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Today is National Spaghetti Day and we are celebrating with a healthy spaghetti recipe, Whole Grain Spaghetti with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Spinach. This is one of our go-to pasta dishes. It is perfect for weeknight meals because it is quick, easy, and nutritious. We also love making this spaghetti recipe when we entertain because it stress-free and everyone loves it.
My mother called me two days ago to try to convince me that being a vegetarian would send me into early menopause. "But I saw it on the news!" she exclaimed, as if that made it the gospel truth. As if some holy and all-knowing being had come down and whispered it in her ear.
Preparation 1. Cut a medium onion into chunks and put it in a food processor, along with 2 cups drained canned beans (white are best here, but any will work), ½ cup rolled oats, a tablespoon of chili powder and salt and pepper. 2.
Feeding a family of seven with distinctly varying palates can be challenging. I've always said that I refuse to be a short order cook, preparing multiple meals for various family members to please their tastes. So instead I look for meals that can easily be customized, and pasta is always a great choice.
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Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and White Beans Serves 6 to 8 This quick vegetarian pasta combines the pleasingly bitter taste of broccoli rabe with toasted garlic and bold sun-dried tomatoes. Ingredients
Update: Try this “healthier” version of Broccoli Mac and Cheese . It’s another reader favorite . I’m calling for a mac and cheese revolution .
It has been several days of non-stop cooking, with the snow keeping us mainly at home, and mainly inside. Aside from taking Bailey out for her walks–being a good Midwestern girl, hailing from Minnesota–she loves the snow and could be out in it all day. I am not as fond of it. So I cook. Roasting tomatoes is one of my favorite, easy things to do. I wrote a post about it back in August when we were out on Long Island, and the tomatoes were incredibly plentiful & local.