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Zucchini Noodles with Pesto | This dish is a play on pesto spaghetti!

Zucchini Noodles with Pesto |

I used a spirooli to make thin zucchini noodles and tossed it in a creamy pesto sauce. Pesto is usually made exclusively from pine nuts but holy cow they were really expensive at my local store! So I only managed to use part pine nut and added cashews as their poorer alternative. Spaghetti with Spinach Pesto and Turkey Meatballs. Whew…that was a stressful weekend…who would have thought a simple update would turn into a nightmare.

Spaghetti with Spinach Pesto and Turkey Meatballs

There we were on Friday night updating our site, when all of a sudden it disappeared! Gone…vanished… it was awful … We had wiped out our whole blog, no more recipes, no more comments, no more statistics… nothing. After moments of shock, yelling, screaming, and a few tears we calmed down and found our most recent backup. Broccoli Pesto. © 2011 Green Kitchen Stories If I say pesto you say … broccoli?!

Broccoli Pesto

No, I didn’t think so. Like most people we are normally pretty conservative when we make pesto. For us, it might have something to do with the fact that it is one of Luise’s favorite things to eat. Why change a winning concept? Say 'Yes' to Pesto. The following article was written by Keegan Baur.

Say 'Yes' to Pesto

Spring is upon us, and I, for one, am so ready for warm weather. This past weekend, I wanted to cook a fresh and light dinner and decided to try the Avocado Pesto Pasta dish à la Chef Chloe. Frankel :: NY Times Best Seller & Celebrity Natural Food Chef. Great veggie lasagna!

Frankel :: NY Times Best Seller & Celebrity Natural Food Chef

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 8 ounces whole wheat lasagna noodles 15 ounces part-skim ricotta 1/3 cup chopped basil 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts 1/3 cup packaged pesto 4 ounces shredded part-skim mozzarella Preparation.