho, Pho My favorite thing about pho is the pairing of crunchy vegetable toppings with hot flavorful soup.

Pho, Pho, Pho

This was very good. Thanks R.S.! Tricolore alla Norma. Recipe: Vegan Avocado Alfredo Sauce. Learning to love avocados, one Alfredo recipe at a time.

Recipe: Vegan Avocado Alfredo Sauce

Avocados often get a bad rap, but for the wrong reason – for being fat. It’s about time we all got over this myth. Healthy Dinner Recipes for Weight Loss. Eggplant Parmesan Pasta Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.

Healthy Dinner Recipes for Weight Loss

Beat 1 egg. Dip two 1/2-inch-thick eggplant slices in egg, coat with 2 tablespoons panko, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, mist with nonstick cooking spray and bake 10 minutes a side. Meanwhile, cook 2 ounces whole wheat angel hair pasta. Pasta with garlicky broccoli rabe. In my humble opinion, there’s cooking and there’s cooking.

(I know, I’ll just give you a minute for the staggering profundity of that sentence to kick in.) What I mean is, it’s one thing to turn banana bread into a crepe, that crepe into a cake, that cake into a vehicle for walnut butterscotch, drooling, diet-postponing, and seconds, and it’s an entirely other thing to find yourself at the playground at 5:15 p.m. and realize a) you don’t actually have anything in the fridge that you can turn into dinner, b) you, in fact, barely feel like cooking, in fact, your interest in cooking is only a single degree stronger than your desire to order in, so this better be easy, and c) the adjacent farmers market which you have heard from others boasts ramps and asparagus and spinach and other new!

Raw Thai Style Noodles and Veggies. What a journey raw food can take us on! It all started with a longing for Pad Thai, took a stop along the way to make raw fresh coconut milk and ended up with this wonderful Asian inspired dish that really isn’t Pad Thai at all! The flavors are fresh, bright and inspiring. Eileen Cuisine: Gnocchi with ham and peas / Gnocchi cu sunca si mazare. Last week I've been to Italy, where we ate some delicious gnocchi at a restaurant. Today I tried a recipe with bought gnocchi, next time I will make them my own. It is a very simple, tasty recipe, a pure success for dinner with family. Lemony asparagus pasta - The Inspired Plate - Food Photography & StylingT Bilodeau Photography.

Already we are on our 4th installment of our 12 month Food Photography and Styling Challenge. This was a fun and interesting challenge for me. I really focused on the “Styling” and “Prop” placement for this one. I confess that my styling abilities are limited and I really need to focus and think about what it is that I am trying to achieve. When I prepared this meal I actually made two different toppings and sauces to go with them. Macroni in Milk Peppery Sauce in 15mins!! A month ago happened to taste this macroni at office, they served it as a evening snack. So the next day when the cook came to serve the snacks.....I asked him the recipe and this is the 1st time I am remembering a recipe without jotting down and it came out as it should. Thats just becos its so simple, with less ingredients and it takes only 15mins (this is the main hightlight for me to try this) altogether...hmm my kind of recipe it is!

Isnt that very quick....Hmm come lets get on to the recipe: Spring Pasta & Salad. Serious Salads: Pasta Salad with Peas and Pesto. Roasted butternut squash and bacon pasta. Sluggish moments and Ricotta Gnocchi with Cranberries and Brown Butter Sauce. Kale and Walnut Stuffed Tortellini in Vodka Sauce. Tomato Olive Spaghetti « Food-Fitness-FreshAir.

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Brussel Sprouts Pasta – Tracy Carolyn. Pumpkin-seeds pesto over Salmon, rice-noodles and white beans. Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Sage Cream Sauce. Katrina Runs For Food. Katrina Runs For Food. Dinner Tonight: Fregola with Artichokes, Feta, Almonds, and Herbs. Reader. Les Petits Chefs make Jamie Oliver’s summer veggies lasagna. From the Kitchen: Mediterranean Orzo Salad « {love+cupcakes} Blog. BitterSweet. Recipe for Greek pasta salad with sun-dried tomato vinaigrette. Cauliflower Puttanesca. L'Exquisit: Spaguetti con salsa de setas y leche de coco. Špageti sa sušenim rajčicama i maslinama / Spaghetti With Olives And Sun Dried Tomatoes. Cooking Healthy For Me: Orzo with Chicken and Lemon. A Muse in My Kitchen. Home Made Spelt Fettucine and Healthy Alfredo Sauce! Fabulessly Frugal: Extreme Couponing Blog: Coupon Classes - Learn how Extreme Couponing Works. Baby Brussels Sprouts with Lemon Cream Pasta. Five And Spice.

Yaki Udon. Stove Top Mac-n-Cheese Recipe : Alton Brown. Cheesy Ham and Pasta Bake.