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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. The changes since my last visit (a month ago? Maybe 6 weeks?) There were also peas for sale. Anyway, I tried one straight from the pod at the market, and I thought it wasn't terrible. I found the inspiration for dinner the other night on Smitten Kitchen (you know about Smitten Kitchen, right? 16Pasta with Pea Pesto - vegan & gluten freeadapted from Smitten Kitchen The pesto itself is vegan, gluten free, and free of just about eveything else, so it can accomodate lots of folks depending on what pasta you choose.

This serves 2-3 as a main course. To ensure your peas don't get overcooked (and therefore yucky), prepare an ice bath: a medium bowl filled with ice water. Start heating up your pasta water. 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. Huh. 7 Fat-Fighting Dinner Recipes. Lemony Pasta with Asparagus and Bacon. « 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. 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. I would have never thought of putting these ingredients together, but after tasting them in this dish, I don't know how I'll ever keep them away from each other in the kitchen. The creamy, soft gnocchi was great contrast to the the tasteful crispiness of the corn and arugula. 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.! Unfortunately, I was unable to find fresh bean sprouts and had to use a jar of mixed Asian vegetables. They weren’t bad but they were not fresh bean sprouts. Tricolore alla Norma. YEEEAAAH iară este vineri … și dacă este vineri se pleacă la munte !!!!!

Tricolore alla Norma

Să nu uităm că am o grădină de îngrijit și în acest weekend și niscaiva prieteni… Dar înainte să plec vă spun pe scurt ce am mâncat noi ieri seară… Ei da !!! Știu să fac și paste care necesită puțin mai mult timp și poate și ceva experiență… Pentru 2 persoane am folosit:vreo 300 gr. mezze penne tricolore1 vânătăroșii coapte ( ~7 mici sau 3 mari )25 gr. ricotta1-2 căței usturoibusuioc proaspătulei de măsline extra-virginsarepiper Se spală vânăta, i se îndepărtează coada și se feliază subțire. Pe o farfurie înclinată se așează feliile de vânătă , se presară cu sare și se lasă cel puțin o oră să se scurgă ( astfel vor fi mai dulci). 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. What do you think of this story? Pasta with garlicky broccoli rabe. In my humble opinion, there’s cooking and there’s cooking.

pasta with garlicky broccoli rabe

(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. Saptamana trecuta am fost in Italia unde am mancat la un restaurant niste gnocchi delicioase. 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. 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: Macroni - 1 cupMilk - 1 and 1/2 cupsMaida / All Purpoe Flour - 1 tbspPepper - 1/2 tspItalian Seasoning - 1 tspOnion - 1 chopped finelyGinger garlic paste - 1 tspOlive Oil - 1 tspSalt - to taste 1.Add 2 cups of water, let it boil now add the macroni cook for 5 mins in medium flame.Strain water and keep aside. 2.Add italian seasoning, maida to milk. Spring Pasta & Salad. Those of you who have stopped by recently may have noticed that nothing has been cooking around here lately, and you would be right. As I wrote on my Facebook page, I (accidentally) sliced off parts of two fingertips, and was instructed by my doctor to stop making food for a good week or so.

That was a hard message to swallow. Serious Salads: Pasta Salad with Peas and Pesto. Roasted butternut squash and bacon pasta. April 7th, 2012 · 3 Comments By writing this post, I am perfecting my procrastination skills. I am supposed to be cleaning house for our family Easter gathering tonight, but instead I’ve decided to finally share this recipe with you. In the grand scheme of things, what is more important: vacuumed floors or bacon? Right. Bacon. Sluggish moments and Ricotta Gnocchi with Cranberries and Brown Butter Sauce. The seasons more or less changed, and there came a widely used chance to dive into the delicious enjoyment of fresh and fully flavored produce. However, even though salads have become the role models of recent everyday nutrition, it's always a good thing to have something more solid and substantial in the freezer. Just in case.

Kale and Walnut Stuffed Tortellini in Vodka Sauce. Tomato Olive Spaghetti « Food-Fitness-FreshAir. Roasted Red Pepper Pesto Recipe. This Pesto Recipe is super simple, quick and makes a great vegan meal that will satisfy the taste buds. Strawberry & Broccoli Orzo Pasta Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Vinaigrette. Whole Wheat Peanut Noodles « Thinly Sliced Cucumber. Tomato Basil Cream Pasta (Vegan and Gluten Free) Mr. Baked Pasta with Roasted Peppers and Zucchini & Giveaway. One of my raves about living in regional areas – especially a foodie haven like Orange - is the ease of getting cheap pub food. Zucchini Pasta Bake with a Roasted Red Pepper Sauce. Moving is terrible and I hate it.

For the first 22 years of my life, I lived in the same city, on the same block, in the same house. Peaceful Plate » Cajun Pasta with White Beans and Kale. Food Network Friday: Oyster Mushroom Scampi « The Vegan Cookbook Aficionado. Creamy baked rigatoni with butternut squash & goat cheese. Fettuccine Alfredo. Espaguetis (Spaghetti a la Dominicana. No Sauce Pasta. Soba Noodles with Sweet Ginger Scallion Sauce. Beet Gnochi. Lebanese couscous (Moghrabieh) Cajun Chicken Pasta on the Lighter Side. Pasta with Pumpkin Sage Cream Sauce. Boursin Pasta. Eating and Taking Pictures. 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.